6 tips for boomers preparing for retirement

Many dentists who are actively planning for retirement in the next 5 to 10 years are members of the baby-boomer generation.

First timers

Students and children celebrate during the Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College and the Ninth District Dental Association's Feb. 16 Give Kids A Smile event.

Nassau County GKAS highlights dental care access challenges for kids with special needs

Patients with physical, medical, developmental or cognitive conditions require special consideration when receiving dental treatment, said Dr. Joseph Brofsky, pediatric dentistry section head at Cohen Children's Medical Center.

FDA: Don’t use compounded drugs from Cantrell Drug Company

Health care professionals should not use drug products produced by Cantrell Drug Company of Little Rock, Arkansas, including opioids and antibiotics, because of "serious deficiencies" in the company's compounding operations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a March news release.

Medical Music Group looking for new members

Medical Music Group, a symphony orchestra and chorale, is searching for health care professionals who can play musical instruments or sing.

Dummies make learning easier

In November 2017, the ADA News launched Becoming a Dentist, a series of stories that follow three dental students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry — Dan Yang, LaShonda Shepherd and Ben Horn — during their journey of becoming dentists. The first story, which introduced the students, ran in the Nov. 6 ADA News.

Just the Facts — March 19, 2018

Average first-year tuition

Drive research at ADA Foundation Volpe Research Center

The ADA Foundation Volpe Research Center is seeking input and ideas from ADA members in generating and developing materials and technologies that enable ADA dentists provide state-of-the-art, precision care.

Study: Periodontal disease can increase risk of precancerous lesions associated with stomach cancer

An increase in oral bacteria associated with periodontal disease could contribute to an individual's risk for stomach cancer, according to a study published in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of Periodontology.

Industry Watch: Dentsply Sirona acquires Cleverdent

Dentsply Sirona announced Jan. 18 that it purchased Cleverdent. Based in Münster, Germany, Cleverdent is known for developing the ClasenUNO, a dental mirror and high volume evacuation tip.