The ADA is seeking nominations for the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research, which honors individuals who have helped advance the profession of dentistry or improve the oral health of the public through basic or clinical research.
Check this page regularly for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.
The ADA announced May 12 that it named Raymond Cohlmia, D.D.S., dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and a former ADA Board of Trustees member, as its executive director, effective Nov. 15.
The ADA is asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights to consider the burdens changes to the HIPAA privacy rule will impose on covered providers, including dentists.
I am writing in response to the letter by David J. Dowsett, D.D.S., in the March 8 issue of the ADA News critical of ADPAC support for Paul Gosar, D.D.S., R-Arizona 4th.
The ADA is asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss how oral health has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during the next meeting of the agency’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
Deidra T. Rondeno, D.D.S., took her passion for providing oral health care to people with developmental disabilities and founded the DDD Foundation Inc., the only private dental clinic in Georgia that exclusively cares for people with developmental disabilities.
SmileCon's continuing education program will be about more than just checking off requirements. It will focus on the whole person, helping attendees keep up with a rapidly changing world and make meaningful connections along the way.
When my husband was in dental school (a long time ago), he told me that restorative dentistry would become irrelevant once a vaccine for Streptococcus mutans was discovered and perfected. Some day that may be the case, but for now, the number of safe and effective vaccines are limited and do not include one that prevents tooth decay.
A May 19 webinar will discuss how health literacy can be an instrumental tool when discussing and providing vaccinations.
The ADA and other stakeholders are asking the Office of the Surgeon General’s office to release the 2020 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health.
Health equity means everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. But before a patient ever gets to the dental chair, there are many factors to consider that may be going on behind the scenes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to update its guidance for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19, although most recommended precautions, such as the use of personal protective equipment, remain the same for health care settings, including dental offices.
Nicole McGrath-Barnes, D.D.S., is so passionate about health equity she started a non-profit. The New Jersey dentist’s desire to give back was ignited when she began volunteering at her local Head Start in Montclair in the early 2000s.
The ADA is holding another installment of its popular one-day virtual coding course on May 21.
The ADA is supporting new legislation to give small businesses more flexibility with the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program.