ADA News

June 17, 2019
Changing faces: Dentistry sees slow but growing diversity
Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in an ADA News series examining the changing demographics and increasing diversity in dentistry.
June 17, 2019
FDI seeks CE suggestions for 2020 World Dental Congress
ADA members can propose continuing education sessions for the 2020 FDI World Dental Congress.
June 17, 2019
Florida city continues fluoridation after '180'
The Ocala City Council unanimously passed an ordinance June 4 that will keep fluoride in city water after the 63-year-old practice was endangered earlier this year.
June 17, 2019
Just the Facts — June 17, 2019
Allied dental education enrollment in 2017-18
June 17, 2019
Surety bonds required for dentists who are equipment suppliers
Despite the ADA voicing its concerns and opposition to this requirement, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services will require dentists who are suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies to obtain a $50,000 surety bond per office location.
June 14, 2019
Illinois summit on antimicrobial stewardship in Chicago July 18
The Illinois Department of Public Health is hosting its annual summit on antimicrobial stewardship July 18 at the University of Illinois Student Center East in Chicago. The summit takes place from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
June 13, 2019
Dentists share student debt stories, urge lawmakers to reauthorize Higher Education Act
In 2017, 85% of all dental students graduated with an average of $287,000 in student loans, according to the American Dental Education Association.
June 12, 2019
ADA FDI 2019 to highlight dental technology, including Cellerant Best of Class winners
More than 500 companies will participate in the Exhibit Hall at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress Sept. 4-8 in San Francisco.
June 11, 2019
ADA urges Senate committee to support repealing McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption
As Congress looks for ways to lower the cost of health care, the ADA is asking lawmakers to support legislation that would partially repeal the McCarran-Ferguson Act.
June 11, 2019
E-cigarette webinar this Friday
An ADA webinar intends to inform dental providers about the products, trends for use and health harms of e-cigarette use.
June 10, 2019
Group applies to recognize oral medicine as dental specialty
The American Academy of Oral Medicine submitted on June 10 an application and request to recognize oral medicine as a dental specialty, which is now under review by the National Commission's Review Committee on Specialty Recognition.
June 10, 2019
Organized dentistry supports raising tobacco purchasing age to 21
The Organized Dentistry Coalition said June 7 it supports raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.
June 7, 2019
ADA comments on surprise billing legislation in Senate, House
In a June 5 letter to HELP Chair Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Ranking Member Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ADA commended lawmakers on their commitment to improving transparency with the proposed Lower Health Care Costs Act. To do that, the Association urged the committee to support S 350, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act.
June 6, 2019
Kansas City University announces plans for dental school in Joplin, Missouri
The goal is to seat a class of 80 students in 2022.
June 4, 2019
CDC recognizes ADA committee member for fluoridation work
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a member of the ADA’s National Fluoridation Advisory Committee the CDC Jeffrey P. Koplan Award.
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