American Dental Association Unveils Major Campaign In Response To Country's Dental Health Crisis

America's Top Dental Organization Joins with Harris Research and Others to Unveil Large-Scale, Nationwide Campaign, Committing to Goals for Dental Health Improvements

May 09, 2013, 12:06 ET from American Dental Association

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


On May 15th at the National Press Club in Washington, the American Dental Association (ADA) will announce a major campaign to address the dental health crisis in the U.S. The ADA will share the results of a survey conducted in partnership with Harris Research, Inc., that will shed light on the factors affecting Americans' access to dental care, as well as a new research brief on the staggering number of people who turn to emergency rooms for relief of dental pain.  The ADA will detail multiple new programs to provide care now to people in need, prevent future disease and educate more Americans about how to care for their teeth and gums.  Members of Congress will be on hand to provide their perspectives and answer questions.


Wednesday, May 15

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EDT


National Press Club

529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

Murrow Room


  • Dr. Robert A. Faiella, president, American Dental Association
  • Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.)
  • Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)
  • Regina A. Corso, Senior VP, Harris Poll
  • Angela Black, Community Dental Health Coordinator, Chickasaw Nation
  • Samantha A. Pearl, Executive Director, Community HealthCare Connections, Battle Creek, Mich.
  • Mark Crawford, VP, Community Health Services, Bronson Battle Creek health system


Photo op and interviews with Dr. Robert Faiella, members of Congress, and other conference participants; Harris Interactive survey results

SOURCE American Dental Association