September 18, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) is jumping on the retro bandwagon by launching its own spin on the “Throwback Thursday” social media trend by posting public service announcements from the 1960s through the 1980s for Throwback Tooth Day.
September 16, 2013
The New Dentist Committee (NDC) recently launched a blog, New Dentist Now, to provide resources for new dentists and dental students.
September 13, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) has just released a comprehensive, groundbreaking analysis of the dental care sector in a report titled, "A Profession in Transition: Key Forces Reshaping the Dental Landscape."
September 12, 2013
The American Dental Association (ADA) New Dentist Committee recently honored dentists at its 27th annual conference in Denver.
September 11, 2013
We commend Chairman Bernie Sanders and the members of the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging for their continuing efforts to break down the barriers that impede millions of Americans from achieving optimal oral health. We hope that this latest hearing is a jumping off point for Congressional action that leads to more coverage—and more care—for those who need it most.
September 09, 2013
Among the outcomes of Massachusetts’ 2006 health reform law, access to dental care for adults increased significantly, especially among poor adults, according to new research by health economists at the American Dental Association's Health Policy Resources Center (HPRC).
September 02, 2013
Dental professionals interested in providing their services to underserved populations can check out the course on effective international volunteerism called "I Do, I Teach, I Volunteer," at the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in New Orleans.
August 23, 2013
The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) has approved its first set, Dental Caries in Children: Prevention and Disease Management, which includes 10 tested and validated performance measures in oral health care.
August 22, 2013
A new study published in the Journal of Cancer Prevention Research titled "Examining the Association between Oral Health and Oral HPV Infection" suggests the potential benefits of good oral hygiene, however, it does not demonstrate that good oral hygiene can prevent infection with HPV viruses associated with oropharyngeal cancer.
August 14, 2013
Like many hospitals across the country, Waldo County General Hospital, in Belfast, Maine, has found itself increasingly swamped with patients seeking treatment for dental pain in its emergency department.