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ADA commends Senate committee for prioritizing opioids

The ADA is applauding the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for prioritizing opioids legislation.

ADA members campaign for Congress

Seven Association member dentists are running for Congress with support from the American Dental Political Action Committee.

ADA launches pilot programs to provide bridge to practice ownership

In an effort to help new and established dentists during their most important transitions — such as finding associates or buying/selling a practice, the ADA Board of Trustees in April approved a pilot initiative to foster relationships between new dentists and current practice owners and provide a bridge to practice ownership.

Just the Facts — May 21, 2018

Oral health and well-being among adults with Medicaid.

International volunteer workshop focuses on best practices, prevention, sustainability

From identifying locations and volunteer recruitment to logistics and sustainability, about 70 dentists and international dental volunteer organization leaders who volunteer their time, skills and services abroad traded ideas and developed best practices during a one-day workshop held May 11 at the ADA Headquarters.

Harvard and Northeastern launch new care model

Depending on their needs, patients who visit the Harvard School of Dental Medicine clinic for dental care may also see a nurse practitioner to discuss and map out a comprehensive treatment plan.

Giving veterans healthier smiles

This is the sixth in a series featuring graduates of the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership and how these dental leaders continue to affect their communities.

Dispute between California Dental Association, Delta Dental of California settled for $65 million

The San Francisco Superior Court granted final approval May 2 of a $65 million class action settlement between the California Dental Association and Delta Dental of California, resolving lengthy litigation brought against the insurer regarding CDA's claims that Delta breached its contractual commitments with thousands of dentists in the state.

Cloud computing examined in ADA-developed technical report

Dentists with questions about cloud computing have an ADA resource published earlier this year to turn to for answers.

ADA, other dental groups join American Indian dentist society for D.C. summit

American Indian oral health, enrollment in dental school and interprofessional approaches came into focus May 11 here during the Society of American Indian Dentists first spring summit.