Students

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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Northeastern class

Interprofessional Team Building with Nurse Practitioner Students

December 14, 2017

Dr. Leonard Brennan, instructor in Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology and fourth-year DMD student, Yassee Pirooz, were recently invited to teach a class of Northeastern University nurse practitioner (NP) students about the importance of interprofessional team relationships in medicine and dentistry.  

The presentation by Brennan and Pirooz explored the importance of the NP/dental collaboration in depth. ... Read more about Interprofessional Team Building with Nurse Practitioner Students

2017 Dec 05

DAT Prep Materials Drive

Tue Dec 5 (All day) to Fri Jan 5 (All day)

Location: 

Office of Dental Education

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) is collecting prep materials for area college students who want to pursue dental school but may not have the funds to formally prepare for the Dental Admission Test.... Read more about DAT Prep Materials Drive

Jail photo

Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

October 6, 2017

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.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students are learning this firsthand by providing care to patients incarcerated at Suffolk County’s Nashua Street Jail. Several HSDM students and faculty operate a weekly clinic at the 640-bed facility in downtown Boston as part of the Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC)... Read more about Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 Begins Their Journey at HSDM

August 7, 2017

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.

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2017 Jul 05

Advanced Graduate Student Orientation

8:45am to 10:30am

Location: 

Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium

Join us as we welcome the new AGE students.

8:45 - 9:00am - REB Auditorium 

Welcome 

R. Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD 
Dean 

Introductions 

Sang Lee, DMD, MMSc
Director of Advanced Graduate Education 

Nina Anderson, PhD 
Office of Research, Director of Predoctoral Research 

Mary Tavares, DMD, MPH 
Forsyth Institute Introduction 
Instructor in Oral Health Policy & Epidemiology 

Wanda Mock 
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2017 Jul 31

DMD Student Orientation

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
HSDM welcomes the DMD Class of 2021.

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