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ADA News Convention Daily Oct. 1

Association weighs in on health care legislation amendments

The Association "believes it is imperative that individuals and families have access to quality benefits and dentists," ADA officials told the Senate Finance Committee as that panel began considering health care reform legislation. Go to full story.

ADA prompts EOB language changes

The ADA's efforts with insurers on behalf of members are resulting in more accurate explanation of benefits language, dentists say. Go to full story.

Renowned researcher earns prestigious honor
Dr. Slavkin receives 2009 ADA Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research

Teacher. Leader. Researcher. Mentor. Who could choose one word to describe Dr. Harold Slavkin? Go to full story.

Dental students create ethics videos

The ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs has awarded the grand prize in the 2009 Student Ethics Video Contest to a group from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Go to full story.

Dean, dental leader lauded as consensus builder
Dr. Kalkwarf earns 2009 ADA Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, this year's recipient of the ADA Distinguished Service Award, had a difficult decision to make during his earliest days in dental education. Go to full story.

'We see possibilities and go for them'
Carol Reitz to be installed AADA president Oct. 4

Carol Reitz may be too busy to notice she has just become an empty nester. Go to full story.