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Dental specialty commission sets policies, procedures, structure in first meeting

Members of a new commission established to oversee the decision-making process for recognizing dental specialties and their respective certifying boards held its inaugural meeting May 9-10 at ADA Headquarters.

ADA weighs in on opioids bills ahead of committee markup

In advance of a May 17 markup on opioids bills by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the ADA expressed support for several bills focused on alleviating the opioid crisis.

Maryland bill authorizes Medicaid adult dental coverage pilot program

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill on May 15 that advocates hope will lead to the eventual establishment of a Medicaid adult dental benefit in the state.

ADA weighs in on opioids bills ahead of committee markup

In advance of a May 17 markup on opioids bills by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the ADA expressed support for several bills focused on alleviating the opioid crisis.

Maryland bill authorizes Medicaid adult dental coverage pilot program

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill on May 15 that advocates hope will lead to the eventual establishment of a Medicaid adult dental benefit in the state.

Telehealth to make a splash in Hawaii at annual meeting

In 20 years, teledentistry may play a key role in improving access to oral health care, and an annual meeting course will offer insight into that future.

ADA supports two House opioid bills

Washington — In continuing efforts to combat opioid misuse and ensure safer prescribing practices, the ADA is supporting two bills introduced this month by Congress.

Disallow clauses create headaches, ire

This is the 13th story in the Decoding Dental Benefits series featuring answers and solutions for dentists when it comes to the world of dental benefits and plans. The series is intended to help untangle many of the issues that can potentially befuddle dentists and their teams so that they can focus on patient care.

Disallow clauses should be disallowed

This is the 13th story in the Decoding Dental Benefits series featuring answers and solutions for dentists when it comes to the world of dental benefits and plans. The series is intended to help untangle many of the issues that can potentially befuddle dentists and their teams so that they can focus on patient care.

ADA supports two House opioid bills

Washington — In continuing efforts to combat opioid misuse and ensure safer prescribing practices, the ADA is supporting two bills introduced this month by Congress.