October 24, 2016
Kenneth McDougall, D.D.S., a dentist practicing in Jamestown, North Dakota, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA).
September 30, 2016
A recent study published in the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety questions whether people with multiple dental amalgam fillings experience an increase in mercury levels in their blood.
August 04, 2016
Recent news reports question whether existing scientific research support oral health benefits associated with flossing. The bottom line for dentists and patients is that a lack of strong evidence doesn’t equate to a lack of effectiveness.
June 01, 2016
Today, the Colgate-Palmolive Company and the American Dental Association (ADA) have announced a collaboration in support of Colgate’s annual Oral Health Month program.
May 23, 2016
ADA President Carol Gomez Summerhays, D.D.S., today thanked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its decision to require that food packagers highlight added sugars on nutrition labels.
May 12, 2016
The American Dental Association applauds Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) for joining the fight against the over-prescription and abuse of opioid painkillers.
April 01, 2016
April is National Facial Protection Month and this year five of the nation’s top dental associations are reminding athletes and recreational sports players to wear mouth guards to protect their teeth.