Fall 2012

Resilient Women

Stage drama recounts the horror and the hope that defined two families

April 24, 1915, was a day like any other in Turkish Armenia. Then night >>

Culture of Understanding

Health-care providers should have specialized training on caring for patients from diverse backgrounds

A decade ago, the Institute of Medicine released a comprehensive report about racial and ethnic >>

The D List

A smattering of dentistry tidbits to inform, amuse and amaze

$2.10

The national average, per tooth, left by the Tooth Fairy in 2011, according to Delta >>

Top Stories

Caught

Infection-causing bacteria are the bad guys of the health-care world. These dental detectives found a better way to track them down

Uncommon Scents

Horticulturist Louis Ricciardiello, D78, DG82, tends a noisome niche: the night-stalking corpse flower

Ringside Seat

Clark Sammartino’s hard-hitting avocation has taken him around the world with some of the biggest names in the game

Will the Safety Net Hold?

When there’s no other care, hospital-based dental residents pick up the slack, but federal cuts could diminish their numbers

Editor's Picks

Culture of Understanding

Health-care providers should have specialized training on caring for patients from diverse backgrounds

Tooth Tattoo

Tiny sensor may one day help dentists assess their patients’ oral and overall health

The ‘Other’ Fluoride

For millions with dry mouth, this cousin keeps decay at bay

A Mouthful of Info

Electronic patient records are a data gold mine for a new generation of oral health research