COVID-19 has taken so many things away from children — from canceled playdates and birthday parties to bigger things like the loss of a loved one or a parent’s job — that the Howard University College of Dentistry was determined to put on a Give Kids A Smile Day event.
J. Thomas Soliday, D.D.S., former ADA speaker of the House of Delegates and former president of the Maryland State Dental Association, died April 12.
A free webinar from the American Dental Association will offer tips on how to incorporate oral health care for children from birth to age 5 into Give Kids A Smile events.
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The ADA is asking the Small Business Administration for additional assistance for dentists and dental practices to help ease the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A March letter from a Medicare Advantage plan sent to dentists in New York has prompted many questions to the ADA on the Medicare opt-out process.
The ADA is supporting two student loan reform bills to help offset the financial challenges facing dentists after they graduate.
West Virginia University announced April 7 that it named Stephen Pachuta, D.D.S., as dean of its school of dentistry, starting June 1.
Dentists will have plenty of opportunities to meet, play, learn and smile during the American Dental Association's revamped annual meeting, SmileCon, scheduled for Oct. 11-13 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The ADA’s CDHC program, which marks its 15th anniversary this year, now counts believers making an impact in 47 states, with a goal of 50 within reach.
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.
When I earned my degree in dentistry, I was one of only a handful of students of color in my graduating class. That was 20 years ago.
The organizers of Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh are calling for volunteers for this year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 21-23 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
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.
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.
The American Dental Association'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.
Many dentists repair defective restorations, but the repairs depend on the proper selection of cases, material and technique, according to an ADA Clinical Evaluators Panel report published in the April issue of JADA.
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.
I am writing to express my deep concerns about the ADA’s political and financial support of U.S. Congressional Representative Paul Gosar, D.D.S., R-Arizona.