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Sep 29, 2014, 14:20 ET

Visit Your Dentist Prior to Whitening

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whitening procedures and products can help restore the smile of those seeking...

Aug 28, 2014, 14:40 ET

Oral Health Education at Your Fingertips

 It started with the World Wide Web, and has since grown with the addition of smartphones and tablets. The expanding world of technology has...

Jul 10, 2014, 15:30 ET

PDA's Website Is A Valuable Oral Health Resource

The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and...

May 14, 2014, 15:47 ET

Maintaining Oral Health as You Age

A common belief associated with aging is the expectation of losing your natural teeth. Seniors, fret not—today, approximately 75 percent of...

Apr 28, 2014, 14:34 ET

Pennsylvania Dental Association Installs Dr. Steve Radack as President

 The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) recently installed Dr. Stephen T. Radack III as its new president during its 146th Annual Session....

Apr 04, 2014, 14:53 ET

Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-Grade Student Poster Contest

 Third-grader Hannah Hulton of Octorara Elementary in Chester County will be presented a $500 prize for winning first place in the Pennsylvania...

Mar 21, 2014, 08:57 ET

Importance of an Age One Dental Visit

 In the first year of their life, a child experiences many fundamental milestones. A first tooth appears around six months—the surfacing...

Feb 20, 2014, 16:13 ET

Donated Dental Services Program ready to serve Pennsylvanians

 The Pennsylvania Dental Association today announced that the Dental Lifeline Network's Donated Dental Services (DDS) program is fully...

Feb 04, 2014, 14:57 ET

PDA Reminds Parents About the Importance of Children's Oral Health

Good oral health is something worth celebrating. That is why each February marks National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM), an oral health...

Jan 22, 2014, 14:28 ET

Pennsylvania Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-Grade Students

 Third-grade students in Pennsylvania will be asked to put their artistic skills to use this February during the Pennsylvania Dental...

Dec 27, 2013, 16:34 ET

PDA's Kids' Corner a Valuable Resource for Children's Oral Health

Learning about oral health can be informative and fun at the same time. The Pennsylvania Dental Association's (PDA) website features a section...

Nov 27, 2013, 11:59 ET

Teeth Grinding: Causes and Solutions

The holiday season can be stressful. For many, experiencing long periods of stress can initiate grinding of teeth, a condition medically known as...

Oct 21, 2013, 09:30 ET

Dentists Love Halloween Too

 As Halloween approaches, trick-or-treaters excitedly anticipate all the candy they will gather. While brushing twice a day and visiting the...

Sep 20, 2013, 11:04 ET

What You Need to Know About Dental Health Care Products

 Establishing a routine is important when practicing good oral hygiene. A key part of a good oral hygiene routine is to be aware of how often...

Aug 22, 2013, 16:29 ET

PDA Gets to the Root of Sensitive Teeth

 To beat the heat during the hot months of summer, cold drinks and frozen treats are frequently consumed. However, for many people, that sip of...

Jul 31, 2013, 15:34 ET

Prevent Tooth Decay with the Benefits of Fluoridation

Without limitations on who it can affect, tooth decay remains one of the most prevalent, yet preventable diseases in our nation. The Pennsylvania...

Apr 11, 2013, 11:57 ET

Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-grade Student Poster Contest

A $500 prize will be awarded to Mason Gray, a third-grade student at Linglestown Elementary in Dauphin County, for winning first place in the...

Mar 15, 2013, 16:42 ET

Mouthguards Provide Protection for Another Season of Sports

 In the coming weeks Spring will be in full swing, bringing with it sunny days, green grass and the launch of another season of school...

Feb 06, 2013, 11:38 ET

PDA Reminds Parents About the Importance of Children's Oral Health

 February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM), an oral health campaign designed to educate children about the importance of good...

Jan 24, 2013, 13:54 ET

Pennsylvania Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-grade Students

In celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) this February, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) will sponsor its annual...