Atlanta—Georgia has more than enough dentists to serve patients in the Peach State, but many residents aren't taking advantage of the large supply of dentists to access needed care, according to the state dental association and an independent survey.
New Orleans—Annual Session registrants might feel torn between waiting in line for the best possible seat to hear President Bill Clinton at the Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series and earning continuing education credits on the morning of Oct. 31.
New Orleans—Dental team members who attend the ADA Annual Session this year will have the opportunity to learn how the CDT Code works, about submitting a change request and the process of maintaining the Code.
New Orleans—With more than 300 lectures and hands-on workshops, six Education in the Round live patient demos and seven hands-on cadaver courses, the ADA Annual Session offers educational opportunities that showcase the latest in dentistry.
Stony Brook, N.Y.—Dental student Jennifer Lonnen has fond memories of playing and dancing with village children in Madagascar last summer when she traveled there with faculty and cohorts from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.
Okemos, Mich.—Many Michigan dentists are filling in the access to care gap between what patients can afford and what Medicaid provides by donating thousands of dollars each in care, the Michigan Dental Association reported.