VIDEO: Forsyth Faculty Associates welcomes new patients

The Forsyth Institute’s in-house dental clinic, Forsyth Faculty Associates, is grounded in more than a century of experience in oral health research and care. Our clinicians are not just dental professionals but world-class professors and researchers, and many of them hold joint appointments at the Harvard School for Dental Medicine. In light of the COVID-19 […]

Ultra-small, parasitic bacteria found in groundwater, moose—and you

Inside your mouth right now, there is a group of bacteria whose closest relatives can also be found in the belly of a moose, in dogs, cats, and dolphins, and in groundwater deep under the Earth’s surface. In a stunning discovery, scientists have found that these organisms have adapted to these incredibly diverse environments—without radically […] (Jul 21, 2020)

What can teeth tell us about mental health?

Just like the rings of a tree, teeth form in layers and create a fossilized record of our lives. If teeth capture evidence of our early life experiences, could they be used to predict health outcomes? Forsyth scientist Dr. Felicitas Bidlack is studying this phenomenon in collaboration with Dr. Erin Dunn, an assistant professor at […] (Jun 22, 2020)

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Forsyth Scientific Symposium: My Teeth=My Health

October 28, 2020 | Forsyth Institute

Save the dave! Forsyth’s annual Scientific Symposium will take place on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. My Teeth=My Health will cover a variety of topics including: Connecting dental health with overall health Tooth formation and craniofacial development Clinical practice and outreach Epidemiology Dental development and neurobiology