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American Dental Association Begins Offering Books on Kindle, Nook

February 11, 2011

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CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2011—The American Dental Association (ADA) is now offering three of its most popular dental practice management publications on the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook.

The following ADA e-books: "The ADA Guide to Starting Your Dental Practice," "CEO Crash Course: A Dentist's Guide to Practice Leadership" and "Terminating Employment in a Dental Office" are all available for wireless download on the Kindle and Nook at a price of $44.95 each for ADA members and non-members alike.

Kindles and Nooks are mobile reading devices that allow readers to download books, magazines and other media for easy and portable reading. This is the ADA's first step in a larger initiative to make all ADA publications available in a variety of formats, including other e-book readers such as the Sony Reader.

"Starting Your Dental Practice," the first in the ADA Practical Guide Series, outlines the essentials of starting a dental practice, whether as a solo practitioner or as an associate. "CEO Crash Course: A Dentist's Guide to Practice Leadership" offers tips on how to build and maintain a strong dental practice. "Terminating Employment in a Dental Office" helps dentists navigate what can be the challenging process of firing office employees and offers tips on handling employee misconduct.

Visit Amazon's Web site to order the e-versions of Starting Your Dental Practice, CEO Crash Course and Terminating Employment in a Dental Office.

Visit Barnes and Noble’s Web site to order e-versions of Starting your Dental Practice, CEO Crash Course and Terminating Employment in a Dental Office.

In addition, all three books are available in hard-copy by visiting the ADA Catalog online at or by calling 1-800-947-4746. The hard copy editions of "CEO Crash Course" and "Terminating Employment in a Dental Office" are $39.95 each for ADA members and $59.95 each for non-ADA members. The hard copy edition of "Starting Your Dental Practice" is $49.95 for members and $74.95 for nonmembers.

About the ADA

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 163,000 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