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ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day kicks off in D.C.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:20:33 +0000 Washington — Assign roles. Develop your talking points. Share personal stories. In an effort to educate members of Congress on the importance of three dental and [...]
Opioid primer: How to safely prescribe to patients
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:30:28 +0000 The abuse and misuse of opioid pain relievers has become an epidemic the government and medical professionals are paying close attention to. Since 1999, opioid [...]
Why advocacy matters in 2017
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:59:19 +0000 Washington — From working with federal agencies to educating members of Congress on dentalrelated issues, advocacy has become an integral part of the dental profession’s [...]
Getting to Know You: Dr. Annie Jones
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:57:22 +0000 Why dentistry? I have great role models in both of my parents, who are both general dentists. They did not put any pressure on me [...]
Register open for 2017 Dental Quality Alliance Conference
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:45:50 +0000 The nebulous term “quality improvement” shouldn’t scare off dentists from attending the upcoming Dental Quality Alliance Conference, as all are welcome, said Dr. Marie Schweinebraten, [...]
New dentists’ voices valuable in local fluoridation discussions
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:37:36 +0000 When public utility officials in Porter County, Indiana, were considering in 2014 whether to continue adding fluoride to its water supply to combat tooth decay, [...]
Peyton Manning to speak at ADA 2017
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:46:50 +0000 The ADA Distinguished Speaker Series will feature legendary quarterback Peyton Manning at ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting in Atlanta. “Peyton Manning is one of [...]
The path to 5.5 million smiles: How one small idea created a national movement
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:28:21 +0000 Five and a half million underserved children have received free dental services. More than 137,000 dentist and 420,000 volunteers—including new dentists and dental students—nationwide have [...]
ADA Board of Trustees approves development of national dental licensure exam
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:46:21 +0000 The ADA took a giant step forward in February to create a national exam to assess a licensure candidate’s entry-level clinical knowledge, skills and competency [...]
ADA had plenty to celebrate in 2016
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:49:40 +0000 Saving ADA members $4.4 million in loan consolidations. Patient education reaching over 21 million people on social media. And celebrating 150 years of the Code [...]