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Congratulations to Lydia Lancaster, a class of 2016 student at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, for being the recipient of the 2014 Ryan Turner Memorial Scholarship by the American Student Dental Association Board of Trustees. Ms. Lancaster, an ADA student member, will receive a $2,500 scholarship and funding to attend ASDA’s Oct. 31-Nov.(…)
According to ADA News, government actuaries reported that the dental economy took a sharper hit from the Great Recession and is slower to recover than other sectors of the health care economy. Dental spending will grow over the next decade albeit at a slower pace than hospital, physician and other health services measured by the(…)
The Drug Enforcement Administration is reclassifying hydrocodone combination products and subjecting them to tighter restrictions. Hydrocodone combination products, which include opioids such as Vicodin, Lorcet, Lortab and Norco, will be reclassified as Schedule II substances, effective Oct. 6. The DEA says the reclassification will protect public health and safety by reducing the potential for abuse,(…)
New dentists seeking to connect with their peers and enjoy the big and bold Texas ambiance at the ADA 2014 — America’s Dental Meeting can attend the New Dentist Reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Lonesome Dove Room. Dentists who graduated from dental school less than 10(…)
The 16 members of the Institute for Diversity in Leadership 2014-15 class, which includes several new dentists, attended their first session at ADA Headquarters today. The class members are Drs. Abdullaibrahim Abdulwaheed, Cambridge Massachusetts; Xochitl Anderson, Lubbock, Texas; Kevin Bolden, Waco, Texas; Darwin Hayes, Bronx, New York; Amanda Hemmer, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; Shih-Yen Hsiao, Fresno, California;(…)
New dentists interested in learning more about the changing pattern of oral health care delivery systems should attend the panel discussion, “Understanding Group Practice Models: Each practice model can be a model practice,” at ADA 2014 — America’s Dental Meeting. Attendees can get first-hand accounts about practice structure, processes and patient care from dentists whose(…)
According to ADA News, the terms “adult cleaning” and “root canal on a molar tooth” were the top two most frequently searched terms about dental services on FAIR Health, a website that provides cost information on medical and dental treatment. The top five dental services searched for in the first two quarters in 2014 were:(…)