ADA News

July 19, 2018
Emerging leaders in dental materials research sought for fellowship
Nominations for emerging leaders in dental materials science are sought for the 2018 3M Innovative Research Fellowship.
July 19, 2018
Washington State Dental Association to state attorney general: investigate Delta Dental
The Washington State Dental Association has asked the state's attorney general to launch an investigation of Delta Dental of Washington, alleging that the insurance provider engages in practices that may violate antitrust laws.
July 18, 2018
Standards related to oral rinses, pit and fissure sealants, others up for comment
Dental professionals interested in helping develop standards related to informatics, digital technologies, or products and materials for dentistry are invited to review and comment on the following ADA-developed standards and technical reports.
July 18, 2018
University of Washington dental school names new interim dean
The University of Washington School of Dentistry announced July 17 it named Dr. Gary Chiodo as interim dean, effective Aug. 1.
July 18, 2018
Water Pik recalls product that carries ADA Seal
Water Pik, Inc., in July voluntarily recalled its Sonic Fusion water flosser/toothbrush.
July 17, 2018
House approves streamlining approval for some OTC drugs
On the same day that the ADA sent U.S. House leaders a letter of support for legislation that would hasten the approval process for some over-the-counter drugs, the House passed the bill.
July 17, 2018
Planting trees in Hawaii offsets carbon impact of traveling to islands
The Association is collaborating with the nonprofit Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative and Hawaii Convention Center to plant trees during ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting in October to symbolize the ADA's commitment to the islands and sustainability.
July 16, 2018
Oral health effects of tobacco focus of webinar
Dental professionals interested in learning more about their role in addressing tobacco use with their patients can attend a no-cost July 31 webinar.
July 13, 2018
Longtime educator, philanthropist Dr. D. Walter Cohen dies
Dr. D. Walter Cohen, a longtime educator and philanthropist, died June 29. He was 91 years old.
July 13, 2018
University of Tennessee names new dental school dean
The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced July 11 that it named Dr. James C. Ragain, Jr. as its new dean, effective Aug. 1.
July 11, 2018
ADA asks Congress to expand HSA, FSA limits
The ADA is continuing to advocate for Congress to increase the limits of health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.
July 11, 2018
Journal issue focusing on oral premalignancy available
The June issue of the journal Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology, or OOOO, which features a special section on potentially premalignant and oral epithelial lesions, is available for ADA members to read online in full.
July 10, 2018
California dental, medical associations want voters to decide soda tax in 2020
The California Dental Association and the California Medical Association announced July 2 that they want state voters to decide on a soda tax initiative on the 2020 ballot.
July 10, 2018
July 19 webinar to focus on in-office membership plans
A free July 19 webinar, “Increase Value In Your Practice? How? Start Your Own Dental Plan”
July 9, 2018
Applicants sought for ADA Foundation grants for programs serving seniors
The ADA Foundation is seeking applicants through Sept. 7 for its Senior American Access to Care grants, which are awarded to nonprofit organizations providing underserved senior Americans dental homes and/or continuity of care.
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