Seattle—Supported by educational grants from the Colgate-Palmolive Co., the American Dental Education Association presented awards to dental educators during the 2013 ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition here in March.
A fluoride solution applied to bio-resorbable synthetic hydroxyapatite granules—a bone supplement material—promotes bone regeneration, say findings of a study reported in the April issue of Journal of Oral Implantology.
Boston—Dentists who had connections to the Boston Marathon on April 15 recounted being there or having their practices shut down during the ensuing investigation that captured international attention. Here are some of their stories:
Springfield, Ill.—Illinois is the latest state to issue regulations on how health care providers, including dentists, can participate in social couponing websites without violating unethical fee-splitting laws.
Huntsville, Ala.—U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin April 22 officially endorsed community water fluoridation as "one of the most effective choices communities can make to prevent health problems while actually improving the oral health of their citizens."
Washington—The Association urged Senate support for legislation
"eliminating the unwarranted antitrust exemption that grants health
insurers special status and permits them to ignore the competitive rules
that apply to every other business in the United States."