The ADA Foundation paid tribute to ADA President Robert A. Faiella and the ADA Board of Trustees, along with two longtime Give Kids A Smile volunteers Friday with the 2013 Give Kids A Smile “Smile Champion” Awards.
Washington—The Treasury Department will modify longstanding
“use-or-lose” flexible spending account rules to allow a carryover of up
to $500 of unused FSA funds at employer discretion. Some 14 million
families use FSAs to pay for medical and dental expenses.
Rockville, Md.—Dr. Timothy Lozon describes his Indian Health Service career as “fantastic” and his vision as director of the IHS Division of Oral Health in terms of “partnerships.” A U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps dental officer for more than 27 years, Dr. Lozon assumed his new position Oct. 7, 2013, having served as acting director since September 2010.
Louisville, Ky.—The Kentucky Dental Association wants its members
and the public to know it did not authorize a company promoting an
at-home drilling kit to use its mailing address in their Internet
Washington—The Association "cannot support" dental legislation
offered in the Senate and referred to the Finance Committee but
commended Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., "for your efforts to address our
nation's dental crisis and help break down the barriers that prevent
millions of Americans from receiving regular dental care."