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Finding Mentorship at NYU Dentistry

Finding Mentorship at NYU Dentistry

By Sam Klein, Staff Photographer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

When College of Dentistry alumnus Edly Destine first approached Marcus Jouhnson, another alumnus of NYU College of Dentistry, Johnson had no idea what was coming.

College of Dentistry speeds up teeth movement, braces process

College of Dentistry speeds up teeth movement, braces process

December 10, 2013


Filed under News

A team at NYU’s College of Dentistry has developed a procedure that decreases the amount of time required to wear braces. The process is called micro-osteoperforation, which involves poking small holes into the patient’s gums using a special plastic drill called a Propel. The controlled injury allows porous ...