ADA News RSShttp://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-newsThe latest articles from ADA Newsen{FB24CA43-0E42-4837-AE29-E094501810C3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-programming-tackles-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference programming tackles COVID-19 pandemicTo help dentists as they continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference, scheduled for Oct. 15-17, will feature exclusive programming on adapting and thriving in this new environment.Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:00:00 -0500{F3F44188-1381-48D6-B607-5A4539EEE61D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/jtf-september-7-2020 Just the FactsMon, 07 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500{B9581DB4-4A0D-4545-8852-A9A3199A5175}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/snapshot-september-7-2020 Snapshots of American Dentistrydental service organization affiliation by specialtyMon, 07 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500{704CD8AE-B62B-46A6-B5D0-9B734FA13523}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-urges-dentists-be-offered-early-access-for-sars-cov-2-vaccineBy David Burger ADA urges dentists be offered early access for SARS-CoV-2 vaccineDentists are essential health care workers who should be afforded early access to a safe and effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccine when one becomes available, ADA Executive Director Kathleen T. O’Loughlin told a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine panel Sept. 2.<br/>Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:34:00 -0500{5EED8417-1EFE-47A2-98DB-CF9988561F2D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/current-data-on-covid-19By Mary Beth Versaci Current data on COVID-19Check this page regularly for the latest COVID-19 data available from the CDC, WHO and Johns Hopkins University. Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:35:00 -0500{DEC500A4-BD1F-4243-AC9D-176BE71B5DBB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/practiceupdate-clinical-dentistry-channel-covers-latest-clinical-advances-for-dentists-on-the-goBy Mary Beth Versaci PracticeUpdate Clinical Dentistry Channel covers latest clinical advances for dentists on the goThe PracticeUpdate Clinical Dentistry Channel offers a one-stop shop for busy dentists and their teams looking to keep up to date on the latest clinical research findings they can employ in their practices.Fri, 04 Sep 2020 10:29:00 -0500{258D5739-3E73-4515-A6E7-2F77B7E875BC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/extraordinary-contributions-in-extraordinary-timesBy Mary Beth Versaci Extraordinary contributions in extraordinary timesWhen the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the American Dental Association was already busy at work, preparing to offer much-needed guidance and advocacy for U.S. dentists.Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:06:00 -0500{43E4E3D5-2E40-4C1B-9478-D741A2AD5031}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/new-dea-fee-schedule-goes-into-effect-oct-1By Jennifer Garvin New DEA fee schedule goes into effect Oct. 1The ADA is encouraging dentists with Drug Enforcement Agency prescribing licenses that expire before Oct. 31 to renew them ahead of the agency’s new fee schedule.Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:40:00 -0500{556F5BCC-C4AB-4E11-A59D-573A194FA027}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/irish-dentists-explore-cdhc-course-to-implement-program-back-homeBy David Burger Irish dentists explore CDHC course to implement program back homeA small college at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina has created a course that, as one student remarked, “opened up a new way of looking at my local community.” That student is Dr. Siobhan Murray, a dentist in Ireland.Mon, 31 Aug 2020 10:44:00 -0500{A9970B31-9504-4561-A514-A03F438613D7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/pediatric-dentists-sound-alarm-about-being-denied-or-accessBy David Burger Pediatric dentists sound alarm about being denied OR accessThe ADA is moving ahead in its advocacy efforts related to what some pediatric dentists are calling an escalating obstacle of being routinely denied access to hospital and ambulatory surgical centers’ operating rooms across the country, a problem exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.Mon, 31 Aug 2020 10:14:00 -0500{6C645035-D811-41EE-B98F-1C16D497E5B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/pro-fluoridation-advocates-show-up-in-force-to-press-for-continuance-of-practice-in-wisconsinBy David Burger Pro-fluoridation advocates show up in force to press for continuance of practice in WisconsinCommunity water fluoridation will continue in the capital city of Wisconsin, but there is a question fluoridation activists are asking: For how long?Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:35:00 -0500{9BBD51C0-047D-481D-AA8A-ED2A4910748F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/fda-awards-15m-grant-to-adasri-u-of-pittsburgh-to-develop-pain-management-guidelineBy Mary Beth Versaci FDA awards $1.5M grant to ADA Science & Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh to develop pain management guidelineThe American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, together with the University of Pittsburgh, has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Food and Drug Administration to develop, disseminate, implement and evaluate a national clinical practice guideline for the management of acute pain in dentistry.Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:03:00 -0500{480F48A5-DD47-467F-ACE9-69E592AB3E46}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-supports-bill-addressing-workforce-shortages-disparitiesBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports bill addressing workforce shortages, disparitiesThe ADA is supporting new legislation aimed at improving the health workforce shortage and health disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Fri, 28 Aug 2020 15:45:00 -0500{2D9A73CC-B953-49E9-9BA0-DFD98E24F9F6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/hpi-hosting-sept-1-webinar-on-covid-19-dental-care-safety-netBy Matt Carey HPI hosting Sept. 1 webinar on COVID-19, dental care safety netThe ADA Health Policy Institute is hosting a webinar Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. CDT that will highlight new data from private practice and public health dentists collected as part of HPI’s tracking of the impact of COVID-19. Thu, 27 Aug 2020 11:15:00 -0500{63BF8FDE-6415-48FB-AB7F-001B79EE4A26}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-thanks-legislators-for-introducing-tax-deductible-provider-relief-billsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA thanks legislators for introducing tax-deductible provider relief billsThe ADA is expressing support for new bills aimed at ensuring dentists and other health care workers won’t be taxed on provider relief funding received during COVID-19.Wed, 26 Aug 2020 13:44:00 -0500{FEFA44A8-6599-45BF-9324-1DAD80D9A42D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/hhs-extends-provider-relief-fund-deadline-againBy Jennifer Garvin HHS extends Provider Relief Fund deadlineThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is extending the deadline to Sept. 13 for all dentists to apply for funding through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Wed, 26 Aug 2020 08:43:00 -0500{C47FB685-3A10-4B6C-8B9C-6B6E74B3BB20}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-urges-dental-benefits-industry-to-mitigate-administrative-inefficienciesBy David Burger ADA urges dental benefits industry to mitigate administrative inefficienciesThe ADA sent a letter to dental benefit administrators Aug. 11 saying that administrative burdens and inefficiencies imposed on dental offices by third-party payers are unnecessarily increasing frustration for both patients and dentists, necessitating a need for change.Tue, 25 Aug 2020 09:44:00 -0500{AE6B7DCF-134A-499B-9A84-89A10D07B3C0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/adasri-staff-develop-new-technique-for-testing-fracture-toughness-of-zirconiaBy Mary Beth Versaci ADASRI staff develop new technique for testing fracture toughness of zirconiaResearchers from the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois, have developed a new way to create sharp, nanometer-sized notches necessary for measuring the fracture toughness of zirconia materials used in dental restorations.Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:23:00 -0500{3CB2F950-3258-420A-A9C5-18E55ED4285B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/september-jada-finds-more-research-needed-to-assess-how-motivational-interviewing-impacts-cariesBy Mary Beth Versaci September JADA finds more research needed to assess how motivational interviewing impacts childhood cariesMore research is needed to accurately evaluate the effectiveness of motivational interviewing — a client-oriented but directive counseling strategy that helps people explore and resolve their ambivalence toward change — on the clinical reduction of early childhood caries, according to a study published in the September issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Mon, 24 Aug 2020 11:05:00 -0500{AC4517FF-F24F-4FA3-B6AA-787157DDEA44}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/health-literacy-highlighted-in-upcoming-webinar-series Health literacy highlighted in upcoming webinar seriesThe ADA is presenting a two-part webinar series in September on the importance of health literacy and how it can potentially aid dentists in the delivery of care.Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:49:00 -0500{CB9A878B-0E2E-475B-9D6D-48C108CD11AF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-comments-on-proposed-changes-to-ftc-health-breach-notification-ruleBy Jennifer Garvin ADA comments on proposed changes to FTC Health Breach Notification RuleThe ADA is asking the Federal Trade Commission to coordinate its final Health Breach Notification Rule with other laws and regulations in order “to eliminate the potential lack of conformity and overlapping requirements that could lead to burdens on regulated entities as well as confusion and worry for patients.”Fri, 21 Aug 2020 15:56:00 -0500{2C87907E-579A-4C04-A867-88C7FFAEF46A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/onpay-adds-custom-report-designer-to-ada-member-advantage-endorsed-payroll-service OnPay adds custom report designer to ADA Member Advantage-endorsed payroll serviceThe ADA-Member Advantaged-endorsed company, OnPay, announced a new way their payroll software can help dentists manage their practice effectively by creating flexible custom reports to analyze employment expenses.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 13:33:00 -0500{F5AF6BFC-0EBB-4FAF-BD28-5AA8183EF8D9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/hhs-healthy-people-2030-report-now-available-for-downloadBy Jennifer Garvin HHS announces Healthy People 2030 objectivesHealthy People 2030 — a 10-year plan addressing the nation’s most critical public health issues — is now available, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Aug. 18.Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:42:00 -0500{024E14CE-8679-4CF8-A539-DF83977DBEC0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/hpi-poll-suggests-economic-activity-in-dental-offices-at-steady-stateBy Matt Carey HPI poll suggests economic activity in dental offices at steady stateThe economic recovery of dental offices is seemingly in a steady state, with 98% of dental offices open and patient volume at 73% of pre-COVID-19 levels, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of Aug. 10. These numbers are largely unchanged from the previous wave of HPI polling.Tue, 18 Aug 2020 13:11:00 -0500{31E00930-78F8-4BB1-B031-1CBE2B7D6653}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-offers-flexible-programming-to-fit-new-normalBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference offers flexible programming to fit new normalDesigned to integrate participants' professional and personal growth needs with their daily lives, the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference will offer flexible programming to fit the new normal of a pandemic world.Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:35:00 -0500{96E945C5-6D32-490F-A6A7-85617038781C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/national-practitioner-data-bank-holds-teleconference-sept-23<description>The National Practitioner Data Bank will hold an hourlong live teleconference Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. EST to provide an overview of National Practitioner Data Bank operations, reporting and querying requirements. The teleconference will include an open Q&A session with National Practitioner Data Bank staff members.</description><pubDate>Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:09:00 -0500</pubDate></item><item><guid isPermaLink="false">{462CBF93-663C-45C1-A92F-62089D383BB1}</guid><link>http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/dr-daniel-j-klemmedson-discusses-passion-for-dentistry-journey-to-ada-presidency</link><author>By Kelly Ganski</author><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Dr. Daniel J. Klemmedson discusses passion for dentistry, journey to ADA presidencyDr. Klemmedson's career in organized dentistry will culminate Oct. 19 when he is installed as the 157th president of the American Dental Association at the virtual House of Delegates meeting.Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:18:00 -0500{FD9D0BCA-D0C2-4ABD-B74D-236C64E008BB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/rural-healthcare-surge-readiness-portal-now-open Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness Portal now openThe Federal COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Working Group has launched the Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness web portal, a new online tool offering resources and information for health care providers, including dentists, in rural communities.Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:14:00 -0500{74C078EA-BADB-4982-A06A-51993AE8E14A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/dr-rena-dsouza-named-next-nidcr-directorBy Jennifer Garvin National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research names Dr. Rena D’Souza next director Dr. Rena D’Souza will be the next director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the National Institutes of Health announced Aug. 13.Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:19:00 -0500{37C3432B-259D-4B11-8052-B725EC7DAAF9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/learn-how-to-create-in-office-dental-plansBy David Burger Learn how to create in-office dental plansThe ADA is collaborating with its endorsed dental benefits administrator Bento to stream a free webinar on developing in-office dental plans that enable dentists and their practices to offer fully customizable plans that meet the varied needs of their growing patient base. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 10:56:00 -0500{076069FD-9F85-4C24-95A2-510772796117}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-supports-including-agreements-between-dentists-and-patients-as-direct-primary-care-arrangementsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports including agreements between dentists and patients as direct primary care arrangementsThe ADA supports dentist-patient agreements as a form of direct primary care arrangements, the Association told the Internal Revenue Service in response to the agency's proposed rule for Certain Medical Care Arrangements.Thu, 13 Aug 2020 10:33:00 -0500{12A67E44-AAE9-4520-A66E-E57719579B66}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-respectfully-yet-strongly-disagrees-with-who-guidance-recommending-delay-of-dental-careBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA 'respectfully yet strongly disagrees' with WHO guidance recommending delay of dental careThe American Dental Association released a statement Aug. 12 stating it "respectfully yet strongly disagrees" with the World Health Organization's interim guidance recommending that "routine" dental care be delayed in certain situations because of COVID-19.Wed, 12 Aug 2020 21:50:00 -0500{D0EBBE61-4BAB-4DD3-B898-8BFF03259372}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/water-fluoridation-linked-to-reduced-risk-of-severe-dental-caries-in-first-set-of-teethBy David Burger Water fluoridation linked to reduced risk of severe dental caries in children’s first set of teethA study out of New Zealand suggests that community water fluoridation is a worthwhile intervention associated with reduced severe caries rates among preschool children.Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:59:00 -0500{5B866111-2D16-4015-BFF7-6EB0DD6F778F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/inaugural-program-in-hawaii-aims-to-bridge-access-to-care-gapBy David Burger Inaugural program in Hawaii aims to bridge access to care gapHawaii’s children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the United States, according to the Hawaii State Department of Health.Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:13:00 -0500{3A38E756-9408-4C91-B072-53429AE7B0D9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/hhs-provider-relief-fund-webinar-set-for-aug-13By Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund webinar set for Aug. 13The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will hold an Aug. 13 webinar to assist dental providers with their applications to receive funding from the department’s Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:37:00 -0500{05974CDC-C849-4D71-98F1-5ABAA672FE31}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/free-ada-webinar-on-provider-relief-fund-and-labor-lawsBy Jennifer Garvin Free ADA webinar on Provider Relief Fund, COVID-19 labor laws set for Aug. 12The ADA will stream a free webinar Aug. 12 to assist dental providers with their applications to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal and to discuss labor laws and how they apply to dental offices during COVID-19.Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:28:00 -0500{D893ECD6-E053-4949-A20A-4AD0245FB37F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-venture-seeking-to-become-go-to-resource-for-clinical-dataBy David Burger ADA venture seeking to become go-to resource for clinical dataThe ADA Dental Experience and Research Exchange is on track to satisfy its aim of becoming a clinical data registry for the benefit of dentistry.Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:24:00 -0500{26DE136E-120A-450C-91D6-9395933B4D18}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-airs-on-demand-webinar-on-latest-data-on-recoveryBy David Burger HPI: 99% of dental practices were open mid-JulyWhen Dr. Nipa Thakkar realized that she had to close her private practice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she agonized about the future and effects it would have on strong personal connections with patients forged in calmer times.<br/>Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:24:00 -0500{3089CE92-2C08-4EB1-A10E-1410101701E0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-thanks-lawmakers-for-health-enterprise-zones-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA thanks lawmakers for Health Enterprise Zones ActThe ADA is praising two members of the House of Representatives for introducing legislation to improve health disparities in minority and underserved communities.Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:58:00 -0500{895BE7EE-FED1-47B1-A3A7-14093B8EDC32}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-board-of-trustees-dentistry-is-essential-health-careBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA Board of Trustees: Dentistry is essential health careThe American Dental Association Board of Trustees has adopted an ad interim policy stating dentistry is essential health care to help guide advocacy for the dental profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:11:00 -0500{86D98756-2005-4BBA-AAA0-F567D3385002}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/group-applies-to-be-recognized-as-national-certifying-board-for-oral-medicine-specialtyBy Kimber Solana Group applies to be recognized as national certifying board for oral medicine specialtyThe American Board of Oral Medicine submitted on Aug. 5 an application and request to the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards to be recognized as the certifying board for the newly approved specialty of oral medicine.Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:59:00 -0500{14DB236F-1A46-4A3E-93BE-B69797D995D5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/the-challenges-of-advocating-during-a-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin The challenges of advocating during a pandemicCan you still lobby during a pandemic when a simple handshake is no longer possible? The answer is yes. Gone are typical face-to-face meetings and trips to state capitals. In their place are new virtual strategies and a return to good old-fashioned phone calls and emails. <br/>Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:08:00 -0500{6D3EAF04-253A-4A78-8D63-79B47B9378FD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-initiates-grassroots-campaign-for-next-covid-19-relief-billBy Jennifer Garvin ADA initiates grassroots campaign for next COVID-19 relief billThe ADA is calling on dentists nationwide to contact their legislators as Congress works on finalizing the next legislation relief package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:14:00 -0500{4FB29968-5995-4123-9AE9-162B30FEBEDC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-asks-dea-to-delay-new-fee-scheduleJennifer Garvin ADA asks DEA to delay new fee scheduleThe ADA is asking the Drug Enforcement Agency to consider delaying its new fee schedule in order to assist dental practices impacted financially by COVID-19.Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:02:00 -0500{CD7B55FF-2142-49F7-9681-17349245D2E8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-thanks-lawmakers-for-bill-calling-for-provider-relief-funding-to-be-tax-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin ADA thanks lawmakers for bill calling for provider relief funding to be tax deductibleThe ADA is thanking two members of Congress for introducing legislation to ensure dentists won’t be taxed on provider relief funding received during COVID-19.Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:54:00 -0500{7ED5DBF6-7D2B-469B-BE92-124F414078B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ada-others-urge-congress-to-ensure-expenses-paid-for-with-ppp-funds-are-tax-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, others urge Congress to ensure expenses paid for with PPP funds are tax deductibleThe ADA and more than 180 other organizations are urging lawmakers to ensure borrowers in the Paycheck Protection Program are eligible for tax-deductibility for expenses paid for with the program funds.Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:17:00 -0500{B946B937-72B3-48C6-9282-48D69D8626FF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/new-standards-available-for-purchase-from-ada-catalog New standards available for purchase from ADA StoreThe American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Products has approved new standards that are now available from the ADA.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 16:00:00 -0500{9A0CBF12-E9E6-49D4-B589-A8A5A40AC9F1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/american-board-of-orofacial-pain-applies-to-be-recognized-as-national-certifying-board-for-specialt American Board of Orofacial Pain applies to be recognized as national certifying board for new specialtyThe American Board of Orofacial Pain submitted on July 28 an application and request to the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards to be recognized as the certifying board for the newly approved specialty of orofacial pain.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:32:00 -0500{9FF7DCF8-89E9-4C25-B89A-B8C90F1A4B6F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-to-bring-dental-community-together-while-apartBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference to bring dental community together while apartEven though the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many people apart, dental professionals will have the opportunity to come together virtually during the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:20:00 -0500{A46FF15C-9D14-4C99-AB7B-9550E3E2144A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/ge-appliances-offers-ada-members-savings-referral-programBy Kimber Solana GE Appliances offers ADA members savings, referral programADA Member Advantage announced Aug. 3 that GE Appliances, its endorsed appliances provider, is offering Association members savings on dishwashers, washers, dryers and refrigerators for their home and dental offices.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:15:00 -0500{FDE2E0D4-BF5C-4DE3-8889-28C92F211F5D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/jtf-august-3-2020 Just the FactsInfographic showing that 98% of dental practices have reopened, according to data collected the week of July 13.<br/>Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0500{B680404A-7110-4BCD-9290-CC59550BCFE2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/hhs-extends-provider-relief-fund-deadlineBy Jennifer Garvin HHS extends Provider Relief Fund deadlineThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced it is extending the deadline to Aug. 28 for all dentists to apply for funding through the Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:27:00 -0500{4DCE5CD3-7C60-4944-B5E2-57AA42D8A059}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/dea-warns-of-scammers-posing-as-employees-threatening-punishment-for-alleged-drug-violationsBy Mary Beth Versaci DEA warns of scammers posing as employees threatening punishment for alleged drug violationsThe Drug Enforcement Administration is warning registered practitioners and members of the public about telephone calls from scammers posing as DEA employees to defraud and extort victims.Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:00:00 -0500{D8E5D179-3F43-4BEB-B22E-E5B1245E4F23}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-weighs-in-on-heals-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA weighs in on HEALS ActAs Congress works on the next COVID-19 legislative package, the American Dental Association is urging lawmakers to continue providing relief to dental practices facing economic burdens in the wake of the pandemic.Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:41:00 -0500{E2224470-8823-4BA0-A020-5D211E8BA67D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/special-ada-webinar-covers-patient-sentiments-on-dental-visits-during-covid19By Kimber Solana Special ADA webinar covers patient sentiments on dental visits during COVID-19The Association is airing a webinar on Aug. 5 for dentists to learn more about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on dental practices, which includes new research on consumer views about returning to the dentist.Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:06:00 -0500{93A0C762-4238-408A-8A15-346AC69B77B0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/adpac-introduces-2020-election-center-websiteBy Jennifer Garvin ADPAC introduces 2020 Election Center websiteWith less than 100 days till the general election, the ADA Political Action Committee has unveiled the 2020 Election Center to help dentists and dental students get ready to vote.Fri, 31 Jul 2020 07:44:00 -0500{E04A1758-6E7B-4D81-80B2-1C47CA69122B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-answers-top-questions-about-the-provider-relief-fundBy Jennifer Garvin ADA answers top questions about the Provider Relief FundThe ADA has created an FAQ on popular Provider Relief Fund questions the Association has received ahead of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Aug. 3 deadline to apply for funding.Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:35:00 -0500{80F363E4-0E3A-4913-A874-C595F145248F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/new-ada-flowchart-covers-steps-if-staff-household-member-tests-positive-for-covid-19By Mary Beth Versaci New ADA flowchart covers steps if staff, household member test positive for COVID-19 The American Dental Association has updated its Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit and released a new flowchart with guidance to follow if a staff member or someone in a staff member’s household tests positive for COVID-19.Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:05:00 -0500{D4155D60-8E5D-49BA-B161-C8169D2F2BF6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/free-webinar-offers-look-at-bento-as-a-dental-plan-alternativeBy Kimber Solana Free webinar offers look at Bento as a dental plan alternativeThe ADA will stream a free webinar on Aug. 4 for dentists to learn more about Bento, which the Association announced as its endorsed dental benefits administrator.Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:14:00 -0500{CA0186BF-4C9C-4745-A642-FAB413B94DE3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/maintaining-mental-health-wellness-during-covid19-pandemicBy Kimber Solana Maintaining mental health, wellness during COVID-19 pandemicDentistry is a high-stress career, and the added challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic underscore the need for dentists to maintain their mental health and well-being, said Dr. Jeffrey Berkley, chair of the Council on Dental Practice’s Health, Wellness & Aging subcommittee.Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:25:00 -0500{6F1A5803-CCFE-4B44-9C0B-4F08561FBCA6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/cdt-2021-ready-for-pre-orderBy David Burger CDT 2021 guide, companion, app ready for pre-orderThe CDT 2021 and Coding Companion Kit with the CDT 2021 App is expected to ship Sept. 8 from the ADA Catalog and delivers the latest additions and changes to the CDT Code — critical information for patient record keeping as well as being reimbursed quickly and avoiding rejected claims as dental offices are opening up again.Mon, 27 Jul 2020 09:49:00 -0500{A2DE3147-524A-42B1-921C-21990125B38B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/august-jada-finds-parents-comfortable-discussing-hpv-vaccine-with-dentistsBy Mary Beth Versaci August JADA finds parents comfortable discussing HPV vaccine with dentistsParents feel comfortable having discussions about human papillomavirus and its vaccine in the dental setting, according to a study published in the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:00:00 -0500{ED18FDA8-36DC-4577-A3F7-B536FB11E601}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/hhs-answers-popular-provider-relief-fund-questionsBy Jennifer Garvin HHS answers popular Provider Relief Fund questionsThe American Dental Association emailed members July 23 to help clear up confusion for dentists applying to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:56:00 -0500{6591EE46-C269-4623-9892-B411ADF40F23}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ninth-wave-of-hpi-poll-shows-dental-care-rebound-tapering-offBy Matt Carey Ninth wave of HPI poll shows dental care rebound tapering offThe economic recovery of dental offices remained largely unchanged since two weeks ago, with 98% of dental offices open and patient volume at 71% of pre-COVID-19 levels, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of July 13.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:29:00 -0500{A1AD5C62-CFDE-490F-BD42-BE518D7356F1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/in-virtual-celebration-american-college-of-dentists-commemorates-a-century-of-serviceBy Kimber Solana In virtual celebration, American College of Dentists commemorates a century of serviceThe virtual meeting and celebration, which replaces the in-person event scheduled Oct. 14-15 in Orlando, Florida, will include two full days of events. These include the Fellows Forum and a keynote address by Dr. Karl Haden, who will discuss the nine virtues of exceptional leaders based on his best-selling book of the same name. In addition, Dr. Gonzales will deliver Our First 100 Years — the Narrative History of the American College of Dentists.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:46:00 -0500{44E56318-F167-4D0F-AB49-DFBDC6BDBB87}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/provider-relief-fund-webinar-set-for-july-27By Jennifer Garvin Provider Relief Fund webinar set for July 27The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will hold a webinar to assist dental providers with their applications to receive funding from the department’s Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:34:00 -0500{0BF96E7B-C5E8-4A66-B696-D5400C25099B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/dental-medicaid-chip-providers-have-until-aug-3-to-apply-to-hhs-provider-relief-fundBy Jennifer Garvin Dentists have until Aug. 3 to apply to HHS Provider Relief FundEligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program dental providers now have until Aug. 3 to apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal, the department announced.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:34:00 -0500{C2A2CA29-0362-42DE-9A66-B1E72961A411}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/dentists-encouraged-to-apply-as-soon-as-possible-for-hhs-provider-relief-fundingBy Jennifer Garvin Dentists encouraged to apply as soon as possible for HHS provider relief fundingWith the deadline rapidly approaching, the ADA continues to encourage dentists who have been impacted economically from the pandemic to apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Provider Relief Fund.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:14:00 -0500{F9EF67B3-3CA7-4A5C-83BA-759E50BBEC53}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/coalition-urges-congress-to-make-provider-relief-funding-tax-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition urges Congress to make provider relief funding tax deductibleThe ADA and other health care stakeholders are urging lawmakers to clarify a provision in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act so that providers will not be required to pay taxes on money they receive from the provider relief fund.