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past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

Hybrid Lecture

The Oral Health Crisis Among Older Adults

Evidence supports the idea that brushing and flossing saves lives and prevents more costly health care. On June 11,  Leonard Brennan, DMD and Denise O’Connell, MSW, LCSW, of the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine’s MOTIVATE Program, discussed the implications of oral health care on the overall health of older adults.

View the recording here

Interior of Bulfinch Building, detail
Interactive Online Exhibit


Explore this immersive, 3D virtual tour of the hospital’s 200-year-old original building, which is at the heart of MGH today. This behind-the-scenes view shares details from the building’s extraordinary past, including the Ether Dome and lesser-known stories, and the hospital’s exciting present. Click here to explore.

Photograph of the interior of a Spanish-American War era tent ward, ca. 1898
Historical Spotlight
From the American Revolution to Iraq, military history and the hospital’s history have intertwined since MGH’s founding. Click here to learn more.


Russell Museum at MGH
2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114


The museum is open
Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(year round)
Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(April through October)

Contact us

For more information
about the Russell Museum,
 call 617-724-8009.