Summer 2016

What Do Dentists Need?

National research initiative aims to get new technologies and treatments to patients more quickly

If dentists could ask for new technology and materials to solve some of their >>

More Than Skin Deep

Insight into a rare disease could lead to treatments for the world’s most pervasive cancer

When she was just 12, Julie Breneiser had her first skin cancer removed and >>

Life Sciences Pioneer

Biologist Michael Levin will lead one of two new Allen Discovery Centers in the nation

Tufts University has received a $10 million grant, one of only two in the >>

Top Stories

21st Century DMD

Educating the next generation of dentists

A Collective Assault on Opioid Abuse

First-in-the-nation core competencies will give dental students strategies for fighting an epidemic

A Dentist Goes to Hollywood

Eric Weinstock is a ‘root canal guy’ who knows his way around a screenplay, with two movies set for release this year. Cue the burping pig. 

The Transformers

They helped the field of pediatric dentistry grow up

Big Brother, Little Brother

Their backgrounds couldn’t be more different, but they are friends for life

Editor's Picks

Wave of the Future

Baby boomers are reaching retirement. Is the profession prepared for millions more older patients?

A World of Good

New global initiative ensures service-learning trips are there for the long haul

Bringing Quidditch Down to Earth

Ethan Sturm, D17, is a wizard at promoting a sport inspired by fiction

Building a Health-Care Home

One patient, many providers— and a fresh approach to bringing it all together

Safety Gap

Shortcoming in protective eyewear spurs look at new standards