Women might be better at regular brushing, flossing and having regular dental exams, but if they are longtime heavy smokers, they still have a high risk of tooth loss due to periodontal disease, according to a new study.
ADA and American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology leaders have co-signed a letter expressing their disappointment with advice on oral cancer screenings that appeared in the March Consumer Reports magazine.
Mira Loma, Calif.—Working to overcome hurdles to a healthy smile, volunteers will transform the track and field area at Troth Street Elementary School March 21 to a setting that's part race track and part dental office for the second of 11 GKAS/NASCAR oral health education weekends this year.
The ADA Division of Global Affairs is accepting nominations for the 2013 Certificate for International Volunteer Service. Dental society officers and dental school deans must submit nomination materials by April 1.
Boca Raton, Fla.—One of the best ways to find out whether students are a good match for dental careers is to give them a feel for what it's like to actually perform dental procedures on a model or typodont.
To provide dentists with the most up-to-date information on the effective and efficient use of cone-beam computed tomography, the ADA is holding a Summer Seminar Series course at Association Headquarters June 15, Basic Users Cone-Beam CT (Level 1).