October 01, 2009
HONOLULU, Oct. 1, 2009 –The American Dental Association’s (ADA) interactive Education in the Round (EIR) live-patient courses at this year’s Annual Session will reach beyond the convention center to thousands of North American dental students via live webcast.
September 30, 2009
HONOLULU, Sept. 30, 2009—Robert Kinsaul, D.M.D., a general dentist from Phenix City, Ala., will receive the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 2008 Humanitarian Award tonight during the Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series of the ADA’s 150th Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition being held here through Oct. 4.
October 02, 2009
HONOLULU, Oct. 2, 2009—The American Dental Association (ADA) yearlong observance of its 150th birthday will culminate with tonight's spectacular program, "An Evening under the Stars," at the Waikiki Shell. "The ADA's 150th anniversary is a very significant achievement in the history of our profession and our Association," said ADA President John S. Findley, D.D.S. "It also is a time to take stock of the tremendous accomplishments of organized dentistry, remembering how the ADA and its members helped advance the cause of the profession, patient care and the march of scientific progress."
September 30, 2009
HONOLULU, Sept. 30, 2009 –The American Dental Association (ADA) expects some 7,500 dentists to be among over 24,000 attendees celebrating its 150th birthday during the Association's 150th Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition at the Hawaii Convention Center from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.
January 24, 2008
CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2008—The Associations Advance America Awards program has named the American Dental Association (ADA) to its 2008 Honor Roll, a national awards competition for innovative projects sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership, Washington, D.C.
January 22, 2008
CHICAGO, January 22, 2008—The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today the launch of its new “Smile Healthy,” certification program aimed at helping consumers identify which foods and beverages are good for oral health.
January 25, 2008
CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2008—Dental amalgam tooth fillings do not adversely affect children's brain development and neurological status, researchers report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.
April 07, 2008
CHICAGO (April 7, 2008) — The “Family” sculpture has been reinstalled outside the American Dental Association (ADA) building after a two-year absence due to a renovation project.
January 28, 2008
CHICAGO, January 28—February is National Children's Dental Health Month and on Feb. 1, more than 51,000 dental professionals will provide free dental services to more than 500,000 children from low-income families, at more than 2,000 sites nationwide. It's all part of the American Dental Association's (ADA) sixth annual Give Kids A Smile program, which offers educational materials, screenings and, where possible, free dental care such as cleaning, fluoride treatments, fillings and even more intensive care.
February 14, 2008
WASHINGTON, Feb.14, 2008—The American Dental Association (ADA) called on all concerned public agencies and private parties to work together to help Medicaid fulfill its mission to provide dental care to vulnerable populations, particularly low-income children.
February 11, 2008
CHICAGO, February 11, 2008—The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are pleased to announce a collaborative effort as a result of an ADAF grant that will help improve the oral health of children in a critical age group.
April 29, 2008
CHICAGO (April 29, 2008)—The American Dental Association (ADA) appreciates the responses from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) addressing safety concerns raised by media reports about lead in dental prostheses such as crowns and bridges.
February 04, 2008
CHICAGO, February 4, 2008—February is National Children's Dental Health Month. It's sponsored each year by the American Dental Association (ADA) to raise awareness among families and policymakers about the critical importance to children of good practices of oral health. And for the sixth year in a row, the ADA opened the month with its national health outreach event, the ADA Give Kids A Smile campaign.
February 08, 2008
CHICAGO, February 8, 2008—The American Dental Association (ADA) has appointed Wendy-Jo Toyama to the position of senior vice president, leading its Division of Membership, Tripartite Relations & Marketing.
September 09, 2008
CHICAGO, September 9, 2008—The American Dental Association (ADA) and the FDI World Dental Federation, the worldwide voice of the dental profession, are pleased to announce the first "World Oral Health Day" to be celebrated on Friday, September 12.
May 01, 2008
CHICAGO (May 1, 2008)—With Mother’s Day around the corner, the American Dental Association (ADA) wants to remind mothers-to-be that maintaining good oral health is an important part of overall health, especially during pregnancy.
May 15, 2008
CHICAGO, May 15, 2008—Physicians and dentists should collaborate to improve early detection and treatment of patients who have or may develop osteoporosis, say researchers in the cover story of the May issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.
June 10, 2008
CHICAGO, June 10, 2008—Pregnant women can safely undergo essential dental treatment and receive topical and local anesthetics at 13 to 21 weeks gestation, says a study published in the June issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.
July 08, 2008
CHICAGO, July 8, 2008 –The American Dental Association (ADA) testified today before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Domestic Policy, chaired by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), at a hearing on "Assessing State and Local Regulations to Reduce Dental Mercury Emissions." William J. Walsh, an expert on dentistry’s impact on the environment and a consultant to the ADA, told the subcommittee that dentistry contributes a very small amount of the mercury in wastewater, the ADA and its members are taking every reasonable step to further minimize that impact and that government mandates are not necessary.