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 […]

ForsythKids awarded grant to expand oral health education and care

The Forsyth Institute’s ForsythKids program was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation to continue providing the Massachusetts community with high quality oral health education and care. ForsythKids will use the funds to provide oral health outreach and education, patient advocate services, restorative and preventative dental care to thousands of patients throughout Massachusetts. […] (Jun 03, 2020)

Zoom webinar: Saliva and COVID-19 Testing in Clinical Dental Practice

Join us for a live virtual lecture and discussion on May 26: Saliva and COVID-19 Testing in Clinical Dental Practice. Download event poster Course description: Oral healthcare professionals work with saliva in daily practice so understanding the risks of exposure to contaminated saliva and aerosols during the dental care is critical. Therefore, oral healthcare professionals […] (May 18, 2020)

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Events

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