Spring 2019

Stairway to Fitness

Why go to a gym when you can take the stairs at One Kneeland Street?

I like this particular stairwell,” said Robert Kasberg, as he proudly showed a visitor >>

Healing Through Art

Moving beyond stigma and isolation after loss.

Inspired by memories of family weekends in Maine, Bryan painted his canvas: two stick >>

Promoting Prevention

Andrea Zandona becomes the new chair of comprehensive care.

Andrea Zandona. Photo: Courtesy Tufts Student Hispanic Dental Association

Andrea Zandona believes in diagnosing, >>

A Service Milestone

The Tufts Student Hispanic Dental Association celebrates a mission-driven twenty-five years.

Two Saturdays a month, at least a half dozen members of the Tufts Student >>

Shining a Light on Sjögren’s

For two decades, Ilias Alevizos, D98, has examined a research gap on the autoimmune disease: the mouth.

It was love at first sight for Ilias Alevizos, D98, and the Tufts University >>

Warm Welcome

A family who got its start at Tufts is supporting a space for new patients.

When Richard Catrambone, D85, DG89, D19P, was growing up, he’d spend summer breaks riding >>

Fellowship Promotes Teaching and Research

Periodontists recognize Irina Dragan with a prize for junior faculty.

Irina Dragan, DG15, MSD15, assistant professor of periodontology, is the first faculty member from >>

Tops at Yankee Dental Congress

Three dental school alumni were honored at this year’s Yankee Dental Congress.

David Harte, A75, D78, was named Clinician of the Year. Harte, who maintains a >>

Bates Day: A Dental Research Tradition

A record eighty students presented their work.

A record eighty students presented posters on March 6 at Bates-Andrews Day, the school’s >>

Remembering Alvar Gustafson

1946–2018

Alvar Gustafson, who died October 13 at age seventy-two, put students first. During his >>

Remembering David Hern

1935–2019

David Hern, D61, whose expertise in dentures and other restorations will keep his students’ >>

Instrumental Elements

Today's first-year students get a head, and so much more.

That fellow in the center up there (1) appears to have a pretty nice >>

Top Stories

The Case for Teaching

For those who fall under the spell, there’s joy in guiding new dentists in the classroom and clinic.

Why I Love Teaching

Veteran Tufts professors and our dean share classroom wisdom.

Love Will Triumph

Buoyed by faith and the kindness of others, Umuhire Ntabana, D20, built a new life at Tufts.

The Music Man

For over three decades, country stars have trusted one team with their most previous instruments: Robert Ossoff and the Vanderbilt Voice Center.

Editor's Picks

Primary Care Meets the Dentist Chair

An associate professor explores expanding the scope of dental practice.

Stairway to Fitness

Why go to a gym when you can take the stairs at One Kneeland Street?

Instrumental Elements

Today's first-year students get a head, and so much more.

Recovering a Smile

Oral health is an oft-neglected aspect of addiction treatment.