August 12, 2013
Attendees of the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in New Orleans will have the opportunity to hone their clinical skills at the ADA's Hands-on Cadaver Workshop series scheduled at Louisiana State University Health Science Center for Oct. 31-Nov. 3.
August 09, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) recently promoted David Preble, D.D.S., J.D., vice president of the newly created ADA Practice Institute.
August 06, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) has revised "The ADA Complete HIPAA Compliance Kit (J598)" to help dentists comply with the changes prescribed by the 2013 Omnibus Final Rule.
August 02, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering two updated dental coding books to help dentists stay up to date on the proper codes to use when billing their patients for dental procedures.
July 26, 2013
The US Senate Committee on Finance this week issued a discouraging report on ways in which some large dental practices are putting profits before patients. The report is particularly disturbing in that most of the alleged fraud and abuse of patients involved children. Such conduct is inexcusable, and should be prosecuted vigorously. However, equally disturbing is the broad brush that implicates a whole class of practice models rather than focusing on the actual offenders.
July 09, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) is accepting applications for the John W. Stanford New Investigator Award through Sep. 30.
July 02, 2013
Record numbers of Americans are going to emergency rooms for dental treatment, which is straining the nation’s health care system and increasing health care costs, according to new analysis released by the American Dental Association (ADA).
June 28, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) recently netted three E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards at the ExpoNext Conference in Baltimore: the Editor's Choice E.X.C.I.T.E. Award for best overall event, along with wins in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor and Best Use of Audiovisual to Enhance an Event.
June 25, 2013
As attention to the dental crisis in America increases, a “shortage of dentists” is frequently cited as a major barrier to access to care for underserved populations. Proponents of this view further state that retirement among Baby Boomer dentists will worsen the problem. This then leads to calls for alternative providers to solve this workforce shortage. But is the size of the dentist workforce really a major factor affecting access disparities? The facts cast serious doubt on that notion.
June 10, 2013
In light of a new study published in the Journal of Dental Research titled "Patient Stratification for Preventive Care in Dentistry," the ADA wants to remind consumers that the frequency of their regular dental visits should be tailored by their dentists to accommodate for their current oral health status and health history.