Summer 2016

The State We’re In

ADA paints a mixed picture of oral health care in America

Some good news: The number of children from low-income families in the U.S. who >>

3 Questions for Mandy Alamwala, D16

The importance of organized dentistry

In her junior year, Mandy Alamwala, D16, was elected one of 11 trustees of >>

Tufts Dental Clinics by the Numbers

Patients logged more than 138,500 appointments in 2015

In the Spotlight

Anthony Paolucci, D85, had a role in this year’s Oscar winner for Best Picture

Tufts dental folks watching the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight” may have noticed a familiar >>

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