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2019 Apr 09

Professor Donald B. Giddon Annual Lecture in Behavioral Medicine and Dentistry

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB Auditorium

Pharmacy’s Future: A Look Back– What Dentistry Can Learn From Pharmacy’s Experience

This year's Professor Donald B. Giddon Annual Lecture in Behavioral Medicine and Dentistry will feature Daniel Zlott, PharmD, BCOP, vice president of Professional Education Resources at the American Pharmacists Association in Washington, D.C. Dr. Zlott currently serves as the VP of Professional Education Resources at APhA, where he oversees all of APhA’s education initiatives. Prior to joining APhA, he worked at the National Institutes of...

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2019 Jan 30

Brush Up on Motivational Interviewing: In the Dental Chair and Beyond!

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 106
Encouraging behavior change is the most important part of helping our patients improve their health, but making time to engage patients with motivational interviewing (MI) or health coaching during a busy clinic session is hard! In this talk, Dr. Lisa Simon will review the principles behind effective MI and then get in some fun and interactive practice to master MI in the dental setting. Read more about Brush Up on Motivational Interviewing: In the Dental Chair and Beyond!
2019 Jan 14

Free Dental Screenings

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center

The Harvard Dental Center Teaching Practices is looking for adult patients who (after screening) might qualify for Board Exams held onsite, or at a neighboring Boston facility. After a dental screening, participants who qualify and are willing to be a part of the exam(s) will receive specified dental treatment at no cost.
*Includes dental examination and dental x-rays.

Call 617-432-1434 or fill out our online form to request an...

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GKAS patient

Spreading Smiles One Child at a Time

February 5, 2018

Five-year-old Ayrum Harris grasped a smiling rubber ducky in one hand while holding onto the hand of a dental student. After getting settled into a dental chair for an exam, the student gave him a pair of brightly-colored sunglasses to protect his eyes and explained how together they would count and polish his teeth, learn how to brush and floss, and fight cavity bugs. Ayrum put on the glasses and beamed in anticipation

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Martha singing

HSDM Singer Knocks It out of the Ballpark

September 6, 2017

Martha Vedrine, staff assistant in the Office of Dental Education recently sang the National Anthem at the opening of the Red Sox game on Labor Day, September 4, 2017.

Vedrine was selected to represent the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) during Union Night at Fenway Park. After sending taped recordings of her performances to the Red Sox she was officially given the honor of singing at the revered ballpark.

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2017 Feb 11

Give Kids a Smile

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center


Join us for our annual Give Kids a Smile event. Children ages 1-17 will receive free dental exams, cleanings and referrals. Medical well-child screenings are also available. Call 617-432-1434, option #1 to make an appointment. 

 

2017 Jan 31

January Wellbeing Events

12:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

HSDM REB Lobby and Auditorium

January is Wellbeing Month. The Harvard Longwood Community is invited to attend the following events at HSDM focused on health and wellbeing:

Work/Life Panel
Tuesday, January 31 12:30-1:30, 
HSDM, REB Auditorium
Note: No registration required

HLC Faculty, Postdocs, Staff will share their approaches to meeting Work/Life challenges such as; integrating their unique identities with their careers, overcoming cultural expectations in achieving their goals, building resilience in the times of hardship, nurturing their interests outside of work...

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Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

December 7, 2016

HSDM students Morgane Amat and Tiffany Chien (DMD 2019 candidates) and their HMS teammates George Agyapong and Jun Liu (MD 2019 candidates) were recently awarded an Agents of Change grant for their project Interventions in Family Oriented Optimal Diet for Development (iFOODD) which aims to spread awareness of nutrition and oral health in families that have children with special needs.

Agents of Change grants from the Center for Primary Care provide...

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Leadership Forum Brings Together Powerful Advocates for Integrating Dentistry and Medicine

Leadership Forum Brings Together Powerful Advocates for Integrating Dentistry and Medicine

November 9, 2016

Leaders in academia, healthcare, and business recently came to together at forum hosted by Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) to address the idea of integrating dentistry and medicine. The two-day event, “Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 2.0,” featured thought-provoking speakers, panelists, and discussion around the idea of connecting oral health to...

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