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ACE Panel report finds 4 out of 5 respondents repair defective restorations

Repairing restorations may be more conservative, minimally invasive approach than replacement



Current data on COVID-19

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

Interactive timeline: COVID-19 and Dentistry

From creating guides and resources to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread to advocating on behalf of the dental community, the dental profession and organized dentistry have responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic to help protect dentists, the dental team and their patients.

Federal government, ADA advocate policies to curb opioid epidemic

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Statement of Drug Policy Priorities was released April 1, which outlines the federal government’s first-year approach to ending the opioid epidemic. The priorities are closely aligned with the ADA’s goals related to curbing opioid use.


RevenueWell acquires PBHS, expands dental marketing services

PBHS announced March 31 it was acquired by RevenueWell, a provider of marketing and communication software specifically designed to meet the needs of dental practices.

Children's Airway virtual event to address how myofunctional therapy can help kids breathe better

The ADA's next Children's Airway event, scheduled to take place virtually April 22-23, will cover new content focused on myofunctional therapy, which addresses the improper function of the tongue and facial muscles.

HRSA receives $900 million to support loan repayment, scholarships

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Workforce has opened its loan repayment and scholarship application cycles for health professionals and students.

Association Forum Foundation honors ADA executive director

ADA Executive Director Kathleen T. O’Loughlin, D.M.D., is the recipient of this year’s Samuel B. Shapiro Award for Chief Staff Executive Achievement from the Association Forum Foundation.

Anesthesiologists allege Delta Dental doesn’t credential them as specialists

The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards recognized anesthesiology as a dental specialty in 2019. There is a problem, however, some anesthesiologists said.


E-book: How to evaluate a dental imaging system and software

In this free e-book, Dentsply Sirona guides dentists through the top considerations for dentists in evaluating and selecting imaging technology to improve dental health and the patient experience.


Molar Incisor Hypomineralization: What you need to know

This white paper from GC America explores treatment options for Molar Incisor Hypomineralization. This practical piece explores the clinical appearance, initial intervention, GI sealants, restorative treatment and recall.

Reaching new practice heights with the cloud

Cloud-based practice management solutions that enable dentists to run a practice from anywhere are essential to succeed, according to this sponsored white paper from Fuse, a Patterson technology.


E-book: Ideas on how to evaluate and implement new technology

This free e-book, sponsored by Rectangle Health, shows you exactly how Dr. Perry K. Tuneberg & Associates, of Rockford, Ill., evaluated, implemented and use new technology to improve its business operations.


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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.