Talks@12: Oral Health Facts Matter


Monday, January 29, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Armenise Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue

The rapid spread through social networks of health misinformation, such as questioning the safety of water fluoridation and vaccinations, has led to new public health and policy challenges. In our web-based world, the sound science that supports some oral health advances is being threatened. Brittany Seymour and Alessandro Villa from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine will discuss how to recognize inaccuracies and change the conversation.

   Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH
   Assistant Professor of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology



   Alessandro Villa, PhD, DDS
   Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity


The Talks@12 series, sponsored by the HMS Office of Communications and External Relations, offers the entire community a chance to hear from the extraordinary researchers and educators who make HMS a world-class institution.

HMS staff, faculty and students are invited to attend these lunch-time talks on campus, while members of the public are invited to view via livestream.