RSDM News

Got Research? Publish it in RSDM’s Student Journal

Carrie Stetler | September 25, 2018

RSDM’s student research publication, the Rutgers Journal of Dentistry, is eagerly looking for submissions for its next edition. “The main idea is to show what people here do, to introduce the research that’s been done,” said second-year student Taha Azimaie, an editor of the journal.

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Student Research Showcased on Balbo Day

Carrie Stetler | April 2, 2018

Balbo Day at RSDM is a reminder that the field of oral healthcare expands beyond cavities and crowns. At the annual exhibition last month, students showcased research that ranged from the effects of Vitamin D on periodontal disease to fascinating cases studies of patients with rare disorders.

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Student’s Work On New Implant Method Wins $100,000 Grant

Carrie Stetler | April 2, 2018

A postgraduate student’s s proposed alternative to titanium dental implants was awarded $100,000 from Rutgers University Tech Advance, which funds research for potential commercial development. Dr. Amir Fakhrzadeh, a resident in the Periodontics Department, has designed a method of replacing teeth with a composite biomaterial of cement mixed with patient dentin, which mimics natural teeth.

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