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West Virginia dentist giving more kids a reason to smile

Growing up in rural southern West Virginia, Dr. Hillary Homburg saw first-hand the health disparity among the residents. After graduating from the West Virginia University […]

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GPR students visit ADA Headquarters

A group of 17 general practice residency students from various programs in Chicago visited the ADA Headquarters June 2 to learn more about dental benefits […]

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ADA Foundation seeking nominations for its Dr. David Whiston Leadership Awards

The ADA Foundation is seeking nominations for its Dr. David Whiston Leadership Awards, which recognize promising dentists who have shown the potential for leadership in […]

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Free and discounted online CE courses

New dentists can access a range of online continuing education courses, including in-depth video course series, livepatient dental procedures and case study examples, as part […]

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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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Dental Economics: How I stopped drowning in student loan debt

In a Dental Economics article, Dr. David Manzanares, a general dentist practicing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, shared his struggles with his student loan debt and […]

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