September 25, 2015
Dr. Tom Hart and Dr. Marshall Gallant were appointed by the FDI Council to serve on FDI Standing Committees during the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Bangkok, Thailand on Sept 22-25, 2015.
September 24, 2015
For the first time in 30 years, an ADA member will serve as President-elect of the FDI World Dental Federation.
September 18, 2015
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Health Braintrust today released the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, which examines the causes and impact of health disparities among minorities. Compiled by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, who chairs the CBC Health Braintrust, the report includes a comprehensive set of legislative and policy recommendations to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes nationwide.
August 25, 2015
The ADA Foundation last week hosted the first Give Kids A Smile Ambassador Alumni Conference to support the expansion of GKAS, through which more than five million underserved children have received oral health care and education since the program’s national launch in 2003.
August 13, 2015
Opioid abuse has reached crisis levels across the country, with 44 people dying each day from overdose of opioids, and many more becoming addicted.
August 12, 2015
Dentists who work in small group practices report greater job satisfaction than those who work in single or large-group practices, according to an article in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).
August 07, 2015
The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), a national accrediting agency for dental education programs, today voted to adopt accreditation standards for programs that educate midlevel dental providers, non-dentist practitioners who perform surgical procedures.
August 03, 2015
It’s safe for pregnant women to undergo dental treatment with local anesthetics, according to a new study published in the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).
July 28, 2015
Rio Salado College in Tempe, Ariz., is offering an online certificate program that trains community health workers to help bring better dental health to people in underserved communities.
July 20, 2015
Mattia College in Miami is offering a new certificate program that aims to improve access to dental care for people who need it most.