Of the more than two million incarcerated Americans, many suffer from chronic health conditions, disease, and substance-use disorders, however some of their most urgent health concerns can be a throbbing tooth, or aching oral abscess.
Orientation began the first week of August, as Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed a new class of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. The talented group of 35 were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants—representing under 5% of the applicant pool. The incoming class includes 17 women and 18 men hailing from 18 different states and representing 29 different undergraduate institutions.
The DPH Journal Club and the Office of Global and Community Health invite you to attend a talk by Mary Otto, journalist and author of Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.
In a 2017 international ranking of dental schools by QS World University Rankings, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is ranked fifth in the top 50 dental schools worldwide, and second within the ranking of North American dental schools.
The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact (see...
On Monday January 30, 2017 the Harvard School of Dental Medicine community came together for a special tea to promote inclusion and belonging on campus. Dr. Josephine Kim, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, organized the tea with the newly announced Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) student fellows.
Dr. Donoff greeted the community by urging them to come together to stand for peers from...
Neither mountains of snow, nor chilly temperatures deterred local families and volunteers from coming to Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) on Saturday, February 11 for the annual Give Kids a Smile Event. The popular event held in the Harvard Dental Center’s Teaching Practices was an opportunity for kids ages one to seventeen to receive free dental care and to learn about oral health.
“Even in the snow, we came, we brushed, and we smiled,” said Mirissa Price, DMD2019, co-coordinator of the Give Kids a Smile 2017 event. Price, along with Carolynn Vuong, DMD2018, Justin...
HSDM's Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to Diversity Dialogues. The topic will be: How Offensive Are You? Understanding the Impact of Cultural Differences on Daily Interactions. A light lunch will be served.RSVP to attend.
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.