Dental Center News and Events

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Delivering Care to Future Generations

February 16, 2022

Nearly 50 smiling patients received care at Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s recent Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) event. The event, held annually in February during Children’s Dental Health Month, offers free dental care to children ages one to 17.

 

Student organizers Stephanie Yang, DMD24, and Kadriye Hargett, DMD24, planned and promoted this year’s event working closely with faculty and student volunteers. Although COVID-19...

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2022 Feb 12

Give Kids a Smile 2022

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center | 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115

child with dental studentsHarvard School of Dental Medicine and the Harvard Dental Center will host its annual Give Kids a Smile event on February 12th, from 9 AM to 12 PM. HSDM will provide free dental services to children ages 1-17. Services will include dental cleanings, oral exams, referrals, and more! ...

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2021 Oct 02

Give Veterans a Smile

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center

Harvard School of Dental Medicine proudly presents our first annual Give Veterans a Smile Day. On October 2, we will offer free dental exams, oral cancer screenings and prosthodontic consults for veterans. In person, or virtual appointments are available....

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Members of the HSDM Green Team and Sustainability Committee pose together at an event promoting reusable mugs.

Green Team and Sustainability Committee Inspired by Research Linking Oral Health to the Effects of Climate Change

April 21, 2021

In November of 2019, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) established its first Green Team and Sustainability Committee, bringing together students, faculty, and staff who were committed to exploring ways to make impactful changes to the School’s environmental footprint. The committee came together as a result of a Harvard Worldwide Week presentation by Dr. Donna Hackley, instructor in Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, which focused on the bi-directional relationship between environmental health and oral health through the lens of health equity. The committee focused on evaluating...

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Give Kids a Smile Delivers Care at a Critical Time

February 10, 2021

Smiles on the faces of patients and providers were still discernible even through layers of masks and PPE at Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s recent Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) event. The annual event, held each February during Children’s Dental Health Month, offers an opportunity for kids ages one to 17 to receive free dental care.

Stephanie, a mother who brought in four-year-old Ellie for her first appointment, watched as her daughter received care from dental students. “She was scared at first but now she’s all chatty. This is awesome!”... Read more about Give Kids a Smile Delivers Care at a Critical Time

2021 Feb 06

Give Kids a Smile 2021

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center | 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115

child in dental chair

Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Harvard Dental Center will host its annual Give Kids a Smile event on February 6th, from 9 AM to 12 PM. HSDM will provide free dental services to children ages 1-17. Services will include dental cleanings, oral exams, referrals, and more!...

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