RSDM News

RSDM Researcher Seeks Alternatives to Root Canal

Carrie Stetler | December 1, 2017

Dr. Emi Shimuzu’s research could some day help end a procedure most dental patients dread: the root canal. Shimuzu is an endodontist studying how to regenerate dental pulp and dentin as an alternative to removing the pulp during root canals.

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Faculty Uses Dental Forensics to Help Identify Hurricane Victims

Carrie Stetler | December 1, 2017

As Puerto Rico struggled without power and electricity in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath, it was difficult for medical examiners to identify victims of the disaster. RSDM’s Dr. Harry Zohn, who teaches a course on forensic dentistry, travelled to the island as part of the federal Disaster Mortuary Operation Response Team last month to support efforts to ID the bodies.

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Rosivack Tapped as Interim Chair of Pediatric Dentistry

Carrie Stetler | November 22, 2017

Dr. Glenn Rosivack has been named Interim Chair of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Health, Dean Cecile A. Feldman announced last month. Rosivack replaces Dr. Christopher Hughes, who resigned at Chair effective December 4. He’ll continue to hold the position of Director of the Pediatric Postdoctoral Program.

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