How mice renew teeth could inform regeneration research in humans

On October 21, 2019

New findings related to tooth regeneration in mice could offer insights into how human teeth could potentially be regenerated.Read more

ODC continues to support Doc Access Act

On October 21, 2019

Prohibiting third-party payers from dictating what dentists can charge for services not covered by dental benefit plans is a priority for the Organized Dentistry Coalition in 2019, which is once again offering support for legislation calling for just that.Read more

Happy birthday, Tooth Talk

On October 21, 2019

Following a first year that saw more than 11,000 downloads, Tooth Talk is back for more in its second season. Tooth Talk is the ADA’s biweekly podcast series from the American Dental Political Action Committee.Read more

ADA offers condolences on loss of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

On October 21, 2019

The ADA offered condolences Oct. 17, following the news that Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a long serving member of Congress and oral health advocate, had died.Read more

Just the Facts — October 21, 2019

On October 21, 2019

Medicaid covered about four in 10 adults and seven in 10 children who visited an emergency department for dental conditions in 2016.Read more

New ADA standards, technical reports available for comment

On October 18, 2019

The ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products and the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics have approved various standards for circulation and comment.Read more

ADA President gets to know Washington

On October 18, 2019

“Welcome to Washington — it’s great to have you here.” Those were the words of Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, a dentist who has been in Congress for more than 20 years, upon meeting ADA President Chad P. Gehani during his Oct. 16 visit to Washington.Read more

ADA runs ads clarifying status of petition to FDA regarding SmileDirectClub

On October 18, 2019

The American Dental Association will run digital advertisements on the websites of The New York Times and USA Today clarifying that its pending citizen petition submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about SmileDirectClub is very much active.Read more

FTC judge rules on conspiracy allegations involving Henry Schein, Benco, Patterson

On October 17, 2019

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission dismissed claims Oct. 15 that Henry Schein conspired with competitors to avoid providing discounts to, or to otherwise serve, buying groups representing dental practitioners.Read more