The American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Dental Education Association are urging lawmakers to support legislation that would allow full-time educators participating in the Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Program to exclude from their federal income taxes the amount of the loan forgiveness received from this program.
Ninth District Dental Association dentists and students and faculty members of the Touro College of Dental Medicine treated those who served on Veterans Smile Day Nov. 4 at the Touro Dental Health Clinic in Hawthorne, N.Y.
Case Western Reserve University announced Nov. 19 that the Ralph T. and Esther L. Warburton Foundation pledged $3 million to establish endowed scholarships at three health sciences schools, including the university’s school of dental medicine.
Meharry American Student Dental Association President-elect Taylor Jackson recently organized the Beyond the Clinics: Meharry ASDA Business Symposium to expand on the business seminars already offered by the Nashville, Tennessee, dental school.
Dr. Jessica Meeske, a pediatric dentist in Nebraska, believes that the dental community may have fallen behind the medical community in addressing the issue of safety for providers, their dental staff and, importantly, patients.
A new bill aims to eliminate insurance waiting periods for children to receive dental care in Maine. LR 2910, An Act to Facilitate Dental Treatment for Children, would enable children with private dental insurance to receive care without having to wait up to several months for coverage to start.
For about 15 years, Dr. Robin Henderson practiced in an office she purchased soon after dental school. It was a typical nondescript 1970s-style structure with narrow hallways; the landscaping always seemed unfinished and dirty; and the parking lot could fit two, maybe three cars, depending on the size of the vehicles.