Dental professionals with an interest in tobacco prevention and cessation efforts are invited to the 9th National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco here Oct. 16-18.
Nominations for emerging leaders in dental materials science are sought for the 2018 3M Innovative Research Fellowship.
The Washington State Dental Association has asked the state's attorney general to launch an investigation of Delta Dental of Washington, alleging that the insurance provider engages in practices that may violate antitrust laws.
Dental professionals interested in helping develop standards related to informatics, digital technologies, or products and materials for dentistry are invited to review and comment on the following ADA-developed standards and technical reports.
Water Pik, Inc., in July voluntarily recalled its Sonic Fusion water flosser/toothbrush.
The University of Washington School of Dentistry announced July 17 it named Dr. Gary Chiodo as interim dean, effective Aug. 1.
The Association is collaborating with the nonprofit Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative and Hawaii Convention Center to plant trees during ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting in October to symbolize the ADA's commitment to the islands and sustainability.
On the same day that the ADA sent U.S. House leaders a letter of support for legislation that would hasten the approval process for some over-the-counter drugs, the House passed the bill.
Dental professionals interested in learning more about their role in addressing tobacco use with their patients can attend a no-cost July 31 webinar.
The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced July 11 that it named Dr. James C. Ragain, Jr. as its new dean, effective Aug. 1.
Dr. D. Walter Cohen, a longtime educator and philanthropist, died June 29. He was 91 years old.
The June issue of the journal Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology, or OOOO, which features a special section on potentially premalignant and oral epithelial lesions, is available for ADA members to read online in full.
The ADA is continuing to advocate for Congress to increase the limits of health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.
The California Dental Association and the California Medical Association announced July 2 that they want state voters to decide on a soda tax initiative on the 2020 ballot.
A free July 19 webinar, “Increase Value In Your Practice? How? Start Your Own Dental Plan”
The ADA Foundation is seeking applicants through Sept. 7 for its Senior American Access to Care grants, which are awarded to nonprofit organizations providing underserved senior Americans dental homes and/or continuity of care.
When Dr. Josephine Chang Pallotto organized a 5K walk in 2017 to honor the memory of her mother, Susan Chang, who died as a result of a head and neck cancer in 2016, she remembers thinking at the time, “I don’t know what I’m doing.”
Dr. Ashley Clark knows how important using the best available evidence is when teaching her students or treating her patients at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth.)
Atlanta — Around 15 percent of U.S. adults smoke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so many dentists may regularly find smokers in their chairs.
Dr. Sharon M. Gordon is the first woman to serve as dean at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in its more than 50-year history, the school announced June 28.
A free Aug. 9 webinar, “HIPAA Security Risk Analysis,” will focus on only one particular aspect of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.