An intergovernmental and expert workgroup has updated guidelines to manage occupational exposure to the human immunodeficiency virus, placing emphasis on immediate treatment for health care workers regardless of risk of infection.
New Orleans—Annual Session-goers can gain an extra hour for volunteering at the ADA Mission of Mercy, learning at continuing education courses, networking, sightseeing in New Orleans or just sleeping in as most of the U.S. "falls back" on Sunday, Nov. 3.
This month, the ADA launched its own spin on the "Throwback Thursday" social media trend, highlighting its wealth of public service announcements from the 1960s through the 1980s in a Throwback Tooth Day campaign.
Westborough, Mass.—Armed with fluorides, disease management tools and a quality improvement plan to help at-risk families with young children manage and prevent dental disease, a collaborative program is working to change the way dentists fight the epidemic of early childhood caries.
Your kidneys aren't very big—each is about the size of your fist—but they do important work. They keep you healthy by maintaining just the right balance of water and other substances inside your body, by filtering your blood.
One misstep associated with infection control and prevention may have life-altering ramifications for patients and the dental team. The revised edition of the ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control can help dental practices strengthen safety efforts.