RSDM News

Faculty and Alumna is Pioneer in Field of Oral Surgery

Carrie Stetler | March 4, 2020

Dr. Pam Alberto endured a litany of sexist commentary during dental school in the 1970s and later, when she was applying for an oral surgery residency. Nevertheless, she persisted, eventually becoming the second woman oral surgeon in New Jersey.

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Tooth Fairy Adds Magic to Give Kids a Smile Day

Carrie Stetler | March 4, 2020

On Give Kids a Smile Day last month, first-graders from the Gray Charter School in Newark happily recited lessons they learned about taking care of their teeth and gums. They were awestruck by RSDM’s reigning Tooth Fairy,  Britteny Zito,  a resident in the Department of Orthodontics, who has donned wings and entertained kids for the past few years.

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RSDM Match Rate More than 20 Percent Above National Average

Carrie Stetler | February 3, 2020

Students celebrated the milestone of Match Day last month at RSDM’s annual ceremony, reflecting back on the lessons of dental school and looking forward to the future. Dean Cecile Feldman noted that RSDM match rate was 87 percent, compared to the national match rate of 64 percent.

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