RSDM News

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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Student Shows Them Who’s ‘Floss Boss’

Carrie Stetler | January 3, 2018

It seems like an impossible goal, but Stephanie Gomez is determined. “I’m trying to make flossing seem cool,” she declares.It seems like an impossible goal, but Stephanie Gomez is determined. “I’m trying to make flossing seem cool,” she declares. To that end, she created the “Floss Boss” challenge to encourage people who commit to flossing  21 days straight.

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Students Chosen for Honors Program Focusing on Patients with Disabilities

Carrie Stetler | September 1, 2017

Two fourth-year students have been selected to be part of the Special Care Dentistry Honors program, a new effort that focuses on treating patients with disabilities. Siddhi Shah and Melissa Ciandella will be focusing on an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes collaborative work with students and faculty from the Rutgers School of Social Work and the School of Public Health, said Vice Dean Dr. Kim Fenesy.

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