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Orlando, Fla.—What’s Disney got to do with dentistry?

Orlando, Fla.—The ADA House of Delegates’ passage of Resolution 38H-2010 “recognizes that school-based oral health programs can play an important role in preventing and controlling dental caries in children and adolescents and can assist in the referral of those patients to establish a dental home.”

Bainbridge Island, Wash.—To know Dr. Sally Hewett is to garden with her.

An e-mail inbox can be dangerous to navigate for dentists as well as the general public.

The IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council and the National Association for Dental Laboratories have committed to a five-year support program for the Foundation for Dental Technology.

The ADA Board of Trustees has approved the new council/committee/commission chairs for 2010-11.

The Toothflix patient education DVD series features in-office scenes, plus 3-D graphics and colorful state-of-the-art animations that explain treatment and stimulate awareness in prevention, cosmetic options and overall health.

Orlando, Fla.—The Incredible Race was more than seeing the sights of Epcot and affiliating themselves with “The Lion King.”

Las Vegas—You can make plans now to combine opportunities for continuing education, networking and the latest developments in dentistry with a trip to Las Vegas for the 152nd ADA annual session.

SurePayroll, the only payroll company endorsed for ADA members by ADA Business Resources, announced Sept. 16 the release of its Mobile Paycheck app to accompany its Mobile Payroll app.

The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry has updated its critical summaries, posted online at

In recognition of their service to the ADA Foundation Board, Dr. Arthur Dugoni (left) and Michael Sudzina receive Presidential Citations Oct. 9 during annual session.

Orlando, Fla.—The 2010 House of Delegates adopted workforce resolutions that stress the importance of the dentist’s role as the leader of the dental team and rescind the ADA’s policy that opposed pilot programs.

Have you ever searched for just the right words to welcome a new patient, dismiss a patient or send out a referral?

The new Current Dental Terminology Companion helps dentists stay current on the latest dental procedure codes and dental terminology by using scenarios and coding exercises designed to make coding easier.

Oro Valley, Ariz.—Nearly 400 miles of desert highway was in front of Dr. Will Miles Clark as he took the wheel.

Dr. Ashleigh Shelby Rosette presents her course (5305) last month in Orlando,  exploring decision-making, strategic analysis of problems and evaluating costs and benefits of alternative actions.

Washington—Dr. Christopher G. Halliday, director of the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health and former chief dental officer of the U.S. Public Health Service, assumes new management responsibilities in mid-November for U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D.

Perryville, Md.—“A number of stars aligned” to open the University of Maryland Dental School Clinic in rural Perryville, said Dr. Christian Stohler, dean of the Baltimore-based dental school.

Orlando, Fla.—It wasn’t about product placement or giveaways—this year’s exhibit floor had something even more valuable: real dialogue about issues critical to the profession.

Orlando, Fla.—The House of Delegates just made it easier for members to pay their dues.

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