‘Friending’ patients: What are the potential ethical considerations?

Q: As caring, compassionate, and friendly practitioners, we naturally care and are curious about our patients and their lives. We certainly garner information on many […]

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Have you talked to your patients about substance abuse?

In March 2018, the ADA announced a new policy demonstrating the Association’s commitment to fighting opioid abuse while continuing to help patients manage dental pain. […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 27

The Drug Enforcement Agency’s next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for April 27. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and […]

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Early detection is key for treating aggressive cancers

The importance of having routine dental checkups could never be truer for a young patient in Washington state. Last year, Dr. Harlyn Susarla, was examining […]

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Free April webinars: Identifying signs of abuse in patients

Two upcoming webinars can help dentists learn more about identifying and reporting abuse in patients. The free one-hour webinars with one hour of continuing education […]

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ADA Institute seeks applicants – Apply by April 12

The ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership (IDL) is seeking applicants for its 2019-2020 class.  The Institute is designed to enhance the leadership skills of […]

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