RSDM News

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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Patient Finds Relief from Severe Gum Recession, Tooth Pain

Carrie Stetler | April 2, 2018

Mary Lynn Schmidt was self-conscious about her receding gumline, which was so advanced in one spot that the root of her tooth was exposed. Even worse was her chronic and severe toothache, the result of an undiagnosed nerve disorder worsened by a botched filling. Both problems were solved at RSDM’s faculty practice, Rutgers Health University Dental Associates.

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At RSDM, Give Kids a Smile Lives Up to Its Name

Carrie Stetler | February 5, 2018

On Give Kids a Smile Day, RSDM was filled with tooth fairies, magic and games. But students, faculty and staff were on a serious mission: to prevent dental decay, one of the most prevalent diseases among children.

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