HHS Provider Relief Fund open for Phase 3 applications

On October 22, 2020

The Phase 3 General Distribution Funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund is accepting applications from now until Nov. 6.Read more

Central Appalachia to benefit from new oral health center in Kentucky

On October 21, 2020

The community dental health coordinator program at Big Sandy Community & Technical College — as well as patients throughout central Appalachia — will benefit from a grant funding the school’s new East Kentucky Oral Health Training Center.Read more

Research paper outlines recommendations for increasing access to care for underserved children

On October 21, 2020

A child’s oral health can have a lifelong impact on their overall well-being, with access to value-based preventative care just one approach to ensure state budgets remain committed to Medicaid, according to a new research paper from a national provider of dental, vision and orthodontic services toRead more

Current data on COVID-19

On October 21, 2020

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

University of Michigan: Dental providers report being less afraid of COVID-19

On October 21, 2020

Dental providers reported being less afraid of COVID-19 than other essential worker groups, possibly because dentistry has long been attentive to employing protocols and personal protective equipment to safely provide care in the high-risk environments they work in, according to a study conducted byRead more

University at Buffalo dental school receives $1M to establish endowed chair in oral biology

On October 21, 2020

The University at Buffalo announced that it received $1 million from Sunstar Group to establish an endowment fund in honor of the late Dr. Robert J. Genco, a leading periodontal researcher who was known as the “father of oral science.”Read more

Dr. Sebastian G. Ciancio, ‘giant’ in dental research, dies at 83

On October 21, 2020

Sebastian G. Ciancio, D.D.S., a leading researcher in periodontology and pharmacology and recipient of the ADA’s 2014 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, died Oct. 17 at the age of 83.Read more

House of Delegates approves 2021 budget

On October 21, 2020

The ADA House of Delegates approved the 2021 budget during its virtual meeting on Oct. 19.Read more

Dr. Anthony R. Volpe remembered as 'pioneer in preventative dental care'

On October 20, 2020

Anthony R. Volpe, D.D.S., who retired as Colgate's vice president of scientific affairs in 2013 and evaluated the clinical efficacy of the company's toothpastes during his 52-year career, died Oct. 8.Read more