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Washington—The ADA is urging the FTC to indefinitely postpone the effective date of the Red Flags Rule for dentists while reconsidering its applicability to them overall.

Springfield, Ill.—The Illinois State Dental Society is seeking a new executive director.

One recent evening, I was cleaning out some files in my office and ran across a folder that I keep little notes in. The notes have been written by me or my staff to remind us of the funny things that happen in the office.

San Antonio—The following are public affairs, legal and legislative-related resolutions adopted by the 2008 House of Delegates during the ADA annual session in October.

International Medical Relief is seeking medical/dental team volunteers to make humanitarian trips Feb. 21-March 1, 2009, to the Mendoza region of Argentina and April 9-19, 2009 to Nairobi, Kenya.

Boston—Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine are seeking applications for the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship in Minority Health Policy.

Washington—The ADA, ADHA and leading health organizations "strongly urge[d]" the Nov. 26 unanimous Federal Trade Commission decision rescinding 42-year cigarette testing guidance characterized by one commissioner as "a smokescreen for tobacco companies' shameful marketing practices."

Continuing education is more convenient than ever with ADA CE Online. aunched in July 2006 by the Center for Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, ADA CE Online currently offers more than 120 courses on diverse topics in dentistry.

Presque Isle, Maine—The Indian Health Service Micmac Family Clinic has an immediate opening for dental volunteers to serve at its remote, one-chair clinic near Presque Isle in Northern Maine.

The new and improved OralLongevity Web site is proving to be a hit with consumers, caregivers and dental professionals.

Generous support from donors to the ADA Foundation to help bring relief to disaster victims outside the United States has spurred the development of the new ADA Foundation International Disaster Assistance Fund.

Washington—The Association in a policy communication with the Federal Trade Commission called for further antitrust guidance on provider collaborations while cautioning against "unnecessary, unhelpful, untimely" government regulation of health care quality information.

Henry Schein Dental has a developed a way for dentists to send holiday greetings to their patients and donate to a good cause at the same time.

Dental Education: Our Legacy—Our Future now has 133 partners.

Dr. Mark J. Feldman, the ADA's immediate past president, has a new job.

SurePayroll, the online payroll service endorsed by ADA Member Advantage, has added a "1-Click" option that will make payroll processing even more convenient than before.

San Antonio—Are the smoking prevention and cessation educational materials you use in your dental office produced by a trusted source with expertise in tobacco control?

Scottsdale, Ariz.—Kevin B. Earle is the new executive director of the Arizona Dental Association.

San Antonio—The 2008 ADA House of Delegates passed Resolution 27H-2008 last month at annual session, which directs the ADA Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations, in cooperation with other appropriate agencies, to continue to coordinate semi-annual meetings of the American Indian/Alaska Native Strategic Workgroup.

San Jose de Ocoa, Dominican Republic—A faculty-student team from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry traveled here July 11-Aug. 8 to assess the potential for a partnership between UIC and the local community to supplement dental services in the province of San Jose de Ocoa.

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