ADA News

March 21, 2018
Survey: More Americans want to visit the dentist
Americans are still not seeing their dentist as much as they would like, according to a survey from Delta Dental Plans Association.
March 20, 2018
FDI: 'Say Ahh' on World Oral Health Day
FDI World Dental Federation is asking the public to "Say Ahh" and consider how their oral health is connected to their general health and well-being on March 20, World Oral Health Day.
March 19, 2018
6 tips for boomers preparing for retirement
Many dentists who are actively planning for retirement in the next 5 to 10 years are members of the baby-boomer generation.
March 19, 2018
ACE Panel Report offers insight into dental techniques, products
A report from the revamped ADA Clinical Evaluators Panel was released in March and features insight for dental professionals on the topic of posterior composite restorations.
March 19, 2018
Industry Watch: Air Techniques appoints digital product manager
Air Techniques stated Jan. 2 that Robert Meehan accepted the role of digital products manager. Mr. Meehan will be in charge of the ProVecta X-Ray line and the CamX Camera line.
March 19, 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts expands national network of providers
In the wake of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' February announcement that it has expanded its national network — making it one of the largest dental networks in the country — the ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs is reminding dentists of the many resources the ADA has when it comes to signing network contracts.
March 19, 2018
Comments sought on nonsurgical caries management
ADA members are invited to share their expertise and insight on the use of nonsurgical treatments for caries management.
March 19, 2018
Consequences for HIPAA violations remain even when business closes
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights announced Feb. 13 that a receiver appointed to liquidate the assets of a medical records company agreed to pay $100,000 out of the receivership estate to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
March 19, 2018
Industry Watch: Dental Health Products donates to Every Smile Counts Day
Dental Health Products announced Feb. 20 that it donated $2,500 to the Every Smile Counts Day campaign, an event set up by the Dental Lifeline Network that provides volunteer dentists and labs with supplies and funding.
March 19, 2018
Industry Watch: Dentsply Sirona acquires Cleverdent
Dentsply Sirona announced Jan. 18 that it purchased Cleverdent. Based in Münster, Germany, Cleverdent is known for developing the ClasenUNO, a dental mirror and high volume evacuation tip.
March 19, 2018
Drive research at ADA Foundation Volpe Research Center
The ADA Foundation Volpe Research Center is seeking input and ideas from ADA members in generating and developing materials and technologies that enable ADA dentists provide state-of-the-art, precision care.
March 19, 2018
Dummies make learning easier
In November 2017, the ADA News launched Becoming a Dentist, a series of stories that follow three dental students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry — Dan Yang, LaShonda Shepherd and Ben Horn — during their journey of becoming dentists. The first story, which introduced the students, ran in the Nov. 6 ADA News.
March 19, 2018
FDA: Don't use compounded drugs from Cantrell Drug Company
Health care professionals should not use drug products produced by Cantrell Drug Company of Little Rock, Arkansas, including opioids and antibiotics, because of "serious deficiencies" in the company's compounding operations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a March news release.
March 19, 2018
First timers
Students and children celebrate during the Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College and the Ninth District Dental Association's Feb. 16 Give Kids A Smile event.
March 19, 2018
Get on track with head and neck cancer in series at ADA 2018
A head and neck cancer track at ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting offers dental professionals ways to learn about their role in cancer screening, biopsy and management.
Last Updated: 03/21/2012 07:08:46 PM