Female PDM dental student and LGBTQ dentist Dr. Oswaldo Nieves wearing facemasks, supporting LGBTQ community.

Penn Dental Medicine Provides Compassionate Care to the LGBTQ+ community

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population has long dealt with disparities in health care. In fact, according to a panel discussion sponsored by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health regarding LGBTQ challenges in health care, one-sixth of LGBTQ adults have experienced discrimination in a health care setting. Additionally, one-fifth have […]

A PDM student dentist working on computer software for dental technology with dental images on monitor.

How Dental Technology is Helping Patients Transform Their Smiles

An article published in the International Journal of Dentistry aptly quotes “Today, the digital revolution is changing the workflow and consequently changing operating procedures.” The story went on to highlight the areas of:  Image acquisition Data preparation/processing Production Clinical applications (using digital dentistry on patients) But, what does this mean for you as a dental […]