Category Archives: Science

New dentist nominees sought for ADA 10 Under 10 Awards

The American Dental Association is seeking nominations through Dec. 31 to recognize 10 new dentists who are demonstrating excellence in their work and inspiring others. Winners of the third annual ADA 10 Under 10 Award will receive a $1,000 cash award and be recognized in various ADA publications and channels, including the ADA News and the New Dentist… Read More »

Free webinar: Science and skills for talking about the HPV vaccine

A free ADA webinar scheduled for late September is tied to rising oral cancer rates due to human papillomavirus and the role that dentists can play in its prevention and promotion of the HPV vaccine. Say What? Science and Skills for Talking About the HPV Vaccine will stream Sept. 25 from noon to 1 p.m. Central time. The… Read More »

New dentist wins investigator award for research on tooth bleaching effectiveness

A recent dental school graduate is the winner of the 2018 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award for her research into evaluating tooth bleaching efficacy. Dr. Claudie Pascal, who graduated in May from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California, received her award and presented her research paper, titled “A Laboratory Model to Evaluate Tooth Bleaching Efficacy… Read More »

ADA Foundation: 5 funding opportunities for new dentists due May 31

Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award: This program annually provides two $5,000 awards – the Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award and the Henry Schein Cares Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award – to deserving individuals who have demonstrated leadership skills in efforts aimed at improving the oral health of the public. Application deadline: May 31. ADA Foundation Crest and Oral-B… Read More »

New ACE Panel report: Bonding agents

When it comes to adhesive systems and bonding techniques, there are a lot of options available. The latest report from the ADA Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel dives into the challenges dentists experience with bonding agents and their preferred bonding products. The report’s data is based on a survey of nearly 300 practicing ADA member dentists. The survey’s highlights… Read More »

Nominate new dentists, dental students for dental informatics standard research award

The ADA is accepting applications until May 15 for the 2019 Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award, which highlights the crucial role dental informatics standards play in dentistry. ADA dental student members and ADA members who have earned their dental degree no earlier than 2014 and members pursuing an additional degree or specialty are eligible to apply. Permissible… Read More »