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Eradicating childhood caries: How one pediatric dentist is championing healthy eating habits to her patients

Step inside the colorful world of Newton Dentistry for Kids in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and you will find there is a lot more happening than […]

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Practice makes perfect: During a role-playing event during the March 27 ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day, panelists pretend to be constituents. Dr. Charlie McGinty, left, a former chair of the American Dental Political Action Committee; Sara Golkari, of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; and Dr. Justin Norbo, of the New Dentist Committee play constituents as Michael Graham, right, ADA senior vice president, Government and Public Affairs, fills in as a congressional representative.

ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day kicks off in D.C.

Washington — Assign roles. Develop your talking points. Share personal stories. In an effort to educate members of Congress on the importance of three dental and […]

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Advocacy

Why advocacy matters in 2017

Washington — From working with federal agencies to educating members of Congress on dentalrelated issues, advocacy has become an integral part of the dental profession’s […]

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DQA

Register open for 2017 Dental Quality Alliance Conference

The nebulous term “quality improvement” shouldn’t scare off dentists from attending the upcoming Dental Quality Alliance Conference, as all are welcome, said Dr. Marie Schweinebraten, […]

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Water Fluoridation

New dentists’ voices valuable in local fluoridation discussions

When public utility officials in Porter County, Indiana, were considering in 2014 whether to continue adding fluoride to its water supply to combat tooth decay, […]

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The path to 5.5 million smiles: How one small idea created a national movement

Five and a half million underserved children have received free dental services. More than 137,000 dentist and 420,000 volunteers—including new dentists and dental students—nationwide have […]

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