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.
Washington—The Indian Health Service should consult with state dental associations on a pilot project for credentialing dentists, the House Appropriations Committee recommended in a report posted online July 31.
Washington—The American Dental Political Action Committee received $1,174,166 from ADA members in 2012 and contributed $1,644,344 to federal candidates and committees, according to ADPAC's first annual report.
Buffalo, N.Y.—The University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Department of Oral Biology received a five-year $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to train future oral health researchers, the school said.
Washington—Corporate pressure or requirements that dentist employees perform unnecessary procedures in order to maximize profits, as alleged in a Senate report, would represent "a clear violation of the ethical codes of the profession as set forth in the ADA Code of Professional Conduct," the Association said.