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Organized dentistry urges Senate to pass Action for Dental Health

Washington — The Organized Dentistry Coalition on Aug. 9 expressed “strong support” for the Action for Dental Health bill.

‘He stood tall among his colleagues:’ former Gold Medal awardee, CSA member dies

A prolific researcher, periodontist and the 2015 ADA Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research winner, Dr. Steven Offenbacher, died Aug. 9. He was 67.

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland opens expanded dental center

Pontiac, Mich. — St. Joseph Mercy Oakland hospital announced it has more than doubled the size of its dental center and expanded the general dental residency program from three to four residents.

Organized dentistry urges Senate to pass Action for Dental Health

Washington — The Organized Dentistry Coalition on Aug. 9 expressed “strong support” for the Action for Dental Health bill.

3D printing in dentistry focus of Ahlstrom award recipient’s project

For his innovative research on the subject, Dr. Vijayan is the 2018 Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award, which highlights the role dental informatics standards play in dentistry.

FDI President Dr. Kathryn Kell globetrotting to spread the importance of oral health

Dr. Kell, the ADA's 10th District trustee from 2004-08, is in the middle of a two-year term as president of the FDI World Dental Federation, the principal representative body for more than 1 million dentists worldwide in more than 130 countries, including the U.S.

ADA purchases property on Senate side of Capitol

In May, the ADA Board of Trustees unanimously approved the purchase of a building at 400 C Street, NE, on historic Stanton Park, about 2.5 blocks from the Hart Senate Office Building.
The projected completion of the renovation is October 2019.

Aug. 21 webinar will address medical emergency preparedness

A free Aug. 21 webinar, Preparing for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, will help dentists understand the importance of having an up-to-date emergency medical kit in the practice and ensuring that staff are trained in responding to unforeseen medical crises that can occur.

Aug. 21 webinar will address medical emergency preparedness

A free Aug. 21 webinar, Preparing for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, will help dentists understand the importance of having an up-to-date emergency medical kit in the practice and ensuring that staff are trained in responding to unforeseen medical crises that can occur.

FDI President Dr. Kathryn Kell globetrotting to spread the importance of oral health

Dr. Kell, the ADA's 10th District trustee from 2004-08, is in the middle of a two-year term as president of the FDI World Dental Federation, the principal representative body for more than 1 million dentists worldwide in more than 130 countries, including the U.S.