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:00:00 -0500{BE235EF8-4D8A-4D8C-996A-197803EB4364}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/dental-organizations-urge-congress-to-assist-dentists-dental-practices-in-next-covid-packageBy Jennifer Garvin Dental organizations urge Congress to assist dentists, dental practices in next COVID packageAs Congress works on the next COVID-19 legislation package, the ADA, Organized Dentistry Coalition and state dental associations are asking Congress to continue providing relief to dental practices facing economic burdens in the wake of the pandemic.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 13:06:00 -0500{3A2A6D48-EA31-461D-B9E2-A3FD002BB4DE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-health-policy-institute-launches-survey-of-dental-practice ADA Health Policy Institute launches ‘Survey of Dental Practice’The ADA Health Policy Institute is looking for dentists to complete its “Survey of Dental Practice.” Fri, 17 Jul 2020 09:24:00 -0500{DB401630-21E6-4C0E-AFBF-CCE6F0BE669F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/save-the-date-for-ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conferenceBy Mary Beth Versaci Save the date for ADA FDC Virtual Connect ConferenceThe ADA FDC Annual Meeting is moving forward as the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference, a live and on-demand experience scheduled for Oct. 15-17.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:30:00 -0500{A2A6F9BF-9FAB-410C-B8D3-E4F196B85F77}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/coalition-urges-congress-to-forgive-ppp-loans-less-than-150000By Jennifer Garvin Coalition urges Congress to forgive PPP loans less than $150,000The ADA and more than 100 stakeholders are asking Congress to pass a new bill that would ease the process to obtain loan forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans of less than $150,000.Thu, 16 Jul 2020 10:58:00 -0500{6F1496DB-572A-4125-A731-02E537D606BF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/coalition-supports-helping-medicaid-chip-enrollees-quit-tobacco-during-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition supports helping Medicaid, CHIP enrollees quit tobacco during pandemicThe ADA and a large coalition of stakeholders are supporting a new bill aimed at ensuring Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees have access to “the full array of evidence-based tobacco cessation treatments” during COVID-19.Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:32:00 -0500{087CD300-83AE-4DEC-B938-472B99268A17}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/eight-former-leaders-in-public-health-service-affirm-support-of-water-fluoridationBy David Burger Eight former leaders in U.S. Public Health Service affirm support of water fluoridationIn honor of the 75th anniversary of community water fluoridation, eight former chief dental officers of the U.S. Public Health Service signed a letter July 7 of support for the program, which they said is “the great equalizer in prevention of dental caries because all individuals regardless of income or education are able to access their public tap water.”Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:25:00 -0500{64D368F4-693E-408B-92D9-5EDF817E36C6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/alliance-of-the-ada-to-host-drop-in-session-on-covid-19-pandemic Alliance of the ADA to host drop-in session on COVID-19 pandemicThe Alliance of the American Dental Association's Well-Being Committee is hosting a virtual session to help dental spouses connect during the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:35:00 -0500{C630BA44-6DC9-4D4E-90B7-3969B57B1576}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/massachusetts-dental-society-executive-director-diesBy David Burger Massachusetts Dental Society executive director remembered as 'gifted leader'Conor P. McNulty, executive director of the Massachusetts Dental Society and former executive director of the Oregon Dental Association, died July 6 at his home in Framingham, Massachusetts. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:33:00 -0500{BA32975B-31B5-462F-B727-58F1833A41E3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-calls-for-associations-to-be-included-in-paycheck-protection-programBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA calls for associations to be included in Paycheck Protection ProgramThe American Dental Association, together with about 2,200 other organizations, are calling for U.S. leaders to include 501(c)(6) organizations — such as trade, business, professional and membership associations — in the Paycheck Protection Program.Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:32:00 -0500{94055FD7-A915-4C28-A4A4-389539099B5E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/hhs-opens-provider-relief-fund-to-dentistsBy Mary Beth Versaci HHS opens Provider Relief Fund to dentistsDentists who were previously ineligible for relief can now apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Provider Relief Fund.Mon, 13 Jul 2020 16:54:00 -0500{93406B0D-255E-4FAE-8A8C-A84225F334C0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/ada-coalition-urges-congress-for-45-billion-investment-in-public-health-infrastructureBy Kimber Solana ADA, coalition urges Congress for $4.5 billion investment in public health infrastructureThe Association joined a coalition of more than 250 organizations in urging Congress to include a significant, long-term investment in the public health infrastructure as it considers new legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:54:00 -0500{5B5CBC47-2A47-4BDB-84E5-9CAFD72AF5E8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/fluoridation-series-on-tap-through-julyBy David Burger Fluoridation series on tap through JulyThree ADA continuing education webinars remain in July in honor of the 75th anniversary of community water fluoridation.Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:52:00 -0500{74658298-D2FD-41A5-8362-412E5018BA49}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/irs-offers-guidance-on-leave-reporting-requirements IRS offers guidance on sick, family leave reporting requirementsThe Internal Revenue Service issued guidance July 8 intended to help employers fulfill the requirement to report the amount of qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:42:00 -0500{2D539557-5E19-47AE-9FD5-06F94858DF76}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/who-survey-seeks-feedback-to-evaluate-covid-19s-impact-on-dentistry WHO survey seeks feedback to evaluate COVID-19's impact on dentistryThe World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Community Dentistry in Milan is seeking input from dentists around the world on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them.Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:19:00 -0500{DE45B7E5-2F12-4D73-B3B2-8973263D87C7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/cms-releases-program-year-2019-open-payments-data CMS releases Program Year 2019 Open Payments dataThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced June 30 that it has published the Open Payments Program Year 2019 data, along with updated data for previous years.Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:54:00 -0500{0CE76C30-3D2E-4825-A32E-CA5051A7BF8E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/eighth-wave-of-hpi-poll-shows-dental-care-rebound-slowing-downBy Matt Carey Eighth wave of HPI poll shows dental care rebound slowing downPatient volume has recovered to an average of 70% of pre-COVID-19 levels, though there are signs the rebound is slowing down, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of June 29. Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:38:00 -0500{77FE9242-F069-4A4C-BD89-CD4AD0211894}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/patient-communication-resource-center-available-to-help-welcome-patients-backBy David Burger Patient communication resource center available to help welcome patients backThe ADA launched a Patient Return Resource Center July 7 with customizable communication tools for practices to use with patients during this time when many dentists are reopening.Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:20:00 -0500{39F4E380-2755-41C6-917A-E8C65D3697D9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/southern-california-clinic-believes-give-kids-a-smile-is-a-year-round-endeavorBy David Burger Southern California clinic believes Give Kids A Smile is year-round endeavorGive Kids A Smile events are traditionally held across the country on the first Friday of February each year, providing essential oral health care and education to thousands of children in need.