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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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Peyton Manning to speak at ADA 2017

The ADA Distinguished Speaker Series will feature legendary quarterback Peyton Manning at ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting in Atlanta. “Peyton Manning is one of […]

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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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Licensure Reform

ADA Board of Trustees approves development of national dental licensure exam

The ADA took a giant step forward in February to create a national exam to assess a licensure candidate’s entry-level clinical knowledge, skills and competency […]

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ADA had plenty to celebrate in 2016

Saving ADA members $4.4 million in loan consolidations. Patient education reaching over 21 million people on social media. And celebrating 150 years of the Code […]

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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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