Current data on COVID-19

On January 26, 2021

Check this page regularly for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University.Read more

New ADA technical report offers guidance on developing cleaning instructions for reusable dental instruments

On December 30, 2020

Manufacturers of reusable dental instruments now have a guide to help them develop and validate reprocessing instructions that follow guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration.Read more

White House signs $900 billion coronavirus relief package

On December 28, 2020

Congress passed a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill late Dec. 21 aimed at helping the people and businesses nationwide devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Read more

ADASRI Volpe Research Scholar wins awards for periodontal research

On December 23, 2020

Kevin M. Byrd, D.D.S., Ph.D., with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, is the winner of two awards from the American Academy of Periodontology and its foundation.Read more

Zoom course will help participants accurately file claims using CDT codes

On December 23, 2020

A trio of coding experts are presenting a virtual one-day course in February that provides necessary foundational knowledge, skill practice and reinforcement dentists and their teams need to accurately file claims using the CDT codes in the new year.Read more

ADA standards committees seek volunteers for new projects

On December 23, 2020

The American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Products and Standards Committee on Dental Informatics are looking for volunteers to help in the development of new projects.Read more

Congress passes Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act

On December 22, 2020

The Senate Dec. 22 voted to repeal the McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption for health insurance companies by passing HR 1418, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act.Read more

ADA News to unveil new, revamped look

On December 22, 2020

The ADA News is unveiling a new and updated look in January, implementing design elements that give the award-winning publication a more modern aesthetic while streamlining the navigation so Association members can find the content most relevant to their interests.Read more

Innovations: New community water fluoridation system is ‘game-changer,’ advocates say

On December 21, 2020

A new community water fluoridation system that is the first advancement in water fluoridation technology in decades has received a coveted approval that primes it for immediate deployment all over the country.Read more