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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.

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Professor in NYU's Rory Meyers College of Nursing Bei Wu was recently honored with a 2017 International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Research.

College of Dentistry speeds up teeth movement, braces process

College of Dentistry speeds up teeth movement, braces process

December 10, 2013


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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 ...

College of Dentistry professor, team research HIV-1 cell reproduction

College of Dentistry professor, team research HIV-1 cell reproduction

September 24, 2013


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College of Dentistry professor David Levy led a team of researchers who discovered a way HIV-1 reproduces itself, which may eventually lead to possibilities to kill off the virus before it develops into AIDS. The researchers published their study, “An HIV-1 replication pathway utilizing revers...

NYU professor receives research grant for dental program

NYU professor receives research grant for dental program

October 22, 2012


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Mary Northridge, assistant professor of epidemiology and health promotion at NYU’s College of Dentistry, was awarded a five-year, $3.7 million grant to continue her research on how the elderly in low-income, racial and ethnic communities in New York City access oral healthcare. The National Institute...