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ADA seeks status quo on health care licensure in new North American treaty

On December 13, 2018

Washington — The ADA would like the new trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico to continue requiring health care providers from Canada and Mexico to meet all of the applicable U.S. licensing criteria “to ensure the safety of each patient.”Read more

Institute for Diversity in Leadership welcomes 2018-19 class

On December 13, 2018

The ADA Board of Trustees announced in December the 2018-19 class of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership.Read more

Dental groups thank Congress for faculty loan repayment support

On December 12, 2018

Washington — Five dental groups, led by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, are thanking two senators for their efforts in eliminating tax liability for tuition repayment programs.Read more

ADA, stakeholders urge Congress to permanently repeal medical device tax

On December 12, 2018

Washington — The ADA, along with more than 140 other organizations, is asking Congress to permanently repeal the medical device tax, although it appears the only move Congress is taking so far is a proposed 5-year moratorium.Read more

Action for Dental Health Act is now law

On December 11, 2018

The Action for Dental Health Act, legislation aimed at improving oral health and access to oral health care, is now law.Read more

Today marks dental anesthesia milestone

On December 11, 2018

Dec. 11 marks the 174th year a Hartford, Connecticut, dentist had one of his third molars extracted to test the analgesic properties of nitrous oxide.Read more

DQA approves guidance for practice-based, pediatric measures for quality improvement

On December 11, 2018

Performance reporting at the practice level should be transparent and clear, according to guidance approved by the Dental Quality Alliance at its November meeting at ADA Headquarters in Chicago. The guidance is based on the DQA's pediatric, practice-based measure testing project.Read more

'Today' show spotlights dentist's efforts to help hurricane victims

On December 10, 2018

In between segments on current events, cooking and weather reports from Al Roker, the NBC "Today" show, on the day after Thanksgiving, featured something special during the 9 a.m. hour.Read more

Snapshots of American Dentistry — December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2018

Dentists "not busy enough"Read more

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