News from american dental association

Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Elsevier Chosen to Publish American Dental Association's Flagship Journal

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elsevier to publish The Journal of the American...

May 19, 2014, 00:01 ET

American Dental Association Report to Congress Addresses Barriers to Access

 The American Dental Association (ADA) today released its inaugural "Action for...

Apr 08, 2014, 15:30 ET

American Dental Association President Makes Case to Congress for Indian Health Service Dental Programs

The Obama Administration's proposal to fund the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Division of Oral Health for fiscal year 2015 at approximately $175...

Feb 05, 2014, 12:53 ET
350,000 children will receive free dental care through ADA Give Kids A Smile.  (PRNewsFoto/American Dental Association)

ADA's National 'Give Kids A Smile®' Kicks Off Feb. 7

The American Dental Association (ADA) kicks off its 12th national Give Kids A Smile® program Friday, Feb. 7. Dental professionals from across...

Jan 27, 2014, 10:46 ET

ADA Paper Addresses Bringing Disease Prevention in Oral Health to Communities

The American Dental Association today published its latest paper on oral health disparities in underserved populations. Prior papers were published...

Nov 01, 2013, 14:25 ET
Did you know diabetes can affect your mouth health? Learn more at  (PRNewsFoto/American Dental Association)

Patients with Diabetes Should Watch Their Mouths, Gum Disease Could Wreck That Smile

Of the 26 million people who have diabetes, an estimated 7 million have no idea that they have the disease, according to the American Diabetes...

Oct 29, 2013, 11:19 ET

Don't Let the Sugar Monsters Catch You This Halloween

Dentists don't want to put a damper on the Halloween fun; they just want to help patients avoid cavities. As the American Dental Association (ADA)...

Oct 03, 2013, 11:55 ET

ADHA Institute for Oral Health Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grants Program to Award $120,000 Over Two Years; 2013 Grant Winners Announced

 The American Dental Hygienists' Association Institute for Oral Health (IOH) is pleased to announce the Wrigley Company Foundation Community...

Oct 01, 2013, 10:04 ET
Oct 01, 2013, 10:04 ET

American Dental Hygienists' Association, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Emphasize 'Brush, Floss, Rinse, Chew' as Simple, Effective Oral Health Regimen as part of National Dental Hygiene Month 2013

The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company proudly announce their third annual collaboration for October's...

Sep 19, 2013, 17:21 ET

The ADA Foundation, the American Dental Association, Colgate-Palmolive Company Announce Commitment to Support Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center

 The ADA Foundation (ADAF), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Colgate-Palmolive Company today announced a joint initiative to...

Sep 19, 2013, 13:18 ET

American Dental Association Statement on Infection Control in Dental Settings

The American Dental Association (ADA) is deeply concerned about the first confirmed report of patient to patient transmission of hepatitis C in a...

Sep 11, 2013, 17:23 ET

ADA Statement on September 12, 2013 Senate Committee Hearing: A Step in the Right Direction toward Improving the Nation's Dental Health

We commend Chairman Bernie Sanders and the members of the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging for...

Sep 09, 2013, 16:00 ET

Research by ADA Health Economists Shows Massachusetts Health Reform Increased Adults' Access to Dental Care

Among the outcomes of Massachusetts' 2006 health reform law, access to dental care for adults increased significantly, especially among poor...

Aug 14, 2013, 18:28 ET

Maine Hospital Opens Dental Clinic to Alleviate ER Burdens

Like many hospitals across the country, Waldo County General Hospital, in Belfast, Maine, has found itself increasingly swamped with patients...

Jul 26, 2013, 13:52 ET

Senate Report Alleges Fraud and Abuse by Private-Equity Backed Dental Practices, Underscores the Need for Major Action for Dental Health

The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance this week issued a discouraging report on ways in which some large dental practices are putting profits before...

Jul 02, 2013, 13:12 ET

ADA: Dental-Related ER Visits Rising in the US

Record numbers of Americans are going to emergency rooms for dental treatment, which is straining the nation's health care system and increasing...

Jun 24, 2013, 17:30 ET

Action for Dental Health: Do More Providers Mean More Care?

 As attention to the dental crisis in America increases, a "shortage of dentists" is frequently cited as a major barrier to access to care for...

May 15, 2013, 09:45 ET
The nation's leading organization of dentists announced a nationwide campaign aimed at boldly addressing the dental health crisis in the U.S.  The American Dental Association campaign - Action for Dental Health: Dentists Making a Difference - aims to reduce the numbers of adults and children with untreated dental disease, through oral health education, prevention and providing treatment now to people in need of care. The need is clear, according to new Harris Interactive data that confirmed a disturbing dental divide in America.  (PRNewsFoto/American Dental Association)

America's Dentists Launch Nationwide Campaign to Address U.S. Dental Crisis

 The nation's leading organization of dentists today announced a nationwide campaign aimed at boldly addressing the dental health crisis in...

May 09, 2013, 17:28 ET

ADA: Affordable Care Act Fails to Address Critical Dental Care Issues

When it comes to access to routine dental care – a major determinant of oral health – the Affordable Care Act (ACA) falls well short in...

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