Give Kids A Smile events are traditionally held across the country on the first Friday of February each year, providing essential oral health care and education to thousands of children in need.
The ADA launched a Patient Return Resource Center July 7 with customizable communication tools for practices to use with patients during this time when many dentists are reopening.
Check this page daily for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.
Patient volume has recovered to an average of 70% of pre-COVID-19 levels, though there are signs the rebound is slowing down, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of June 29.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced June 30 that it has published the Open Payments Program Year 2019 data, along with updated data for previous years.
My parents — veterans both — always praised the care they received at their Florida VA Medical Center. But they asked a question that their daughter the dentist couldn’t answer: Why couldn’t they go there for their dental care too?
A police officer has never asked me to step out of my car. That is a truth for me that, in 31 years as a white American male, I’ve never thought twice about until now. It has just always been another part of my life that was unquestionably … normal. Normal because I grew up in a nice small southern town with two loving parents and a golden retriever. Normal because for my entire life, I’ve gotten everything I ever wanted.
The American Dental Association and American Association for Dental Research are searching for dental educators and clinicians who have made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.
The ADA and a group of stakeholders are calling on Congress to correct a “misinterpretation” of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that does not allow businesses who received a Paycheck Protection Program loan to deduct expenses paid for with loan funds if the loan is subsequently forgiven.
Concern for his fellow man, as well as for leadership forged in the U.S. Army and carried forth through academia, has helped make Dr. Rouse the 2020 recipient of the ADA’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the Association bestows.
When the pandemic began escalating earlier this year, there were many questions at the University of Utah School of Dentistry.
In search of dental facilities that seamlessly combine esthetic appeal, function and design, ADA Council on Dental Practice, ADA Member Advantage and BMO Harris Bank are seeking entries from July 6 through Sept. 4 for the 2020 ADA Design Innovation Awards.
The Senate and House of Representatives have agreed to extend the application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program to Aug. 8 and President Donald Trump signed the bill on July 4.
The ADA is encouraging eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers to apply as soon as possible to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal ahead of the department’s July 20 deadline.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said June 25 that it plans to continue the Oral Health Initiative to help states ensure that children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program have access to dental and oral health services.
An ADA-supported study by two North Dakota dental professionals showed that proactive dental case management facilitates referrals and appointment compliance, reduces reimbursement barriers and reduces the need for more costly future treatment for high-risk low-income children by promoting the prevention of dental disease.
The Federal Drug Administration has added oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers to the list of indications for the human papillomavirus vaccine.