<br/>Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:59:00 -0500{299BE74D-95BB-450A-9214-695C64F6314B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/leo-rouse-recipient-of-ada-distinguished-service-awardBy David Burger Dr. Leo E. Rouse, recipient of ADA’s Distinguished Service Award, is ‘leader of leaders’Concern for his fellow man, as well as for leadership forged in the U.S. Army and carried forth through academia, has helped make Dr. Rouse the 2020 recipient of the ADA’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the Association bestows.Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:02:00 -0500{5FA40DD6-F653-4F62-B673-15827CF17DB1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/university-of-utah-school-of-dentistry-reopens-to-treat-vulnerable-populationsBy David Burger University of Utah School of Dentistry clinic reopens to treat vulnerable populationsWhen the pandemic began escalating earlier this year, there were many questions at the University of Utah School of Dentistry.Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:54:00 -0500{CA7D390A-EF7C-4CE8-B620-89185D9E49E3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/coalition-calls-for-business-expenses-paid-for-with-ppp-to-be-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition calls for business expenses paid for with PPP to be deductibleThe ADA and a group of stakeholders are calling on Congress to correct a “misinterpretation” of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that does not allow businesses who received a Paycheck Protection Program loan to deduct expenses paid for with loan funds if the loan is subsequently forgiven.Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:49:00 -0500{E2530594-EECC-4F61-9DE3-AF894214329A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-aadr-seek-evidence-based-dentistry-award-nominations ADA, AADR seek evidence-based dentistry award nominationsThe American Dental Association and American Association for Dental Research are searching for dental educators and clinicians who have made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.Wed, 08 Jul 2020 08:00:00 -0500{4877FE00-0009-424B-85F1-2F101C7662AA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/entries-sought-for-2020-ada-design-innovation-awardsBy Kimber Solana Entries sought for 2020 ADA Design Innovation AwardsIn search of dental facilities that seamlessly combine esthetic appeal, function and design, ADA Council on Dental Practice, ADA Member Advantage and BMO Harris Bank are seeking entries from July 6 through Sept. 4 for the 2020 ADA Design Innovation Awards.Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:54:00 -0500{CDAD9CE5-17B1-464D-A021-3F7244853334}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-urges-eligible-medicaid-chip-providers-to-apply-for-hhs-relief-fundingBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges eligible Medicaid, CHIP providers to apply for relief funding from HHS Medicaid Targeted Distribution FundThe ADA is encouraging eligible Medicaid and CHIP providers to apply as soon as possible to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal ahead of the department’s July 20 deadline.Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:08:00 -0500{9E047058-BD64-4A45-AACE-B7DE3CCED8E7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/paycheck-protection-program-application-deadline-extendedBy Jennifer Garvin Paycheck Protection Program application deadline extended to Aug. 8The Senate and House of Representatives have agreed to extend the application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program to Aug. 8 and President Donald Trump signed the bill on July 4.Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:11:00 -0500{91CABAB7-B125-4704-8371-FA04D8FCC817}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/fda-adds-oropharyngeal-cancer-prevention-as-indication-for-hpv-vaccineBy Mary Beth Versaci FDA adds oropharyngeal cancer prevention as indication for HPV vaccineThe Federal Drug Administration has added oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers to the list of indications for the human papillomavirus vaccine.Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:09:00 -0500{1B67DBA7-C5A9-446A-9C09-F98B9F945F49}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/case-management-can-be-key-to-helping-high-risk-childrenBy David Burger Case management can be key to helping high-risk childrenAn ADA-supported study by two North Dakota dental professionals showed that proactive dental case management facilitates referrals and appointment compliance, reduces reimbursement barriers and reduces the need for more costly future treatment for high-risk low-income children by promoting the prevention of dental disease.Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:32:00 -0500{A3017A5D-1BF5-4CD0-880E-C1A84A405FC6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/cms-oral-health-initiative-commits-to-increasing-childrens-access-to-care CMS Oral Health Initiative commits to increasing children’s access to careThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said June 25 that it plans to continue the Oral Health Initiative to help states ensure that children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program have access to dental and oral health services.Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:13:00 -0500{D77E4D65-C924-4882-80F6-6DFD49FB5225}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-thanks-lawmakers-for-introducing-ppe-tax-credit-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA thanks lawmakers for introducing PPE tax credit legislationThe ADA is supporting a new bill calling for a $25,000 tax credit for small businesses, including dental practices, to purchase personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.Fri, 26 Jun 2020 10:36:00 -0500{30F78E77-DF68-4EAB-AE3D-5108E6A2DC63}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hpi-research-brief-webinar-share-dental-spending-projections-for-2020-and-2021By Matt Carey HPI research brief, webinar share dental spending projections for 2020 and 2021Dental spending among Americans will continue to decline in 2020 before making a comeback in 2021, according to an updated research brief from the ADA Health Policy Institute modeling the impact of COVID-19 on dental spending. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:04:00 -0500{70683140-87A1-4927-B45A-30C6C1BD62FD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-house-of-delegates-to-meet-virtually-in-octoberBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA House of Delegates to meet virtually in OctoberThe American Dental Association House of Delegates will meet virtually instead of in person in Orlando, Florida, this October.Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:23:00 -0500{0B8A26C5-3836-4352-969B-992035B55330}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/amalgam-separator-requirement-in-effect-july-14By David Burger Amalgam separator requirement in effect July 14General dentist Kevin T. Nelson never considered the outflow of amalgam waste from his solo dental practice to be an environmental hazard.Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:22:00 -0500{42CAC1FE-5385-4A9E-8A79-052C866C4008}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/july-jada-looks-at-impact-of-osteogenesis-imperfecta-on-oral-health-of-children-adolescentsBy Mary Beth Versaci July JADA looks at impact of osteogenesis imperfecta on oral health of children, adolescentsAdolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta and posterior open bites or crossbites reported functional limitations and negative oral symptoms that could benefit from orthodontic interventions while their permanent dentition develops, according to a study published in the July issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:01:00 -0500{766F6739-8528-4F2E-9233-725BF868E9F7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/new-louisiana-law-deals-blow-to-downcodingBy Jennifer Garvin New Louisiana law deals blow to downcodingLouisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed bills June 11 prohibiting downcoding by third-party payers unless certain criteria are met and a bill prohibiting denial for “covered dental services to treat conditions existing prior to the date the coverage begins.” Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:49:00 -0500{2047071D-C4EB-4B7C-942B-6CF0942C7B87}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/july-webinar-to-help-dentists-decide-if-ppo-participation-makes-financial-senseBy David Burger July webinar to help dentists decide if PPO participation makes financial senseThe ADA will stream a free webinar in July to help dentists determine whether participating in a preferred provider organization plan makes good business sense.