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.
Washington–She and her clients “are standing together in the same line, looking for help” for their dental needs, a Falls Church, Va., social worker told a Senate subcommittee Sept. 12 at a hearing on Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Address Cost.
Philadelphia—Eligible volunteer dentists may provide dental care for U.S. Olympic elite athletes as members of the USOC health care team under an agreement announced by the Academy for Sports Dentistry.
The Association has posted a Sunshine Act Frequently Asked Questions for Dentists document to help members understand implications of the "transfer of value" data collection that began Aug. 1 and the data reporting that will follow.
Atlanta—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 3 announced cooperative agreements with 21 states offering nearly $6 million in grants over the next year and approximately $30 million through 2018 to promote oral health.