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Dental oncologist manages Massachusetts Army National Guard citizen-soldiers during pandemic
Major called to active duty to coordinate testing for state’s most vulnerable populations




Current data on COVID-19

Coronavirus iconCheck this page daily for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.

Products marketed to sanitize, reduce dental aerosols may lack research to support efficacy

Dentists returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic may be thinking about purchasing items to help sanitize or reduce dental aerosols, but many products currently lack research demonstrating they are effective.

Dental groups thank Sen. Cardin, Rep. Barragán for prioritizing dental care

The ADA, Organized Dentistry Coalition and state dental associations are applauding Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán, D-Calif., for spearheading Congress’ efforts to include dental care in the next COVID-19 legislation.

Coalition asks Congress, agencies to overhaul Paycheck Protection Program

The ADA and more than 100 stakeholders are urging Congress to overhaul the Paycheck Protection Program to help align the program with states’ reopening and ensure more small businesses remain in operation.

New JADA supplement offers opportunities for further dentist-patient interaction

The ADA Foundation is sponsoring a new reprint collection comprising 21 “For the Patient” pages previously published in The Journal of the American Dental Association.


Organized dentistry asks Congress to enhance commercial business interruption insurance policies

The Organized Dentistry Coalition is asking Congress to enhance commercial business interruption insurance policies in the next COVID-19 legislative relief package, in support of an effort led by the Academy of General Dentistry.

‘What makes humans happy’: Free webinar kicks off ADA Accelerator Series

New dentists seeking to increase their own happiness, especially in this age of practicing during a pandemic, can consider building more productive habits and reviewing strategies in controlling their own happiness.

E-book: How to integrate digital intraoral scanning into general practice

This Carestream-sponsored e-book helps dentists incorporate digital intraoral scanning into the treatment workflow. Download the free e-book.


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Established in 1970 as the official newspaper of the American Dental Association, the ADA News serves practicing dentists and others allied to the dental profession in the U.S. and internationally. It is the No. 1 source of news and information about the many benefits and services the ADA delivers to members daily as well as timely information on scientific, social, political and economic developments affecting dentistry and health care.