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The 2015 Give Kids A Smile Day is Feb. 6, and program coordinators nationwide should have their digital cameras ready to capture the highlights of the event. The ADA News welcomes digital photo submissions from GKAS program participants — including candid pictures of children, dentists and team members interacting and clinical photos (patients in the(…)
The Medical Musical Group chorale and symphony orchestra are seeking health care professionals, students and family members who sing or play musical instruments. MMG’s 2015 schedule includes a Nov. 1 concert in Washington, D.C., followed by a trip to England and Scotland, with a major concert Nov. 7 at London’s Central Hall Westminster. To view(…)
An upcoming webinar aims to educate dentists on how to interview patients with addiction problems and identify those who are just seeking drugs. Interviewing and Counseling Patients with Substance Use Disorders and Drug-Seeking Patients is scheduled for Feb. 18 from 2-3 p.m. Central time. Michael O’Neil, Pharm.D., professor of pharmacy practice at South College in(…)
Time outs are performed minutes before a procedure begins. In dentistry, this is commonly done before an extraction or a root canal. Do I have the right patient? Is the correct radiograph displayed? Is the necessary equipment present? Do I know which tooth? How often do we breeze through this checklist or not read it(…)
According to ADA News, government actuaries cited slower growth in dental spending than projected just three months earlier in a study revising the post-recession National Health Expenditures narrative from “low rates of growth” to “slowdown.” The 3.6 percent increase in the 2013 rate of growth in the overall health economy is the lowest on record(…)
For dental students wondering whether a career with the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health or a position at a specific IHS or Tribal site is right for you, an IHS externship can give you the experience to help make your decision. The IHS Division of Oral Health (DOH) is currently accepting applications for(…)
“Dentist” is number one on U.S. News & World Report’s list of best occupations of 2015 for offering “a comfortable salary, low unemployment rate and agreeable work-life balance.” Dentists also top the publication’s list of best health care occupations. “Dental hygienist” is number 5 on the top 100 list and number 4 on the health(…)