Recent Dental News

Better information urged for ACA dental shoppers
March 19, 2013
Washington—Consumers shopping in the Affordable Care Act        marketplace may have difficulty choosing the most appropriate dental        benefit product to meet their individual and family needs under current        regulatory guidance, the American Dental Association and American        Academy of Pediatric Dentistry told federal regulators.
Pankey announces student scholarship contest
March 18, 2013
Key Biscayne, Fla.—The L.D. Pankey Dental Foundation is sponsoring a video scholarship competition for dental students, “to support the dentists of tomorrow and encourage a culture of lifelong learning,” according to a March 6 news released
Opioid prescribing webinars set for April
March 18, 2013
A series of webinars on prescribing opioids continues April 10.
GKAS at A.T. Still University
March 18, 2013
 
New Mexico’s San Juan College celebrates 11th GKAS
March 18, 2013

SAID annual conference coming to Washington state
March 18, 2013

Tulalip, Wash.—The Society of American Indian Dentists’ Annual Conference is being held May 31-June 2 at the Tulalip Resort Casino and Spa and registration is open.

ADA Foundation GKAS gala set for Nov. 1 at Annual Session
March 18, 2013

It isn’t too early to look on the horizon and mark your calendar for the 2013 ADA Foundation Give Kids A Smile Gala.

FDA issues guidance on use of ‘latex-free’ medical products labeling,
March 18, 2013

Silver Spring, Md.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued new draft guidance for manufacturers of FDA-regulated medical products recommending that they stop labeling products as “latex-free” or “does not contain latex.”

Water filtration product with ADA Seal featured on Home Shopping Network
March 18, 2013

The ADA Seal was in the spotlight when it was lauded as a winning attribute of a water filtration product featured in February on the Home Shopping Network.

Standards committee awards volunteer
March 18, 2013