January 12, 2013
The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) will mark its 100th anniversary in 2013 with specially prepared articles and commentaries in each month’s issue.
January 08, 2013
The report “Falling Short: Most States Lag on Dental Sealants,” released today by the Pew Center on the States, highlights the degree to which a significant number of states are lagging in providing this proven decay-fighting measure to children, especially in those underserved populations.
January 08, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) has introduced the ADA® Dental Symptom Checker™ on MouthHealthy.org to provide patients with accurate information about their oral health symptoms, help them make better-informed decisions about their oral health, help build consumer awareness of the importance of oral health and recognize the benefits of regular dental visits.
January 02, 2013
A report published today in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Dental Association details a nearly year-long systematic review of scientific papers about the use of non dentists, generally referred to as midlevel dental providers, to perform such irreversible surgical procedures as restorations (fillings) and extractions.
The American Dental Association and the ADA Foundation today announced that the foundation’s Anthony Volpe Research Center (VRC) received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to develop new resin composite dental fillings. The grant started on Sept. 1 and the first year’s funding is $450,000. NIDCR is a part of the National Institutes of Health.