Student Ethics Video Contest accepting entries now

The ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs is accepting entries for the 2017 Student Ethics Video Contest. The deadline to submit entries is […]

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Opioid primer: How to safely prescribe to patients

The abuse and misuse of opioid pain relievers has become an epidemic the government and medical professionals are paying close attention to. Since 1999, opioid […]

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Prescribing smarter: How we can have great influence on America’s opioid crisis

Pain Killers. Opioids. Drugs. Are they on your mind today? Because they’re on mine. With every walk-in. With every extraction. With every patient who looks […]

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The path a dental product takes from the manufacturer to the customer should ideally be a straight line. But when third or fourth or even fifth parties get involved, the products the customers receive may not be what they thought they were purchasing. At the very least, the lines are blurred as to whether a customer is receiving the exact product ordered. Dentists may purchase products from dealers, brokers, distributors, off the Internet and even overseas. Not every product purchased through these avenues is a noncompliant one but they’re all possible pathways for gray market items.

Buyer beware: Gray market product checklist

In light of concerns about the effectiveness and safety of dental products sold on the gray market, it’s imperative dentists and their team members be […]

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Get advice with ADA Ethics hotline

The ADA Ethics hotline is designed to assist new dentists with managing ethical challenges that may arise in day-to-day dental practice. Callers will be matched […]

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ADA launches one-stop new dentist Web portal

The ADA launched this month a new Web portal,, designed to provide a one-stop shop for new dentists seeking information, ranging from finding a […]

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