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February 15, 2019
Alliance of the ADA conference offers education, entertainment in Las Vegas
From a self-defense seminar to seeing Cirque du Soleil's "O" at the Bellagio, the Alliance of the American Dental Association's Conference 2019 is offering a host of speakers and programs for the entire dental family and dental team members.
February 15, 2019
JADA names new associate editor
Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch succeeds Dr. Douglas E. Peterson as the associate editor for dentistry and medicine. Dr. Peterson stepped down in December from the role.
February 15, 2019
Medicare Learning Network to host March 13 call
The Medicare Learning Network, part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, announced it is hosting an event where people can call in and hear information about the Open Payments national transparency system that accumulates data on payments or transfers of value made to physicians and teaching hospitals by reporting entities such as drug and medical device companies.
February 13, 2019
Proposed technical reports available for review
The ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics has approved for circulation and comment proposed revisions of three ADA technical reports.
February 13, 2019
Registration open for ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco
Registration opened Feb. 13 for the ADA FDI World Dental Congress and is now free for all ADA members and North American attendees at ADA.org/meeting.
February 12, 2019
Giving is a way of life for Maryland dentist
It was a snowy and blustery day on Feb. 1, but the waiting room at Dr. Harvey Levy & Associates was warm and welcoming to the 50 children treated here during the practice's annual Give Kids A Smile event.
February 11, 2019
ADA council works with other organizations in developing toolkit for new moms
The American Academy of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention and other health care organizations, has developed a new toolkit that focuses on oral health for pregnant women and extends to oral health for babies.
February 11, 2019
March 12 webinar to address how to manage delicate patient situations with diplomacy, tact
A March 12 webinar will offer dentists and team members real life solutions for managing delicate patient situations, such as cancellations and no shows, provide tips for managing phone calls from prospective patients, and guide you through the right way to dismiss patients from the practice.
February 11, 2019
New Dentist News to unveil redesigned look March 4
New dentists and dental students can expect a new look and feel when they receive the March 4 issue of the New Dentist News.
February 11, 2019
In Vermont, giving dentists tools to combat opioid crisis
Austin Eubanks recalled the worst day of his life — witnessing the death of his best friend and sustaining injuries during the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado.
February 8, 2019
Free webinar on locum tenens dentists Feb. 26
February 8, 2019
Ins and outs of cash accounting explained
In August 2018, the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance on the change in tax law that allows small business taxpayers with average annual gross receipts of $25 million or less in the prior three-year period to use the cash method of accounting.
February 8, 2019
New Jersey Dental Association lodges complaint against SmileDirect Club
An orthodontist and the New Jersey Dental Association have filed a civil complaint in the Superior Court of New Jersey alleging that clear aligner company SmileDirect Club is "engaged in the unlawful practice of dentistry in this state," according to the Jan. 28 complaint.
February 8, 2019
Play an instrument? Medical Musical Group seeks new members
Medical Musical Group, a chorale and symphony orchestra, is looking for talented health care professionals, students and family members who can sing or play musical instruments.
February 7, 2019
ADA Foundation grants awarded
The ADA Foundation has awarded $120,000 in funding to eight organizations working to improve the oral health of the public.
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