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September 13, 2019 News News

ADA President: ‘Dentists Helping Dentists — This Is What The ADA Is All About’

by ADA

Standing before the House of Delegates, new ADA President Chad P. Gehani said he considers it his “responsibility to ensure that the ADA remains the guardian of your life commitment to the profession — and I am not just talking

September 9, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s Steven W. Kess Receives Honorary Membership From The American Dental Association

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that Steven W. Kess, Vice President of Global Professional Relations at Henry Schein, has been named an American Dental Association (ADA) honorary member for his dedication to improving oral health and access to

July 25, 2019 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNews

Amalgam Recycling Expert To Speak At ADA FDI World Dental Congress

by American Dental Association

Those with questions about the July 14, 2020, amalgam recycling rule deadline can get answers from a representative from HealthFirst at the at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in the Practice Institute area. Bryan Foss, product manager for the

July 16, 2019 News NewsOral Health

ADA Contacts Federal Agencies About Plastic Teeth Aligners

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) sent a complaint letter to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection raising concerns over aspects of SmileDirect Club, L.L.C.’s (SDC) marketing and direct-to-consumer sales of plastic teeth aligners. The letter was sent

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse To Receive ADA Seal of Acceptance

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced that Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse is the first product to earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance in the Dry Mouth product category. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs in June accepted the

June 16, 2019 News News

ADA Supports Legislation Calling for Raising Legal Age to 21 to Purchase Tobacco

by Jennifer Garvin, ADA News

The ADA May 23 announced its support for a new bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. In a letter to Sen. Maj. Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, the ADA

March 11, 2019 News News

ADA, AAP Mourn the Loss of Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD

by American Dental Association

Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, a pioneer in periodontal research and a leader in the broad recognition of the perio-systemic link, died on March 6, 2019, at the age of 80. Dr. Genco earned his dental degree from The State

January 21, 2019 News News

ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

by American Dental Association

Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to support the conclusions presented in this research and

October 25, 2018 News News

ADA Adopts Further Policy Discouraging Direct-to-Consumer Dental Services

by American Dental Association

A new policy from the American Dental Association (ADA) “strongly discourages the practice of direct to the consumer (DTC) dental laboratory services because of the potential for irreversible harm to patients.” The new policy expands upon a 2017 ADA policy

October 2, 2018 News News

ADA, ADEA and ASDA Release Report Supporting Modernization of Dental Licensure Process

by American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association (ADA), American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and American Student Dental Association (ASDA) released a groundbreaking task force report today supporting the modernization of the dental licensure process. The report is the culmination of over two years

May 26, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Organizations Combining Dental Meetings in 2019, 2020

by American Dental Association

To maximize the impact of the meeting experience, six dental professional organizations, including the ADA, are collaborating to combine three dental conferences in 2019 and two in 2020. The ADA will be co-locating its annual meeting with several state, local

April 28, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

ADA Releases New Releases Resources on Genetics and Oral Health

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced new resources for dental professionals and the public related to genetics and oral health. According to the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs’ Genetic Testing Workgroup, the ADA body that authored the genetic and genetic

October 24, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

American Dental Association President-Elect Has Been Chosen for 2017

by Oral Health

Joseph P. Crowley, D.D.S., a general dentist practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Crowley was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Denver, Colorado. He will

July 16, 2011 News Social mediaSocial networking

Going mobile – dental marketing

by ken

From Rosemont Media A recent study from comScore, Inc. provides a breakdown for the composition of smartphone owners by age in the U. S. As the demand for mobility continues to expand, mobile website design and mobile dental marketing is

June 30, 2011 News APPs

An APP for billing codes, I’m farklempt – talk amongst yourselves

by ken

From Dentistry IQ – June 29, 2011 CHICAGO, Illinois–The American Dental Association is helping to make it easier and faster for dentists to find dental billing codes by introducing the new CDT Code Check app for the iOS (iPhone, iPad)

May 21, 2011 News AwardsDental AssociationsDental industryDental researchEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistryTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Veritas Redux – Compare Dental Product Features on New ADA Seal of Acceptance Web Area

by ken

From PR Newswire – and by the by, why oh why can I only find current articles on the ADA, not the CDA? Inquiring minds want to know……. CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) launched

April 25, 2011 News General NewsSocial networking

ADA sets up a discussion forum for the “peeps”

by ken

The ADA is to provide expert content in response to consumer questions…. CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) has joined forces with Sharecare, a new online resource that invites the public to submit health-related questions and have

April 11, 2011 News Dental phobia

Dental Hypnotherapy – more relevant than ever, than ever, than ever, than ever

by ken

I’ve been practicing for 137 years, but increasingly, the times, the economy, the state of the world seems to be creating a heightened sense of anxiety in many patients……thought I’d open this up to folks that work with hypnotherapy, one

March 27, 2011 News General News

Recession putting bite on dental care

by ken

by Katie Foutz – Chicago Sun Times Mar 27, 2011 The dentist will see you now — even on nights and weekends — and might even help you pick up the check. Although the recession officially has ended, people still

March 21, 2011 News Practice managementWebsites

Officite Selected as First Corporate Provider of ADA Online Patient Education

by ken

March 17, 2011 – Press release Downers Grove, IL -Industry-leading dental website and Internet marketing expert, Officite, has been selected by the American Dental Association (ADA) as the first corporate provider to offer web-based ADA patient education brochures and Toothflix