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The ADA Practical Guide to Creating an Employee Office Manual

December 08, 2011

Contact Information:
Telephone: 312.440.2806
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CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2011–The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering the newly revised ADA Practical Guide to Creating an Employee Office Manual which assists dental practices in creating customized employee office manuals. Written and reviewed by a team of ADA professionals, Creating an Employee Office Manual addresses many common employment issues and contains sample forms, checklists, policies and procedures. These documents are included in Microsoft Word format on the book’s accompanying CD-ROM for quick and easy customization for each dental practice’s unique needs.

New and updated features include:

  • updated sample job descriptions and interview questions
  • NEW sample policies on using cell phones, electronic communications, and social media – both on and off the clock
  • NEW chapter on patient management
  • updated sections on HIPAA and OSHA policies
  • new employee performance evaluation forms
  • expanded section on natural disaster preparation

The ADA Practical Guide to Creating an Employee Office Manual is available electronically and in hard-copy through the ADA Catalog online at ADA Catalog or by calling 1-800-947-4746. The hard-copy book with CD-ROM is $89.95 for ADA members and $134.95 for non-member dentists. The Guide is also available as an e-book either in its entirety or in individual chapter downloads on ADA Catalog as well as on the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes and Noble Nook.

About the ADA

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 162,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA's consumer website