30 Biggest Dental Stories of 2014

Look back on an exciting year in dentistry with this 2014-year-in-review slideshow, curated by ADA News. See the Slideshow


2015 ADA Humanitarian Award Recipient Named

Dr. Francis G. Serio will be recognized for more than three decades of service during ADA 2015 - America's Dental Meeting, Nov. 5-10 in Washington, D.C. Read more.


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.


The ADA Laboratory evaluated 7 popular curing lights

See how they performed in the current issue of the ADA Professional Product Review. Read more.

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Give Kids A Smile Day
February 6, 2015

ADA/NYU Advanced Evidence-Based Dentistry Workshop
February 9-13, 2015, New York City

ASDA Annual Session
February 18-21, 2015, Boston

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

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