• Putting the Mouth Back in the Head: HEENT to HEENOT - The TOSH Team has developed an educational and clinical innovation transitioning the traditional head, ears, eyes, nose, and throat (HEENT) examination to the addition of the teeth, gums, mucosa, tongue, and palate examination (HEENOT) for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of oral–systemic health problems. To learn more about integrating the HEENOT approach into primary care education […]
  • Oral Health Across the Lifespan Learning Module - New York University College of Nursing’s Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) Program, the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) and Temple University College of Public Health have partnered to produce a multi-media “Public Health Learning Module, “Using Healthy People 2020 to Improve Population Health: Oral Health Across the Lifespan.” “Oral Health Across […]
  • Few Retirees Have Dental Insurance - Older Americans are increasingly facing difficult situations when it comes to oral health. Poor oral health has repercussions on systemic health as well as quality of life for the elderly. Only about 10% of retirees have dental insurance plans from their former employees. Of Medicare beneficiaries, 22% has not been to a dentist in five […]
  • Pediatric Oral Health Interprofessional Clerkship - During the spring 2014 semester, the TOSH program launched the Pediatric Oral Health Interprofessional Clerkship at Bellevue Pediatric Dental Clinic. The goal of the Clerkship is to promote the acquisition of interprofessional oral health competencies by teaching students how to use a team-based approach to improve oral-systemic health outcomes. During this interprofessional education experience, teams […]
  • Interprofessional Oral-Systemic Health Simulation and Case Study Experience at NYSIM - This September, 325 students from NYU College of Nursing, NYU College of Dentistry, and NYU School of Medicine came together for the 2nd Annual Interprofessional Oral-Systemic Health Simulation and Case Study Experience at New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM) organized by the Teaching Oral-Systemic Health (TOSH) Program. This interprofessional education experience features a […]