San Francisco—They do a lot with a little. They are the dental students of the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry—and their small, lean clinic, which treats homeless clients, has been awarded the 2012 ADA Foundation Bud Tarrson Award.
Washington—The Association described "advances that we believe will lead to improvement in the oral health of American Indians and Alaska Natives" in March 19 testimony responding to congressional inquiry.
Washington—The 113th Congress and President Obama, with one accord and little fanfare, produced public law offering disaster response opportunity for dentists and dental facilities long advocated by the profession and the Association.
Washington—Dr. Douglas B. Torbush expects to hire a hygienist in June and is "very interested" in the new Form I-9 announced by the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. "I have not had to hire anyone in such a long time that I was somewhat at a loss when I found that the I-9 form is now required for all new hires," he said.
Washington—Consumers shopping in the Affordable Care Act
marketplace may have difficulty choosing the most appropriate dental
benefit product to meet their individual and family needs under current
regulatory guidance, the American Dental Association and American
Academy of Pediatric Dentistry told federal regulators.