- December 28, 2017
A new era in dentistry is underway with changes that include deep data mining that could show the most effective treatments and wireless technology to support student learning.
- April 11, 2018
Columbia University believes dentistry will change more in the next decade than it did in the last 50 years. Through a new initiative, we aim to lead that change.
SourceCenter for Precision Dental Medicine microsite
- January 24, 2018
Psychological issues can keep some patients from getting the oral care they need. Columbia's dental and social work schools partner to address them.
- December 14, 2016
Children who get dental care through Medicaid receive the same amount of care as privately-insured peers, but their oral health lags behind.
- December 12, 2016
Columbia’s George Jenkins, DMD, assistant professor of dental medicine, was honored in a Newark mural, along with Drs. Rameck Hunt and Sampson Davis.
- December 12, 2016
The recently renamed Summer Health Professions Education Program, one of CUMC's pipeline programs, expands.
- October 10, 2016
Columbia College of Dental Medicine researchers have identified stem cells that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints.
- September 30, 2016
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified 41 master regulator genes that may cause gum disease.
- September 4, 2016
For the past 17 years, Dr. Eisig has traveled with a multidisciplinary team of 65 medical providers to the Hospital Universitario Hernando Moncaleano Perdomo in Neiva, Colombia.
- August 1, 2016
A maxillofacial prosthodontist and accomplished clarinetist, Philip Terman, DDS ’62 understands more deeply than many that, when their mouths do not function, people suffer.
- July 15, 2016
They were known as the ‘grin and bear it years,’ when a dental filling cost $2, a price too steep for most people who instead resorted to tooth extraction.
In The Media
Smoking weed on a regular basis drives up your risk of sever gum disease, new research Columbia University College of Dental Medicine suggests.
SourceNew Zealand Herald
New research from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine has found a link between frequent recreational cannabis use and gum disease.
Recreational use of cannabis increases the risk of gum disease, according to a study from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Frequent use of cannabis—marijuana, hashish, hash oil—may lead to gum disease and tooth loss, according to research done at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
A recent study from Columbia University shows that the frequent use of marijuana, hashish and hash oil has significant long-term impacts on dental health.