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ADA donates gift to UCSF dental clinic in honor of former ADA Foundation board
The donation comes on the heels of a “highly successful” Community Dental Clinic event during the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco on Sept. 4.




Meharry American Student Dental Association president-elect takes peers 'beyond the clinics'

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.

Veterans receive free dental care at New York event

The Ninth District Dental Association again teamed up with the Touro College of Dental Medicine to cosponsor their second annual Veterans Smile Day event on Nov. 4 at the Touro Dental Health Clinic.

Case Western receives $3M donation to help dental students

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.

ADA council tasked with fostering prioritization of safety in dentistry

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.


‘Diamond in the rough’: Practice takes ‘remodel’ category in first Design Innovation Awards

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.

American Dental Association files lawsuit against Delta Dental

The American Dental Association and two individual dentists filed a class-action lawsuit Nov. 26 against the Delta Dental Plans Association, its affiliated national entities and 39 independent Delta Dental companies, alleging the provider network has engaged in anticompetitive conduct and violated federal antitrust laws.

Chicago Tribune names American Dental Association top workplace

The American Dental Association has been named a top workplace for 2019 by the Chicago Tribune.

University of Missouri-Kansas City dental student delivers baby

“Her water broke,” said Ms. Haghighat, a fourth year dental student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “I’ve never seen that before. The nearest thing was probably watching 'Grey’s Anatomy.' Water was everywhere.”
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