FDI: ‘Say Ahh’ on World Oral Health Day

FDI World Dental Federation is asking the public to "Say Ahh" and consider how their oral health is connected to their general health and well-being on March 20, World Oral Health Day.

Nominations for clinical research award sought

The ADA is accepting nominations for the 2018 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research.

Take advantage of ADA group insurance plans

ADA members have exclusive access to group insurance plans at competitive rates underwritten by Great-West Financial.

Infection control courses abound at ADA 2018

Five continuing education courses at ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting will attempt to answer these infection control questions in an age when microbes and viruses are a part of everyday life and found in our air, soil, water and in and on our bodies — and especially prevalent in the dental care environment.

Industry Watch: Sterngold hires director of technical, education department

Sterngold announced Jan. 5 the hiring of Robert Vasile to be director of the technical and educational department.

Henry Schein donates health care supplies to nine dental schools

Henry Schein announced March 6 it is donating $265,000 in health care products to nine dental schools in support of the schools' oral health outreach missions to underserved communities in the U.S. and globally.

Protecting athletes’ teeth during Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month and an apt time to remind dental professionals about their role in helping protect patients from facial injuries while participating in sports.

Government affairs

Federal dental service leaders meet with the ADA Council on Government Affairs in Washington to discuss legislative and regulatory issues during the council's March 1-3 meeting.

Periodontitis may lead to increased cancer risk

Severe periodontitis may lead to an increased risk of cancer, according to a study published Jan. 27 by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Get on track with head and neck cancer in series at ADA 2018

A head and neck cancer track at ADA 2018 – America's Dental Meeting offers dental professionals ways to learn about their role in cancer screening, biopsy and management.