October 08, 2014
Robert Weyant, D.M.D., associate dean for dental public health and community outreach, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, will be honored as this year's recipient of the American Dental Association/American Association for Dental Research (ADA/AADR) Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
October 07, 2014
The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center will be transformed into a 100-chair dental clinic on Sunday, October 12 to treat about 1,000 adults and children who have limited financial resources or are otherwise unable to visit a dental office.
September 30, 2014
The ADA is reviewing a draft rule intended to reduce the amount of dental amalgam that dental offices release into wastewater systems published today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Association will comment on the rule once that review is completed.
September 26, 2014
The Image Gently® campaign has developed online educational and scientific materials to help dental professionals optimize radiation dose used in imaging exams performed on children.
September 26, 2014
The American Dental Association (ADA) is pleased that three leading soda manufacturers recently announced that they hope to reduce the number of calories that Americans consume from sugar-sweetened beverages by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes and drinks with less sugar.
September 08, 2014
The ADA Foundation (ADAF) has announced the winners of the 2014 Smile Champion awards for Give Kids A Smile® (GKAS).
August 06, 2014
The American Dental Association (ADA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award, created to encourage interest in dental informatics standards among dental students, new dentists and dentists pursuing post-doctoral studies.
August 01, 2014
Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque is offering a new certificate program that aims to improve access to dental care for people who need it most.
July 21, 2014
According to a new report published in Medical Care, some young adults are enjoying extended dental coverage under the health care policies of their parents, whose employers are voluntarily expanding dental coverage in conjunction with expanded medical coverage.
July 09, 2014
An Affordable Care Act provision allowing private contractors to demand patient records and conduct audits on providers is having a negative effect on some Medicaid dental programs, a pediatric dentist from Nebraska told a Senate panel today.