Fluoride:           Small Solution.        Big Benefits.

The Department of Health and Human Services announced that public water systems adjust fluoride levels to 0.7mg/L to prevent tooth decay. Learn more.


Action for Dental Health Year Two

Year Two: A Progress Report outlines the initiatives, goals and progress to date of Action for Dental Health. Read more about dentists who are improving access to care in their communities. Learn More.


Giving Back Internationally

Recognize a member’s commitment to improving oral health globally with the Certificate for International Volunteer Service. The deadline to apply is May 1. Apply Now


The ADA Laboratory evaluated high-speed handpieces

See how they performed in the latest issues of the ADA Professional Product Review.  Read More.

Latest News

ADA supports new government fluoride recommendation

CDC posts community water fluoridation FAQs

Volunteers needed for 1000 Smiles Dental project expansion into St. Lucia

WSDA sees 'meaningful changes' in insurance law

Standards committees offer draft reports on interoperability, elastomeric materials

New dentist uses ADA CE to help keep thriving practice humming

State grant expands Buffalo’s mobile school-based dental service program

Register to review payment data through CMS

Dentists, physicians offer statements on co-treatment of prosthetic joint patients

Supreme Court rules health care providers lack standing to challenge Medicaid rates

ADA offers dentists resources during facial protection awareness month

Register for FBI-sponsored dental coding workshop in Indianapolis

Dr. Ed Holliday will compete in GOP primary May 12

Free content from the Journal of Prosthodontics until April 30

Board approves Capitol Hill townhouse purchase

New research shows clinical evidence unclear on effects of xylitol products preventing dental caries

Study: Kids can use doxycycline without significant teeth staining

ADA president testifies before congressional committee

NHSC sets May 7 scholarship application deadline

Nominations due end of May for ADA Foundation's Whiston leadership awards

Learn about prescribing to patients with a history of addiction

After tragedy, honoring North Carolina shooting victims through charity

Dental assistants in Wisconsin teach thousands of children about oral health

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Upcoming Events

Apply for the Institute for Diversity in Leadership
Deadline April 30, 2015

Your ADA Edge
June 12, 2015

Register for ADA Kellogg Executive Management Program
Deadline July 1, 2015

ADA 2015 – America's Dental Meeting
November 5-10, 2015
Washington, D.C.

Special Activities & Programs

  • Dentists making a difference to provide care now.

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  • Each year, Give Kids A Smile events provide dental services to approximately 400,000 children.

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    The 2015 DQA Conference will take place May 1-2, 2015 in Chicago.

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  • ADA's award-winning consumer site helps patients take better care of their oral health.

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  • ADA member dentists’ promise to put their patients’ health and well-being first.

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  • Find critical policy knowledge related to the U.S. dental care system.

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  • Keeping the profession of dentistry strong and its principles uncompromised.

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  • Search over 300 consumer products that have passed the ADA Seal test.

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