ADA Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Reports

Read how your peers evaluate some of today’s most pressing dental topics and products.

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September 01, 2023



The world has shifted towards more digital communication. How has that shift affected dentistry?

The increase of teledentistry patients image

April 01, 2023

3D Printers

How are dentists using 3D printers in their practices and what benefits have they experienced?

December 01, 2022

Intraoral Appliances

Dentists discuss their use of bleaching trays, retainers, mouthguards, clear aligners, and more.

September 01, 2022

Geriatric Patients

How dentists treat patients who are 65 years and older, what challenges they face, and what tools they need to provide the best care.

April 01, 2022

Oral-Systemic Health

How dentists use information about their patients’ overall health status.

January 01, 2022

Vaccine Administration

Few dentists are administering vaccines, possibly owing to a number of challenges.

October 01, 2021

Smoking Cessation

Helping tobacco users quit with counseling and treatment.

April 01, 2021

Defective Restorations

Deciding between repair or replacement.

January 01, 2021

Zirconia Restorations

Benefits as well as strategies for adjustment and removal.

January 01, 2022

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How are dentists caring for their geriatric patients?

Geriatric patients often have unique needs that must be considered during treatment. Dentists share their experiences caring for this group in the latest ACE Panel report.

Where can I access all ACE Panel reports?

Below is a list of all the ACE Panel reports not mentioned above.

Resin Cement
Strategies for ensuring bond strength.

Dental Light-Curing Units
Polymerizing light-activated dental materials.

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
Discussing the HPV vaccine with patients.

Reprocessing Rotary Cutting Instruments (PDF)
Revealing the most preferred sterilization methods.

Antibiotic Use in Endodontic Infections (PDF)
Strategies for practicing antibiotic stewardship.

Bonding Agents (PDF)
Preventing post-operative sensitivity.

Dental Erosion (PDF)
Diagnosing and counseling patients with irreversible structure loss.

Bioactive Materials (PDF)
Discussing common materials and related concerns.

Posterior Composite Restorations (PDF)
Strategies for repairing and replacing restorations.

Fluoride Varnish (PDF)
Revealing how often to apply professional fluoride.

Why read these reports?

Community and network accountability is at the forefront of dental progress. Part of being an ADA member is having incredible access to the top dentists and dental professionals in the country. Here we enlist these members to share their important experiences in hopes of helping you understand how your clinical decision making compares, along with helping you to learn new strategies for ensuring a safe and effective clinical practice. You can also earn easy CE credit on the reports!