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Halloween in the Pediatric Clinic

Tufts Pediatric Clinic had a fun visit from the Tooth Fairy and friends on Halloween! Big thanks to our volunteers who helped make Thursday extra fun for the little patients. Kaitlyn O’Connell (D21), Jenna Lee Read more…
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HDA Presents: Dia de Los Muertos Mixer!

HDA is hosting a Dia de Los Muertos themed mixer with BU HDA this Thursday November 7th at Bodega Canal! It’s going to be a fun night filled with music, food, and opportunities to get Read more…
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“One Health” Group Seeking Volunteers!

One Health’ describes the collaboration between human medicine and veterinary medicine to combat shared health and disease, with a concern for ecosystem health and public health. This includes not only infectious zoonotic diseases and global Read more…
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Toys for Tots – AAPD

Spread some joy and donate to kids in need in our community this year through Toys for Tots with AAPD! Bring new, unopened toys for children of all ages to the student lounge on 7th floor.   AAPD members will be Read more…
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SNDA Annual Impressions Day

The SNDA chapter of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine will be hosting our annual Impressions Day event on November 9th, 2019! The purpose of the program is to expose high school and college students Read more…
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Shriners Hospital Fundraising Cycling Event

Shriners Hospital Fundraising Cycling Event: Last Saturday, over 15 students, lead by Dr. Leopoldo Correa, helped fundraise through a cycling event at Cyclebar Assembly Row to support Boston Shriners Hospital for Children. The mission of Read more…
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DAV 5K Tufts Sponsorship

It is with great pleasure and excitement for me to announce that the Tufts Dental military HPSP club in partnership with the Office of Student Affairs will sponsor 100 participants in the annual DAV (Disabled Read more…
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AAPHD is excited to announce Ballin’ Jumbos

To all Jumbos! AAPHD is excited to announce Ballin’ Jumbos, a monthly after school program at Maria L. Baldwin School, implementing an oral hygiene curriculum to 3rd graders.  Students from all years are welcome to Read more…

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Cards for a Cause is back tomorrow January 29th from 12-1 in the room 773! Drop by, have a doughnut, and make a card for a sick patient that would love your words of kindness and wisdom. We hope to see you there! #asdaoutreach #tusdm #dentalcentral #asdafever #tuftsasda

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This week in Merritt Auditorium, there will be a box for canned goods that ASDA is collecting to donate as part of the National ASDA challenge. If you have any canned goods to donate, please put our class year on the top in sharpie and place it in the box by this Friday. The class with the most items will win $100 towards their class! #ASDAfever #TUSDM

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10+ years ago she was my pediatric patient. She had just #immigrated from #Albania. With her limited English, she was inquisitive about the #endodontic procedures conducted. Thorough the years, Marvisa continued to ask questions and payed a keen interest in dentistry. 4+ years ago she started working at Panera breads. I recognized and wanted to groom Marvisa Ferro. I proposed that she serve in our administrative team. She has helped so many patients access care. Translating the labyrinth of #insurance. Yup, she wants to be a dentist now. Today's her first shadowing. She has adjusted her major. Now all I have to do is convince her to being a #Jumbo 🙂 #tusdm #luxdental #tufts #dentistry #dentalmedicine #future #love #train #education #healthcare #profession #ada #massdental

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29 months -1 day left!
Pick one, they are all great.
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#tuftsuniversity #tusdm #tusdm22 #tuftsdental

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Happy New Year from our Tufts fam to yours! #tusdm

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Meet Miranda Boynton!

Undergraduate education:

Providence College with a major in Biology and a minor in Neuropsychology

Why did you choose Tufts/What do you love about it now?

I chose Tufts for many reasons. Mainly I love being close to family, so staying in the Boston area was my goal. I also have dreamed for years of following my papa D52, my father D88, and uncle D94 to Tufts Dental. Tufts being close to home has allowed my father to come in once a week to volunteer teaching students hand skills in Pre-clin. This has been fun for me to be able to learn with him by my side. My favorite part of school now is the experience we get assisting the upperclassman in clinic. I feel that these opportunities allow us to learn so much to prepare us for our near future of treating patients ourselves.
Advice for other students or applicants:

My biggest advice for applicants is to be yourself, and trust that everything that is meant for you will come. The ups and downs throughout the process of applying as well as those that come when you are in school will all be worth it in the end. Put all of your energy towards what you truly want. Don’t apply to dental schools that you couldn’t see yourself being happy at, don’t join clubs that you are not interested in, focus on what brings you the most joy on your journey and gets you to where you want to be. You will be happy in the end that you did not settle or change your goals. Take time to explore your city and make time to take care of yourself. Self care is just as important as grades and competencies.
Fun fact:
At Providence College I took so many philosophy courses on human interaction that I ended up co-teaching a philosophy course for a semester!

#tusdm #dentalstudent #dentalschool #dentalschoollife #boston #studentlife #classof2022 #tufts #dentistry #providencecollege #boyntonfamilydentistry #studentsofdentistry

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Happy Holidays to you and yours from the the D22s! #tusdm

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Looking back at this semester like 🤗 Your girl JUST finished her 1st Semester of Dental school. Meaning I’m 1/8 a Doctor of Dental Medicine. So much growth, love, and prosperity since July. Stay tuned 👩🏽‍⚕️
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#DentistLoading #ChasingDrWhite #DentalStudent #D1 #Dentista #TUSDM #Dentist #OffGuard #Photography #MyMomStoleTheShine #DentalStudent #Paparazzi

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Despite the finals season here at TUSDM, our Tufts ASDA E-Board members had the opportunity to have a holiday gathering at Lynx Fitness Club. Our E-board members had the opportunity to mingle with each other while enjoying food and playing some virtual golf, soccer, baseball, and more. We are thankful for our Tufts ASDA E-board for all of their hard work and contributions to our chapter and can’t wait to see what’s in store for 2020! #ASDAWellness #tusdm #dentalcentral #tuftsasda #asdafever #holidayparty

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Tufts AGD members took a break from finals studying and enjoyed a workout class at Barry’s Bootcamp yesterday 🤓💪🏼🏃🏽‍♂️🦷#dentalcentral

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Tomorrow, December 3rd, is giving Tuesday. Watch this video for some familiar faces and please consider making a contribution to financial aid or another TUSDM cause you believe in. givingdays.tufts.edu/dental (link in bio).
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#tusdm, #tuftsuniversityschoolofdentalmedicine, #tuftsdental, #tuftsalumni, #givingtuesday, #tuftsgivingtuesday

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Check out my story to see what makes me feel thankful!😌

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