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August 16, 2022

SmileCon reflects ADA's core values of diversity, inclusion

Named the most diverse city in the U.S. by Wallethub in 2021, Houston will offer a welcoming atmosphere during SmileCon.

August 12, 2022

Caries researcher wins ADA Ross Award

Domenick T. Zero, D.D.S., has studied the fundamental aspects of caries formation and clinical intervention strategies to prevent them.

August 12, 2022

ADA seeks comments for guideline on caries restorative treatments

The guideline recommends which direct restorative materials and caries removal approaches to use for primary and permanent teeth.

August 10, 2022

Dentist's photo book raises money to transform smiles of bullied teens

Tomorrow's Smiles has helped more than 300 teens. Those who donate to the program will receive the book.

August 08, 2022

CDC urges providers to be on lookout for monkeypox symptoms

Symptoms include a rash that can appear on various parts of the body, including inside the mouth and on the face.

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.


Research explores effectiveness of antiseptic mouthwash and flossing

A randomized 12-week clinical trial evaluated the efficacy of twice-daily use of LISTERINEĀ® 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.


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