Most children’s visits to the dentist are uncomplicated: they have their teeth cleaned, maybe get a filling or two, a fluoride treatment, and their choice of stickers on the way out. The dentists in Columbia University College of Dental Medicine’s (CDM) pediatric dental clinic provide thousands of these typical visits each year to the area’s children at their very busy facility on Haven Avenue.
CUMC has formalized its relationship with PPD—the leading global contract research association—to become part of an international pediatric investigator network, further affirming its commitment to pediatric research.
Author Helen Keller wrote, “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart.” It’s a recognizable feeling to many expecting parents: to love their unborn child before he or she enters the world. But what happens when their baby’s heart is weakened due to congenital heart disease (CHD)? Will the child be able to live a long, healthy, and loving life? Read more.