NYU College of Dentistry Receives $2.2 Million to Study Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss in People with Diabetes
The National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a grant to researchers at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) to explore the biological mechanisms that contribute to poor oral health and related bone loss among people with diabetes. The grant, which began April 1, provides $2.2 million over five years. Read more
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: A New Clinic, A New Experience
In the Center for Precision Dental Medicine, where dental students and residents treat patients under faculty supervision, CDM is working to revolutionize the teaching and practice of dentistry, and for the patient, the environment transforms the experience. The cutting edge technology and layout aimed to increase efficiency have the added effect of enhancing the patient experience, says Richard M. Lichtenthal, DDS, associate professor of operative dentistry. Read more.