7 dentists making headlines

From Harvard School of Dental Medicine's new dean to a Los Angeles dentist warning patients against a teeth whitening trend that went viral on TikTok, here are the latest dentists making headlines.

  1. Cleveland dentist and community activist Eugene Jordan, DDS, who once served as the president of the National Dental Association, died at age 83.

  2. Tammy Chen, DDS, wrote an article for The New York Times explaining she has seen at least one patient with a tooth fracture every day since reopening her New York City-based practice in early June.

  3. William Giannobile, DDS, a key figure in periodontal research, became Boston-based Harvard School of Dental Medicine's dean.

  4. Charles Bertolami, DDS, NYU College of Dentistry's dean, created the Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in response to a newsletter about racism on campus.

  5. Illinois dentist Brian Homann, DDS, shared the five pieces of equipment he thinks all modern dental practices should have.

  6. Los Angeles dentist Chris Strandburg, DDS, warned patients about the potential risks associated with do-it-yourself teeth-whitening trends they may see on social media.

  7. Idaho dentist Brooke Fukuoka, DMD, shared how she and her staff use teledentistry to monitor patients' oral health and guide caregivers providing preventive oral hygiene services.

More articles on dental:
Dentists warn against viral TikTok teeth-whitening technique
5 essential items for a modern dental practice, per Illinois dentist
The future of teledentistry & how to incorporate it into practices, per 2 dentists

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