A captivating sense of excitement was in the air when Touro College of Dental Medicine's very first class of students took up residence at Touro Dental Health, the college's stunning, 81-chair clinical training facility, on June 18th, following an intense week-long orientation. The inaugural class of 103 students began their careers in hands-on patient care by inviting in their own friends and family to receive dental care. Many traveled from across the country to have the opportunity to be the very first patient of their student-dentist and to see the state-of-the-art facility that will be their 'classroom' for the next two years.
Naren Rajan, D.M.D., F.A.G.D., says sometimes he used to lose sleep the night before performing a complicated dental procedure, worried about the variables he might encounter translating a treatment plan into actual treatment. But since the advent of digital dentistry, he sleeps better knowing it’s possible to envision the outcome before performing the procedure.
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College held its 2nd Annual Golf & Tennis Championship on June 4, at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, NY. The event drew in over 150 supporters for a beautiful day of golf and activities on the tennis court, as well as a dinner with notable supporters including Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Sparpino, Jr., officials from the New York State Police, and corporations including Henry Shein, Inc., Designs for Vision, and Brasseler USA, whose team including Ken Frain, Colan Rogers, Bill Eisenhauer and Steve Sloane took home first place.
Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) student Ben Kahan was awarded a prestigious Golden Crown Award by the American Student Dental Association (ASDA).
On the morning of Friday, February 9, Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales, arrived at New York Medical College (NYMC) to learn about BioInc@NYMC, the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center and Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC. The purpose of this rare visit— to explore the possibility of collaborating with the College to bring medical innovation and economic development back to Guatemala.
“Good morning, Touro Dental Health, how may we help you?”
For an hour on October 30, dental and medical students at Touro College of Dental Medicine and New York Medical College were transported to the 1930s as Jacob Eisenbach, D.D.S., a 92-year-old retired dentist spoke about his experience as a Holocaust survivor. Dr. Eisenbach’s story is vividly recorded in the book Where You Go, I Go, an account of his experiences.
Students and faculty members of Touro College of Dental Medicine gathered on October 17 for the school’s inaugural research presentations. Five first-year dental students spent their summer in an optional research elective at Touro’s New York Medical College.
TouroCDM is hosting a lineup of wellness events, sponsored by the American Student Dental Association during September at the College’s Skyline Drive campus and around Westchester County.
Preparations for the January 2018 opening of the Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College (TouroCDM) state-of-the art Clinical Training Facility are almost complete. General construction is scheduled to be substantially completed by the end of September, with finishing touches to be done between October and December. So far, there have been 3,000 panels of sheet rock, 112 miles of electrical wiring, 15 tons of air conditioning ductwork and 4,222 square yards of flooring installed, as well as 81 dental units and 220 dental cabinets.