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November 9, 2018
FDA issues nutrition label guidance
Washington — The Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 2 issued new guidance to help manufacturers comply with two final rules updating the Nutrition Facts label.
November 9, 2018
Tricare retiree dental program leaving Delta Dental, moving to federal plan
Beginning Nov. 12, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program will replace the Tricare Retiree Dental Program.
November 8, 2018
ADA Member Advantage-endorsed backup, recovery system unveils product for retiring, transitioning dentists
The Digital Dental Record, a managed online data backup and recovery solution endorsed by ADA Member Advantage, announced Nov. 1 a new product that allows dentists to store and access their patient records data for up to 10 years after a patient’s last visit.
November 7, 2018
Comments sought on proposal to make commercial entities ineligible for CERP recognition
The Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition is seeking written comments through Jan. 31, 2019, on a proposal to make commercial entities no longer for ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program, or CERP, recognition.
November 7, 2018
Member dentists elected to Congress
Voters elected five ADA members to Congress Nov. 6.
November 6, 2018
FDA issues alert about issue with EpiPens
Some EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. and authorized generic versions of the product may not easily slide out of their carrier tubes, which could block quick access to the device in an emergency, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration said Nov. 2.
November 5, 2018
2018 Dental Office Design winners selected
The DODC recognizes dental facilities that most effectively express the practice philosophy of its practitioners and demonstrate a thoughtful assembly of design characteristics associated with state-of-the-art dental office.
November 5, 2018
2018 House of Delegate actions include dues increase, new policies
The ADA House of Delegates Oct. 22 approved a $22 dues increase for 2019 but decided against a special assessment of $58, instead urging the Board of Trustees to use reserve funds to pay for the remaining year of a three-year pilot project for the Find-A-Dentist campaign.
November 5, 2018
ADA president to members: Dentistry needs leaders like you
During his opening address to the House of Delegates on Oct. 22, ADA President Jeffrey M. Cole issued a call to action to dentists everywhere: "What difference will you make?" he asked.
November 5, 2018
Application process open for ADA speaker of the House
Members interested in running for ADA speaker of the House in 2019 can go on ADA.org to find the information necessary to file for candidacy.
November 5, 2018
Consortium publishes infection control tactics
All dental personnel should obtain education in infection prevention and control based on federal standards, according to the ADA and a consortium of organizations dedicated to the cause.
November 5, 2018
If anyone needs convincing that dental benefits and coding are among the most crucial nonclinical topics on the minds of dentists.
November 5, 2018
Dentists can play role in helping patients stop smoking
November is an apt time for dental professionals to talk with patients about quitting smoking and the dangers of tobacco and nicotine on their health.
November 5, 2018
Duo recognized in Hawaii for Give Kids A Smile volunteerism
The ADA Foundation feted two people who have made extraordinary commitments to Give Kids A Smile during the ADA Foundation Give Kids A Smile Reception at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Oct. 20 during ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting.
November 5, 2018
Get ready for ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019
It's been more than 20 years since the FDI World Dental Federation has held its annual meeting in conjunction with the ADA annual meeting.
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