New Guideline for Treatment of Periodontitis

An expert panel convened by the ADA concluded that scaling and root planing with no adjuncts should be the initial nonsurgical treatment for chronic periodontitis. Read more.


ER Referral Programs in the News

USA Today recently published an article highlighting emergency room referral programs. Read more.


Join us at ADA 2015 – America’s Dental Meeting

The world of dentistry comes together in Washington, D.C. November 5-10. Register now.


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.

Upcoming Events

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

  • Thinking about going to ADA 2015? Here are 10 reasons to register.

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  • Dentists making a difference to provide care now.

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  • Each year, Give Kids A Smile events provide dental services to 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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