July 14, 2015
The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering online training for dentists interested in providing care for nursing home residents.
July 07, 2015
The American Dental Association (ADA) examined a recent review released by the Cochrane Collaboration designed to study the effects of water fluoridation on the prevention of tooth decay and dental fluorosis.
July 01, 2015
Dentists treating patients with chronic periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease that can lead to tooth loss, are advised to use scaling and root planing (SRP), deep cleaning of the teeth, as initial treatment, according to new guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA).
May 13, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week released statistics on the high prevalence of dental caries (cavities) among U.S. adults, and the numbers are sobering.
April 28, 2015
The American Dental Association (ADA) this week released Action for Dental Health Year Two: A Progress Report, which outlines the initiatives, goals and progress to date of the association’s nationwide, community-based movement to improve the nation’s oral health, especially people who lack adequate access to regular dental care.
April 27, 2015
The American Dental Association (ADA) today commended the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for announcing the final recommendation for the optimal level of fluoride in community water systems.
April 07, 2015
The American Dental Association (ADA) is disappointed in the recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Care Center that health care providers do not have standing to bring a lawsuit challenging inadequate Medicaid reimbursement rates based on a state’s failure to meet Medicaid’s equal access requirement.
April 01, 2015
Five of the nation’s top dental associations want to remind everyone to play it safe during recreational and organized sports to help prevent serious, painful facial injuries that can take the fun out of the game. Take five, and take in these five simple safety tips.
March 19, 2015
Dental professionals from more than 70 countries will be honoring World Oral Health Day and its 2015 theme of “Smile for Life" on Friday, March 20.
March 05, 2015
Statistics released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show promise in the fight against dental caries (cavities).