Supreme Court Rules Against Dental Board

ADA News and the ADA Division of Legal Affairs provide insight as to how this decision will affect dentistry. Read Analysis of the Ruling


Celebrate World Oral Health Day on March 20

Make plans now to participate by customizing your own 2015 World Oral Health Day poster.  Learn More.

Measles & Infection Control

Has the current measles outbreak prompted you to examine infection control procedures? Members can learn key details on the ADA Center for Professional Success site. Read about Infectious Disease and Workplace Liability.


Management of Patients with Prosthetic Joints

New clinical practice guidelines conclude that, in general, prophylactic antibiotics are not recommended prior to dental procedures to prevent prosthetic joint infection. Read more.

Upcoming Events

Periodontal Surgery Course
March 13-14, 2015, Chicago

World Congress 2015
March 13-15, 2015, Tokyo, Japan

World Oral Health Day
March 20, 2015

ADA Annual Conference on Membership Recruitment & Retention
April 17-18, 2015

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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