RSDM News

Newark Children Receive Fluoride Sealants on Give Kids a Smile Day

Carrie Stetler | February 5, 2019

For the first time in the 15-year-history of RSDM’s Give Kids a Smile Day (GKAS), the Pediatric Department offered fluoride dental sealants to prevent cavities for Newark children who visited the school on Friday. The day was a playful celebration that included tips on brushing and flossing, free dental screenings and Cat in the Hat costumes worn by students, staff and faculty.

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At a Nepal Dental School, Faculty Member Shares Knowledge

Carrie Stetler | January 7, 2019

In the mountains of Nepal, many villagers enjoy chewing tobacco, increasing their risk for oral cancer. Oral pathology is vital in diagnosing the disease, but information and technology, often lag behind advances in the U.S. and more developed nations. Dr. Shruti Kasihkar, an RSDM assistant professor of Oral Pathology, shared knowledge and updates at a Nepalese dental school recently.

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