May 27, 2010
CHICAGO, May 27, 2010 – If you participate in organized sports or recreational activities, there’s always the risk of injury to the mouth, says the American Dental Association (ADA).
May 27, 2010
CHICAGO, May 26, 2010— People undergoing bisphosphonate therapy to prevent or treat osteoporosis (a thinning of the bones) may be unfamiliar with the drug and possible adverse side effects on oral health, according to a study in the May issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).
May 20, 2010
CHICAGO, May 20, 2010—Infants and children from 10 U.S. communities will benefit from grants awarded this year by the ADA Foundation's (ADAF) Samuel Harris Fund to help prevent Early Childhood Caries (ECC) or tooth decay.
May 12, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2010 – American Dental Association President Dr. Ronald L. Tankersley today urged members of the House Appropriations Committee to continue to provide adequate funding for Department of Health and Human Services oral health programs.
May 04, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2010 --The American Dental Association and 22 other health care provider groups recently asked Senate backers of financial services reform legislation to exclude their professions from oversight by the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which is part of the financial regulatory reform legislation currently under consideration in the Senate.
April 23, 2010
CHICAGO, April 23, 2010 – The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation held its third annual Give Kids A Smile Awards Gala in Washington, DC, April 13, honoring two members of Congress and awarding several grants to programs that benefit underserved children.
April 09, 2010
CHICAGO, April 7, 2010— After a year and a half of extensive research, planning and design, the American Dental Association today announced the unveiling of its new, enhanced Web site, ADA.org, encompassing the latest elements of Web-development technology.
April 07, 2010
CHICAGO, April 7, 2010—Dentists and dental professionals can now register for the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 151st Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition, to be held in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center from Oct. 9-12.
April 02, 2010
CHICAGO, April 2, 2010—The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering The ADA Practical Guide to HIPAA Compliance: Privacy and Security Kit to help dentists comply with HIPAA Privacy and Security and with the enhanced requirements that were part of HITECH Act provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
March 31, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2010—American Dental Association President-Elect Dr. Raymond Gist testified today before an Institute of Medicine Committee, examining the various aspects of a proposed federal "oral health initiative" as a way to advance the government's overall strategy for improving the nation's dental care.
March 24, 2010
CHICAGO, March 24, 2010—The American Dental Association's (ADA) Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) pilot program will welcome its second group of students, while the initial student group moves on to six-month clinical internships, the second phase of their training.
September 02, 2009
HONOLULU, October 2, 2009 — The American Dental Association (ADA) will honor Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., with the 2009 Distinguished Service Award at its 150h Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition in Honolulu. The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor the ADA bestows upon an individual.
September 30, 2009
CHICAGO, September, 30, 2009—The American Dental Association (ADA) continues to honor state and local dental societies across the nation with the 2009 Golden Apple Awards. The Golden Apple Awards program, now in its 21st year, recognizes outstanding achievement in dental society activities and excellence in leadership.
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 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.