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 16:34:00 -0500{5B77ADAE-6C1B-4E55-B055-FEB2AA034C06}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hrsa-devotes-107-million-to-expanding-workforce-improving-diversity-of-health-professionalsBy Jennifer Garvin HRSA devotes $107.2 million to expanding workforce, improving diversity of health professionalsThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration said June 18 that it is awarding $107.2 million to expand the health workforce in rural and underserved communities.Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:25:00 -0500{ACD39176-6638-4ECA-AC08-1C042AA8B77C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/dental-practices-continue-to-recover-according-to-hpi-pollBy Matt Carey Dental practices continue to recover, according to HPI pollData from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll the week of June 15 showed continued signs of recovery for dental practices, with patient volume at 65% of pre-COVID levels, up from 65 % in mid-May.Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:27:00 -0500{DFEE1431-CCCA-4104-ACD0-30026138A9D8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-responds-to-change-from-cdc-on-waiting-period-lengthBy David Burger ADA responds to change from CDC on waiting period lengthThe ADA advises that it is still important to wait before disinfecting patient treatment rooms after aerosol-generating procedures, even though the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently removed a recommendation calling for a 15-minute waiting period in its Guidance for Dental Settings.Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:42:00 -0500{50C1E13C-DD29-4DAA-B225-EB4653AAA353}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hhs-medicaid-provider-relief-fund-webinars-set-for-june-23-june-25 HHS Medicaid Provider Relief Fund webinars set for June 23, 25The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be holding two webinars to assist eligible Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program providers with their applications to receive funding from the department’s Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Thu, 18 Jun 2020 16:05:00 -0500{F0A2A073-6C17-4910-9CC5-81FACB37E0B2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/dentaquest-teams-with-mouthwatch-to-provide-teledentistry-platform-in-four-states DentaQuest teams with MouthWatch to provide teledentistry platform in four statesDentaQuest announced June 15 that it is working with MouthWatch to deliver a Teledent teledentistry platform to more than 70 DentaQuest managed or affiliated dental practices in Alabama, Massachusetts, Oregon and Washington. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 15:58:00 -0500{80E4A08F-21C0-41E9-9BB7-029F112281A4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-supports-proposed-legislation-to-enhance-employee-retention-tax-creditBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports proposed legislation to enhance Employee Retention Tax CreditThe ADA and a large coalition of stakeholders led by the International Franchise Association are supporting a new bill calling for improvements to the Employee Retention Tax Credit to aid businesses recovering from the pandemic.Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:55:00 -0500{0A563F7E-B7A9-4D09-B7D6-2B2B1E8D698B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/june-15-hpi-webinar-examines-dental-care-rebound June 11 HPI webinar examines dental care reboundThe ADA Health Policy Institute held a webinar June 11 to examine what the third week of reopening of dentistry looks like. The full webinar is available on the ADA YouTube channel.Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:03:00 -0500{69BCEE9A-144A-4228-9F85-7C39D4EFA711}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/department-of-health-and-human-services-finalizes-section-1557-regulationsBy Mary Beth Versaci Department of Health and Human Services finalizes Section 1557 regulationsThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has amended the final rule on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act to no longer require health care providers to include notices related to nondiscrimination and language assistance services in all significant communications.Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:04:00 -0500{96460D90-5DB6-4D80-AD6B-6646A37A7E54}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-fdc-2020-to-move-online-in-light-of-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC 2020 to move online in light of COVID-19 pandemicThe American Dental Association and Florida Dental Association have decided not to move forward with the ADA FDC Annual Meeting as an in-person convention in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:48:00 -0500{E2821B58-E55E-4FA9-8094-26AE36A83C51}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-endorses-bento-to-provide-modern-alternativeBy David Burger ADA endorses Bento to provide modern alternative to administration of dental benefit plansOn June 15, the ADA announced its endorsement of Bento, a dental benefits technology company.Mon, 15 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500{7A9895EE-A2E6-4580-9919-008F429C47A2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/indiana-dentist-takes-steps-to-protect-patients-keep-things-cheerful-during-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci Indiana dentist takes steps to protect patients, keep things cheerful during COVID-19 pandemicWhile reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting, Dr. Elizabeth Simpson feels confident treating nonemergency patients once again at the dental clinics where she works outside Indianapolis.Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:10:00 -0500{C839973A-F26A-47B8-8423-F38E623F9C23}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-board-recognizes-honorary-members-for-contributions-to-dentistryBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA Board recognizes honorary members for contributions to dentistryThe American Dental Association Board of Trustees has awarded honorary membership in the Association to three people for their "outstanding contributions to the advancement of the art and science of dentistry."Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:43:00 -0500{2D42DF22-2C69-4D02-823D-5E61AB978629}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hhs-provider-relief-portal-opensBy Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal OpensThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal is open and accepting applications.Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:05:00 -0500{63DBEE00-E12F-490A-9B40-C4B51A15AFD6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-dta-ask-congress-to-suspend-tariffs-on-products-necessary-during-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, DTA ask Congress to suspend tariffs on ‘products necessary’ during pandemicThe Dental Trade Alliance and American Dental Association are asking Congress to support a 90-day tariff suspension on products deemed essential to helping stop the spread of COVID-19.Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:57:00 -0500{C7F76D21-CDBF-4BAC-BE0C-1AD9AEB117AD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hhs-releases-provider-relief-fundsBy Jennifer Garvin HHS releases provider relief fundsBeginning June 10, eligible Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program dental providers can apply to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal, the department announced June 9.Tue, 09 Jun 2020 18:29:00 -0500{47AFCAD4-D80C-4EA4-A5B8-8C6BAD804D3D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/after-dental-practice-is-set-on-fire-minneapolis-dentist-vows-well-rebuildBy Kimber Solana After dental practice is set on fire, Minneapolis dentist vows ‘We’ll rebuild'“I immediately called my dental team one-by-one,” Dr. Barbarawi said. “I told them I’m glad they were safe. I’m glad we’re healthy, our families are safe, and that we’re going to rebuild. We’re not going to do nothing.”Tue, 09 Jun 2020 09:57:00 -0500{A7341DAC-6A0E-4BEA-9D5C-0612DA9BE686}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-to-host-small-business-loans-webinar-june-12 ADA to host small business loans webinar June 12The ADA is hosting a free webinar June 12 to give ADA members the latest information on the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans.Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:55:00 -0500{0CA5A89F-63C8-4625-A6C4-740D7FAA9BB8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/dentists-advised-to-do-to-their-homework-regarding-offshore-productionBy David Burger Dentists advised to do to their homework regarding offshore productionAs dental practices across the country begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA and National Association of Dental Laboratories are encouraging dentists to conduct the necessary due diligence when sending work out in order to determine whether dental labs are offshoring production.