RSDM News

On RSDM’s 60th Birthday, an Alum Looks Back

Carrie Stetler | January 4, 2017

For RSDM’s first students, dental school was a place to learn the now-antiquated art of gold foil restorations and dental implants were decades away from being common practice. Alumni Dr. Robert Forte, a member of RSDM’s first class, looks back on at the school’s early days and the evolution of dentistry.

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Alum Explores History Through Vintage Dental Gear

Carrie Stetler | November 27, 2016

Mike Mouravieff has a vast trove of dental antiques, from an S.S.White dental chair with red velvet upholstery, circa 1897 to a century-old bottle of Listerine, decorated with a delicate floral motif. A lifelong history buff, Mouravieff says the antiques are his window into the history of science and medicine.

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RSDM Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Carrie Stetler | March 1, 2016

In 1956, Anthony Volpe enrolled at Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry in Jersey City. Like Volpe, one of 36 graduates in 1960, many students were veterans, who enrolled with help from the GI Bill. This year, RSDM celebrates the 60th anniversary of New Jersey’s first and only dental school and its evolution over the decades.

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