Nationwide, more than half of U.S. states have launched Mission of Mercy dental clinic programs or similar initiatives. They are racking up impressive numbers and reaching significant milestones as they treat patients who can't otherwise afford access to dental care and support the ADA's Action for Dental Health Initiative by providing care to people suffering with untreated disease. See ADA.org/8585.aspx for more details on the initiative.
Time waits for no one, nor do changes to HIPAA rules. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protects patients' interests. To reinforce that protection—and protect your practice at the same time—consider purchasing the updated ADA Complete HIPAA Compliance Kit (J598).
New Orleans—Back for its seventh year, the ADA's award-winning Education in the Round courses bring the dental operatory into the classroom at the 2013 Annual Session, giving learners a chance to experience live-patient procedures in real time.
Starting this week, visit ADA.org/session to see the latest updates in the 2013 ADA Annual Session Preliminary Program or download and print a revised version that includes new courses and speakers recently added to the continuing education lineup.