As part of a new program, dental school faculty and their students can access eligible national and international dental standards and technical reports for free to use as part of their curricula.
Through its University Outreach Program, the American National Standards Institute provides free access to international dental standards for use in educational settings. The American Dental Association has partnered with ANSI to be the first standards-developing organization to also provide access to a selection of its national dental standards and all of its technical reports.
The goal of the ADA effort is to help raise understanding among dental students of the importance and practical impact of the Association's standards in their future as practicing dentists. The ADA will be conducting a targeted awareness campaign to encourage participation from all dental schools.