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Top 3 things to consider when applying for PPP loan forgiveness

As dentists begin to make plans to file for forgiveness, the ADA and Academy of Dental Certified Public Accountants are working together to clarify what some may find to be a confusing process.



Current data on COVID-19

Coronavirus iconCheck this page regularly for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.

Former editor of JADA remembered for research that included linking oral with systemic health

Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, D.M.D., past editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association and former president of both the International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental Research, died Nov. 21.


ADA seeks applicants for Stanford Award by Dec. 15

Applications are due Dec. 15 for the 2020 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award, which encourages dentists and dental students to conduct standards-based research and standards development.

Results from 2020 Survey of Dental Fees available

The Association released its 2020 Survey of Dental Fees in November, which provides readers with an analysis of self-reported fees by procedure from a nationwide random sample of dentists.


ADA Foundation data included in Blackbaud incident

The ADA Foundation was among the nonprofit entities whose data was included in a data breach reported by Blackbaud, one of the Foundation’s former service providers.

December webinar shines spotlight on polypharmacy in elderly patients

The Association is offering a free December webinar that will make dentists aware of the challenges with polypharmacy in elderly patients, as well as potential side effects and interactions of the most commonly used medications and opioids.


Missouri town averts rollback of fluoridation with help from early-notification law

Missouri is only one of five states that has enacted an early notification law, and it came in handy when the community of Park Hills in the southeast part of the Show-Me State came close to having its community water fluoridation program terminated.


ADA says dental care should continue during resurgence phase of pandemic

As COVID-19 continues, the ADA is reminding dentists that dental care should continue during the resurgence phase of the pandemic.

E-book: The Ultimate Guide to Touchless Dental Communications

This comprehensive e-book, sponsored by Legwork, offers communication tips to reassure your patients about COVID-19 safety precautions and outlines how to digitize common office tasks for a safe, touchless experience.


Webinar: How to 3D Print a Dental Model in Under 20 Minutes

In this free webinar, Formlabs unveils a new material designed to print accurate orthodontic models – fast. Orthodontists will learn more about the science behind this dental 3D printing material and a step-by-step workflow for printing a clear aligner model.

Teledentistry: Post COVID-19 Use for Safe, Efficient, Evidence-Based Care

Due to COVID-19, one of the long-term changes in dental practice includes use of teledentistry to assess the need for oral care and follow-up on care delivered. This detailed white paper from MouthWatch explores teledentistry today and in the future.

Restorative Bonding: Dental Experts Probe Four Key Areas to Improve Outcomes

This free, comprehensive e-book from BISCO showcases recommendations from expert dentists on bonding to dentin and enamel, bonding to glass ceramics, bonding to zirconia/alumina and metal, and bonding to composite CAD/CAM blocks.


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Established in 1970 as the official newspaper of the American Dental Association, the ADA News serves practicing dentists and others allied to the dental profession in the U.S. and internationally. It is the No. 1 source of news and information about the many benefits and services the ADA delivers to members daily as well as timely information on scientific, social, political and economic developments affecting dentistry and health care.