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A year ago, the ADA started a nationwide, grassroots movement to help solve the US dental health crisis. Action for Dental Health has now taken root in every state. Read more.
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New mobile gaming app available to encourage children to brush twice a day for two minutes. Learn More.
CODA has recently adopted accreditation standards by which programs that educate midlevel dental providers—non-dentists who perform such surgical procedures as extracting teeth--can apply for accreditation. CODA has not yet accredited any such programs.Read More
The American Dental Association is shocked and saddened by the loss of University of North Carolina dental student Deah Shaddy Barakat, who was shot and killed yesterday, as were his wife and sister-in-law.Read More
Action for Dental Health is a nationwide, community-based movement that provides care now to those already suffering from dental disease, strengthens and expands the public/private safety net, and brings dental health education and disease prevention into underserved communities.Read More
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and to honor the occasion, Give Kids A Smile programs are planned nationwide throughout the month and all of this year to share critical dental health care and education with children in need.Read More