RSDM News

No More Fears: Scholarship Recipient Shares Tips on Putting Patients At Ease

Carrie Stetler | June 7, 2019

In 2018, 61 students received scholarships from 38 donors. This year, RSDM kicked off the year-long Chancellor’s Challenge, which offers matching funds for all donors. Gifts benefit students like Jonathan Matute, who was awarded the Professionalism Scholarship last year. The scholarship is funded by Alumni and Friends of RSDM. We recently sat down with Jonathan for a Q&A.

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RSDM Goes Global with Annual Dental Missions

Carrie Stetler | May 2, 2019

RSDM’s dental missions reach underserved patients in the U.S. and overseas, often in places where there are no dentists for many miles and where poverty prevents patients from buying necessities like a toothbrush and toothpaste. Students, faculty and alumni embark on three yearly missions over Spring Break, and this year was no exception.

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RSDM to Screen Patients for Diabetes, Thanks to Funds from Delta Dental of NJ

Carrie Stetler | March 28, 2019

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) providers will screen patients for diabetes as part of a new early detection program. Said RSDM Dean Cecile A. Feldman. “Each year 27 million patients visit a dentist but not a physician. Many patients seeking care at the dental school are either diabetic or prediabetic but haven’t been diagnosed and don’t know they’re at risk.”

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