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ADA CE Spotlight: Treating dental patients with diabetes

Diabetes mellitus affects over 29 million Americans, and it is likely that dental offices are treating these patients on a daily basis. The ADA Council […]

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Navigate third-party payer issues better with new webpage

A new webpage on dedicated to third-party payer advocacy is a one-stop-shop for members looking for resources on plan participation, legislative matters and how […]

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Infographics: Dentistry — a profession in transition

From dental care utilization and dentist earnings to health care collaboration and patient demands, dentistry is a profession in transition. Here are some infographics exploring […]

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South Carolina dental school names interim dean

Charleston, S.C. — The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, announced this month that Dr. Patricia L. Blanton will serve as interim […]

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Dental Emergencies

Learn about ER referral programs

Every 15 seconds someone, somewhere visits an emergency room for a dental-related problem. The majority of these patients are suffering from dental decay. Eighty percent […]

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Dr. Tera Poole sheds a tear as she gives a commencement speech as class president last month at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Minutes before the speech, Dr. Poole had learned she was summa cum laude. Days later, she would find out she became the first black summa cum laude recipient in the world’s first dental school.

New dentist discusses becoming University of Maryland dental school’s first black summa cum laude

Baltimore — Known as the first dental school in the world, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry made more history in May when it […]

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