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NYUCD in the News
A sampling of recent Media coverage
 






















































The New York Times quoted Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education and Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in an article about managing the costs of dental care, with or without insurance. The story was also reported by the Salt Lake Tribune, Sarasota Herald Tribune, Gainesville Sun-On, and the Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota.

The New York Times quoted Dr. Steven Butensky, Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics, for a story on the connection between financial distress and teeth grinding.

Prevention reported the results of a study led by Dr. Wolff that showed a connection between consuming sports drinks and tooth erosion. The research results were also reported in Good Housekeeping, Self, Bottom Line Personal, Chicago Parent, and AGD Impact.

Prevention also interviewed Dr. Wolff about when and how you should brush when using white strips/trays/gels.

AGD Impact quoted Dr. Daniel Malamud, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology and Director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program, in an article about salivary diagnostics.

DrBicuspid.com quoted Dr. William Maloney, '92, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in an article about research on progeria, a disease that produces rapid aging, beginning in childhood. The research was also reported in Biotech Week.

DrBicuspid.com also interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, for a story on the Institute of Medicine's recent findings that comparative effectiveness research on pediatric dental care should become a national priority.

ABC News Now interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff for a story on affordable dental care.

The Today Show interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi on the potential benefits of recovering dental stem cells for families who did not bank their children's cord blood.

Woman's Day quoted Ms. Alla Wheeler, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene, in an article about tooth sensitivity.

Martha Stewart Living magazine interviewed Dr. Wolff for a story on teeth bleaching.

KHN, a journalist-run news organization covering healthcare policy and politics, interviewed Dr. Moursi about how healthcare legislation may affect pediatric dental care.

Univision/Channel 41 interviewed Dr. Lucy Troncoso, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, about oral health care for Hispanics, pediatric oral health care, and oral cancer prevention.

A Wall Street Journal article on the link between oral health and systemic health mentioned the preventive health services available at the NYU Nursing Faculty Practice at NYUCD.

msnbc.com reported on a study led by Dr. Mark Wolff that found a connection between drinking white wine and tooth staining. The research results were also reported by AOL Health<; Allure; News 12 Long Island; Dentalnotes, the newsletter of the Academy of General Dentistry; and Dental Products magazine.

CBS Newspath reported on a study led by Dr. Shiela Strauss, Associate Professor of Nursing and Co-Director of the Statistics and Data Management Core for NYU's Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, which found that over 90 percent of people with gum disease are at risk for diabetes, and that at least half could be screened in dental offices. The research results were also reported by Reader's Digest, UPI, Science Daily, Medical News Today, Dental News Report, Drug Store News, and hundreds of other health news Web sites and blogs worldwide, including ScienceCodex.com, RedOrbit.com, Healthcentral.com, and Futurity.org. Dr. Strauss was also interviewed about the study by HHS HealthBeat, a podcast produced by the United States Department of Health & Human Services.

Woman Dentist Journal reported that Dr. Marcela Romero-Reyes, an Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine and Director of the Orofacial and Head Pain Clinic, was awarded a grant to study whether a treatment for migraine headaches can also be used to manage orofacial pain disorders.

Hudson Register-Star reported on an NYUCD outreach mission to treat underserved children in Hudson, New York.

Fox 5's Good Day New York interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff for a story about the benefits of chewing sugarless gum.

Smart Money magazine interviewed Dr. Wolff about the pros and cons of new dental technology versus traditional restorations.

Vogue magazine featured Dr. Gerald Curatola, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, in an article about tooth whitening and oral health.

NYSDA (New York State Dental Association) News reported on a weekend conference held at NYUCD in October which focused on AIDS testing in the dental office. The conference, entitled "Oral Pathology and Rapid HIV Testing," was sponsored by the New York State Dental Association.

Dental Town Magazine reported on research led by Dr. Nelson Silva, Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics, and Dr. Van Thompson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics, which found that dental crowns made from a lithium disilicate ceramic were more durable than veneered zirconia crowns. The study results were also reported in Lab Management Today.

WebMD interviewed Dr. Andrew I. Spielman, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, for stories about the causes of and solutions for bad breath, and the impact that smoking has on the ability to taste.

Doctor Radio,a Sirius Satellite Radio channel sponsored by the NYU Langone Medical Center, interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi about children's oral health; Dr. Rima Bachiman Sehl, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, about oral health and nutrition and changes in oral health as people age; Dr. Mark Wolff about diseases of the mouth and the connection between oral health and heart health, as well as how to manage dental erosion caused by everyday beverages; and dental "New Year's Resolutions" for 2010; Dr. Dennis Tarnow, former Professor and Chair of Peridontology & Implant Dentistry, about advances in implant treatment; and Ms. Alla Wheeler, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene, on proper ways to keep teeth clean.

Slate, the online magazine, carried a story entitled "The American Way of Dentistry: Inside the Dental Safety Net," in which the NYU College of Dentistry was cited as an excellent resource for affordable dental care.

Big Apple Parent quoted Dr. George Cisneros, Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthodontics, in a story about advances in orthodontics. The story also appeared in Brooklyn Parent and Promenade magazine.