April 10, 2012
The American Dental Association (ADA) is aware of a recent study that associates yearly or more frequent dental X-rays to an increased risk of developing meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor.
April 02, 2012
Warm weather brings thoughts of long bike rides, rollerblading and skateboarding. Just as you would suit up in your helmet, kneepads and wrist guards, don’t forget your mouthguard too, according to the American Dental Association (ADA).
April 02, 2012
Registration opens April 11 for the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 153rd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition to be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco Oct. 18-21.
March 28, 2012
The American Dental Association (ADA) Golden Apple Awards recognize dental society leaders, members and staff who have contributed to the success of their oral health related programs and activities. Now in its 24th year, the program offers opportunities for dental societies to showcase programs and activities produced between June 1, 2011, and May 31. Entries can be submitted electronically between May 1 and June 1.
March 23, 2012
Get ready to enjoy top-notch continuing education and leadership development opportunities for new dentists at the American Dental Association (ADA) 26th New Dentist Conference, which takes place just two blocks away from the White House at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., June 22-24.
March 08, 2012
The Surgeon General’s report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults," released yesterday, indicates that America still has a long way to go before we eradicate this problem.
February 29, 2012
The Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, chaired by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), today held a hearing on “The Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Expand Access.” The American Dental Association (ADA) welcomed the hearing in the hope that it will spur lawmakers to address the many barriers to oral health while rejecting the suggestion that there can be a simple fix to the problems.
February 28, 2012
The American Dental Association agrees with much of the report, "A Costly Dental Destination," released today by the Pew Center on the States, which points up the burden placed on already strained hospital emergency departments by patients needing dental care.
February 24, 2012
Meeting today at the American Dental Association (ADA) headquarters, the ADA, FDI World Dental Federation and dental associations around the world urged their respective governments and the United Nations (U.N.) to recognize and address the global impact of oral disease. The ADA is a member of the FDI, an international organization comprised of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups.
February 22, 2012
"Five years ago we lost a boy to dental disease that could easily have been prevented or treated early in its progress. Deamonte Driver's death was a wakeup call to which the state of Maryland has responded admirably, putting new systems in place and bringing more dentists into the Medicaid system.