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Science in the News


Science in the News is prepared by the ADA Science Institute and addresses articles in the popular press on scientific developments of concern to the dental profession over the most recent two year period. These features offer timely information on scientific issues in the news, with a brief summary of the article’s principal points, and provide perspective on the reported findings. The aim of these features is to provide accurate information on current scientific issues and emerging developments, and to allow ADA members to communicate effectively with their patients.

If there are any articles in the popular press that you would like to be addressed by Science in the News, please contact the ADA Science Institute at

Content on is for informational purposes only, is neither intended to and does not establish a standard of care, and is not a substitute for professional judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. ADA is not responsible for information on external websites linked to this website.