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. […]

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)

Visualizing microbes that live on the tongue

A community of microbes arranged in colonies on the human tongue form what scientists refer to as a biofilm. In a paper published recently in Cell Biology, Forsyth Institute researcher Gary Borisy and his colleagues describe these different types of oral bacteria and provide a stunning visual representation of where they congregate. “Bacteria on the […] (May 07, 2020)

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Events

Virtual event: A Taste and A Toast 2020 Kick-Off

June 11, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm |

Join us on June 11, 2020 at 5 pm for what promises to be the most unique webinar of the season! The virtual event will feature VIP Chef Barbara Lynch conducting a LIVE cooking lesson for her “star” pupil, our CEO Dr. Wenyuan Shi. We promise lots of surprises, laughter, and the opportunity to make […]