ADA News

March 29, 2023
ADA president attends White House meeting on hunger, nutrition and health
Abe Abdul, D.M.D., is the recipient of the 2022 Excellence in Action for Dental Health Award from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention.
March 27, 2023
April JADA finds periodontal treatment may reduce health care costs for patients with diabetes
March 23, 2023
ADA commends introduction of Medicaid Dental Benefits Act of 2023
March 23, 2023
ADA to CMS Adopt standards for electronic health records that are compatible with dentistry
The ADA would like to see CMS promote standards that are compatible with dentistry.
March 21, 2023
Dental Coalition urges Senate committee to address dental workforce shortages
A coalition of dental organizations is urging the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee to focus on four critical areas regarding the dental workforce: the dental team, student debt, diversity and underserved areas.
March 21, 2023
ADA, AAPD urge CMS to consider unique needs of dental practices in proposed rule
Solutions to improve the prior authorization process and promote interoperability “must take the different needs of dental practices and medical practices into account,” according to the ADA and AAPD's response to a proposed rule from CMS.
March 21, 2023
Code Maintenance Committee approves four new CDT codes for sleep apnea
The Code Maintenance Committee at its March meeting approved four new codes that reflect ADA policy on the role of dentistry in the treatment of sleep apnea, along with 10 other additions and two revisions to the CDT Code that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2024.
March 20, 2023
The Employee Retention Credit: What to know
The Employee Retention Credit is a refundable tax credit for businesses that continued to pay employees while shut down due to COVID-19.
March 20, 2023
April marks Oral Cancer Awareness Month, with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer on the increase
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, an annual observation that underscores the fact that early detection of oral cancer can decrease morbidity and increase long-term survival.
March 20, 2023
Webinar: Educating on the need for HPV immunization to help prevent oral cancer
With April marking Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the ADA is presenting an April 27 webinar that stresses the importance of increasing awareness of human papillomavirus and educating the public on the need for HPV immunization to help prevent oral cancer.
March 17, 2023
U.S. Army Dentistry Monument forever honors those who have served
Conceived in 2017, the U.S. Army Dentistry Monument was dedicated on March 24 at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum, featuring three bronze figures partially surrounded by nine granite monoliths symbolizing how the Dental Corps cares for soldiers in any location, at any time.
March 16, 2023
Coalition supports Resident Education Deferred Interest Act
The ADA and other health care stakeholders are supporting the REDI Act, which would allow dental students to defer interest accrual on their federal loans while they are in their residency programs.
March 16, 2023
Congressional resolution supports World Oral Health Day
A new congressional resolution is recognizing World Oral Health Day, which takes place every year on March 20.
March 14, 2023
National Health Service Corps now accepting applications for loan repayment program
The National Health Service Corps is now accepting applications for its loan repayment programs.
March 14, 2023
New FAQ addresses questions about complying with MATE Act
The ADA has created an FAQ addressing common questions the Association has heard about complying with the new requirements for the MATE Act.
Last Updated: 03/21/2012 06:08:46 PM