Institute for Diversity in Leadership welcomes largest cohort in 16 years

On December 12, 2019

The Association welcomed in December the 25 dentists who make up the 2019-20 class of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership — the largest class since the program’s inception in 2003.Read more

Senate passes drug monograph legislation

On December 12, 2019

The Senate Dec. 10 voted 91-2 in favor of the Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation and Reform Act — legislation that would reform the Food and Drug Administration's system for regulating over-the-counter drugs.Read more

Dentists come together in east Florida to defend community water fluoridation

On December 12, 2019

A councilman who missed an earlier city council vote meeting cast the deciding, tie-breaking vote in a 4-3 decision that will continue community fluoridation for 181,000 Brevard County residents on the east coast of Florida.Read more

International College of Dentists celebrates 100 years

On December 12, 2019

When Drs. Louis Ottofy and Tsurukichi Okomura first came up with the idea to create the International College of Dentists in 1920, likely they never imagined that the inaugural number of 250 fellows would swell to more than 12,000 fellows in 122 countries.Read more

Free Dec. 18 webinar highlights mobile delivery of care

On December 11, 2019

Innovative mobile models of care are the focus of a free webinar presented by the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention.Read more

Hermey the Elf, ADA inspire dental patients to ‘dream big,’ improve oral health

On December 11, 2019

Hermey the Elf, who was named a D.D.G.—Dental Do Gooder—by the ADA in 2014, is back this holiday season to make improving oral health more festive.Read more

Becoming Give Kids A Smile ambassadors

On December 10, 2019

As a dentist in a public health clinic in Ft. Morgan, Colorado, Dr. Rominder Kaur understands the dental care needs of children living in rural areas, along with limited resources.Read more

ADA Foundation grant supports Illinois Masonic’s new dental anesthesia suite for patients with disabilities

On December 10, 2019

The ADA Foundation awarded a three-year, $375,000 grant to Illinois Masonic to support its dental anesthesiology residency program, which operates in conjunction with the general practice residency and special needs dentistry programs to deliver oral care to patients with intellectual and developmenRead more

Georgia dentist collects over 350 pounds of Halloween candy for US troops

On December 9, 2019

Dr. Praveen Gudipati and the staff of Cumming Dental Smiles in Cumming, Georgia, collected more than 350 pounds of Halloween candy for U.S. troops as part of the national Halloween Candy Buy Back program.Read more