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NYUCD in the News
 


WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News featured stories on NYUCD’s new “Scratch and Sniff” smoking prevention program that targets preteens and on research suggesting that genes cause cavities. The stories were broadcast during NYUCD/NYUCN’s free fall screening program conducted in partnership with WABC-TV Channel 7 and Colgate. WABC-TV Channel 7 also promoted the free screenings with public service announcements and live coverage.

WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News featured Dr. Mark Wolff, Professor and Chair of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in a story on the ADA’s decision to give its seal of approval to Wrigley’s sugarless gum. Dr. Wolff spoke about the oral health benefits of chewing gum.

WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News interviewed Dr. Michael Ghalili, Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics, about ultra-thin, “no-prep” veneers.

ABCNews.com featured Dr. Brian Chadroff, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, in a segment on gum lifts.

Scienceline carried a story on an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History featuring an ancestral human bone image created by Dr. Timothy Bromage, Adjunct Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology.

Dental Products Report published a photo-essay on NYUCD entitled “Then and Now.”

UPI reported on a study of monkey cognition by Dr. Elena Cunningham, Adjunct Associate Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology. The study results were also reported by the Post Chronicle, Science Daily, Biology Blog, and Physorg.com.

National Geographic reported on a study led by Dr. Page Caufield, Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, which found that humans and their oral bacteria evolved from a common ancestor. The study was also reported in Dentistry Today, Dental Assistant, Health & Medicine Week, New Scientist, Popular Mechanics en Espanol, NYU Alumni Magazine, and on MicrobeWorld Radio.

Dentistry Today quoted Dr. Kenneth S. Magid, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in a story about digital X-ray file sharing.

The New York State Dental Journal reported the appointment of Dr. Michael P. O’Connor as Executive Associate Dean for Administration and Finance at NYUCD.

NY1 News interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff on “dentabrasion,” an aesthetic dentistry procedure used for deep cleaning stained teeth.

NY1 News interviewed Dr. Michael Ghalili, Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics, about a process called “Forget the Braces,” which uses veneers to correct misshapen teeth.

NY1 News interviewed Dr. Charles Larsen, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, about candy consumption on Halloween.

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette quoted Dr. Shane G. Methal, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in an article on lip tattoos.

ADA News reported the appointment of Dr. Charles N. Bertolami as the Herman Robert Fox Dean of NYUCD. The appointment was also reported in Dentistry Today, The New York State Dental Journal, and The Journal of the California Dental Association.

ADA News reported the establishment of the Herman Robert Fox Deanship at NYUCD, in recognition of a $5 million gift by the late Dr. Fox’s son. The story was also reported in The New York State Dental Journal.

ADA News reported on the April 2007 Second Annual New York City Oral Cancer Walk organized by the NYUCD chapter of the Student National Dental Association.

The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) reported on a study by Dr. Gustavo Cruz, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, which linked tooth decay and gum infections to ethnicity and country of origin. The study was also reported in Dentistry Today and AGD Impact.

Health & Medicine Week reported the results of an apoptosis cell biology study conducted by Dr. Kathleen Kinnally, Professor and Associate Chair of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology.

The Oral Health Advocate featured NYUCD as a recipient of a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities in support of a pediatric oral health initiative, “Smiles Across America.”

ADA News reported on a $6.2 million NIH grant awarded to Dr. Daniel Malamud, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology and Director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program, to establish a Manhattan-based HIV/AIDS research collective. The grant was also reported by the British Dental Journal and MediLexicon.com.

The New York Daily News, New York Journal, and African-American Observer carried announcements of the NYUCD/NYUCN free fall health screenings.

WNBC-TV Channel 4 interviewed Dr. Gerald Curatola, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, about the importance of good nutrition to oral health.

Campus Technology featured NYUCD in an article on technology in dental education.

Nursing Spectrum reported on the opening of the Nursing Faculty Practice at NYUCD.

The Journal of the California Dental Association reported on a study by Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, Professor of Biomaterials & Biomimetics and Linkow Professor of Implant Dentistry, which found that an innovative new coating shows promise for inhibiting plaque and calculus around braces.

Better Homes & Gardens quoted Dr. Michael Gelb, Clinical Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine, in an article on temporomandibular disorders.

New York Magazine and Time Out New York both included NYUCD in their guides to affordable healthcare.

Good Morning America featured Dr. Dean Vafiadis, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, performing dramatic dental makeovers of two 31-year-old female twins.

AGD Impact reported on a grant awarded by Allergen, Inc., to NYUCD to assess whether BOTOX® injections can reduce the sudden episodes of stabbing, electric shock-like facial pain associated with paroxysmal trigeminal neuralgia.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on an NYUCD study by Dr. Stefanie Russell, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, which found a link between pregnancy and tooth loss. The study was also reported by the Toronto Star and The Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

Bottom-Line Personal reported on a study led by Dr. Walter A. Bretz, Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, which found that a two-week regimen of tongue and tooth brushing in combination with dental flossing decreased gingival bleeding by 38 percent.

Self quoted Dr. Andrew Spielman, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, in an article on preventing bad breath.

Newsday quoted Dr. Barry Rozenberg, Clinical Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine, in an article about a hot-dog eating champion’s jaw injury.

Fitness quoted Dr. Jonathan Levine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in an article on flossing.

HeraldNews and NorthJersey.com quoted Dr. Neal Herman, Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, in an article about children’s oral health.

The Journal of Endodontics carried a story about NYU Department of Endodontics students and faculty joining NYUCD’s second outreach mission to Nicaragua in March 2007. The story also appeared in The New York State Dental Journal.

The New York State Dental Journal reported on a $230,000 NIH grant awarded to NYUCD to study caries in HIV-positive women.

The New York State Dental Journal cited the PEARL Network, an NYUCD-based, NIH- funded, regional practice-based research network in an article on clinical research.

The New York State Dental Journal reported on the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine’s presentation of the Alumni Award of Merit to Dr. Jonathan A. Ship, Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine and Director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.