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August 08, 2022

CDC offers opportunities for dentists interested in public health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accepting applications for its Dental Public Health Residency Program through Sept. 30.

August 08, 2022

ADA staffers offer updates on advocacy for insurance issues

Free webinar shows how the ADA is advocating for proposed state and federal legislation regarding dental insurance and what it means for dentists, patients.

August 03, 2022

COVID-19 case rise driven by BA.5 variant

Latest data shows that cases are surging in areas worldwide with more than 80% of these new cases in the U.S. are caused by the BA.5 variant.

August 03, 2022

HPI: Nearly half of dentists offer health insurance to employees

Of the roughly 1,200 poll respondents, 47% said they offer health insurance, and of those who do not, 83% cited the cost.

July 28, 2022

Lawmakers press Justice Dept. on antitrust reform

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking Justice for an update on efforts to combat anticompetitive conduct in the health insurance industry.

July 27, 2022

VETSmile celebrates first year

The VA pilot program, VETSmile, celebrates first year. The program helps improve access to oral health care for veterans.

July 27, 2022

ADA council responds to increase of provider rating systems

Council: Dentists need to understand how these can impact provider directories, PFP payments


Research explores effectiveness of antiseptic mouthwash and flossing

A randomized 12-week clinical trial evaluated the efficacy of twice-daily use of LISTERINE® Antiseptic mouthwash compared to flossing and in combination with brushing.


How digital dentistry improves accuracy with implants

In this free e-book from Carestream, Riley Clark, D.M.D., show dentists how he uses digital imaging for surgical and prosthetic rehabilitation.


ADA readers are invited to contribute opinions about dental topics. Read their letters and MyView columns here.

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