<br/>Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:52:00 -0500{BDC44C8C-63B8-425B-A1A4-0E86D4BC97B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ethics-still-important-when-it-comes-to-advertising-during-pandemic-recoveryBy David Burger Ethics still important when it comes to advertising during pandemic recoveryThe ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs is cautioning dentists from crossing ethical lines when it comes to advertising, especially during these turbulent times when many patients may be reluctant to make appointments for fear of coronavirus transmission.Mon, 08 Jun 2020 10:11:00 -0500{E444ED1B-3C0B-4AA0-A455-01CE641EDCC1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/massachusetts-dentist-settles-allegations-of-kickback-scheme Massachusetts dentist settles allegations of kickback schemeBoston — A dentist and dental practice in Canton, Massachusetts offered a customer rewards program that resulted in allegations of operating an illegal kickback scheme in violation of state law, according to a news release from the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General Maura Healey. Mon, 08 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500{9851E660-596B-40E6-AE68-0F45497FFFD7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/hpi-polling-shows-robust-sustained-rebound-in-dental-careBy Matt Carey HPI polling shows robust, sustained rebound in dental careThe sixth wave of the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) impact of COVID-19 poll shows a robust, sustained rebound in the dental care sector in response to states lifting restrictions on elective dental care. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:37:00 -0500{668B8442-2328-42E2-AB96-BE1515379427}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-receives-masks-from-national-stockpileBy Jennifer Garvin ADA receives masks from national stockpileThe ADA has received 350,000 3M-made KN95 masks from the national stockpile that the Association is distributing to dentists working in states where personal protective equipment is in low supply.Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:10:00 -0500{B4BE47A5-9E88-4698-9831-EEE4E674CDCA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/senate-passes-paycheck-protection-program-reform-billBy Jennifer Garvin Senate passes Paycheck Protection Program reform billThe Senate passed a bill June 3 aiming to reform the Paycheck Protection Program to give small businesses more time and flexibility to use their funds. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:02:00 -0500{05EB27D1-F71D-4402-84BE-B2850AD08A2C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/the-healing-of-our-communities-is-in-our-handsBy Kimber Solana 'The healing of our communities is in our hands'From speaking up for those disenfranchised to committing to empathy and understanding, national organized dentistry leaders, including ADA President Chad P. Gehani, are calling on dentists to help heal their respective communities amid the ongoing national protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:34:00 -0500{51C01135-7C1D-4875-9B73-57C8B51DEDEA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/colorado-dental-association-saves-adult-medicaid-dental-program-in-face-of-coronavirus-related-cutsBy David Burger Colorado Dental Association saves adult Medicaid dental program in face of coronavirus-related cutsEarlier this year, a Colorado joint budget committee staff report outlined several budget reduction options for committee members to consider while developing the state’s budget for its upcoming fiscal year.Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:49:00 -0500{406C064E-5619-488E-BE99-6D4F62FC9AF0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ada-offers-steps-to-take-if-patient-tests-positive-for-covid-19-after-appointmentBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA offers steps to take if patient tests positive for COVID-19 after appointmentThe American Dental Association has created a resource to help dentists manage the health of their team members if they are exposed to a patient who later tests positive for COVID-19 or has a household member test positive.Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:09:00 -0500{EA0D0039-C7B0-4099-A149-7775975697D6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/organized-dentistry-coalition-supports-paycheck-protection-program-loan-forgiveness-for-ppeBy Jennifer Garvin Organized Dentistry Coalition supports Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness for PPE, supply costsThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is supporting a new bill calling for additional flexibility for loan forgiveness provisions in the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program.Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:43:00 -0500{2A81042E-6659-45FA-8089-632136DF7DDE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/ace-panel-survey-covers-technique-maintenance-when-using-dental-light-curing-unitsBy Mary Beth Versaci ACE Panel survey covers technique, maintenance when using dental light-curing unitsResponses about technique, eye protection and maintenance when using dental light-curing units varied in the latest American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel survey published online by The Journal of the American Dental Association.Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:54:00 -0500{BACBD5FD-F0C8-4E9D-962E-EC6F8F206DEB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/latest-hpi-webinar-looks-at-data-from-reopened-statesBy Matt Carey Latest HPI webinar looks at data from reopened statesThe ADA Health Policy Institute held a webinar May 28 to examine what the third week of reopening of dentistry looks like. The full webinar is available on the ADA YouTube channel.Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:01:00 -0500{A2273F33-6093-4743-861A-D0496B064A49}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/cdc-guidance-for-dental-settings-echoes-ada-guidanceBy David Burger CDC guidance for dental settings echoes ADA guidanceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated interim infection prevention and control guidance for dental settings during the COVID-19 response on May 19, very similar to science-based guidance issued earlier in May by the ADA.Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:20:00 -0500{41C833A0-98A3-457A-BC61-F16D7FFD1FF6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/jtf-june-1-2020 Just the FactsDental practices reopeningMon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0500{D5B1C4FF-A26E-4A5A-A1E0-D74BA04F50B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/cdc-dental-guidance-webinar-set-for-june-3By Jennifer Garvin CDC dental guidance webinar set for June 3The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is presenting a webinar at 2 p.m. EST June 3 to discuss its updated guidance for dental care during the pandemic. Fri, 29 May 2020 08:33:00 -0500{83509AC1-1A5C-4860-B441-64C90809CE73}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/house-passes-paycheck-protection-program-flexibility-actBy Jennifer Garvin House passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility ActThe U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation May 28 aimed at giving small businesses more time and flexibility to use their Paycheck Protection Program funds. Thu, 28 May 2020 18:03:00 -0500{312F6D95-36E2-4BE6-86BE-70653DFD5F60}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/organized-dentistry-coalition-supports-two-bills-to-improve-paycheck-protection-programBy Jennifer Garvin Organized Dentistry Coalition supports two bills to improve Paycheck Protection ProgramThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is supporting two efforts by Congress to reform the Paycheck Protection Program.Thu, 28 May 2020 16:35:00 -0500{73F18471-F9F5-446F-A3C8-26B65F6BA14B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-humanitarian-award-submission-period-open-until-mid-septemberBy David Burger ADA Humanitarian Award submission period open until Sept. 15The call for nominations for the 2021 ADA Humanitarian Award is open through Sept. 15 with a focus on domestic service this year.Thu, 28 May 2020 16:13:00 -0500{5668DF15-DA05-4DCE-BDAB-85BFAEAA85BA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/coalition-asks-congress-for-temporary-and-targeted-liability-relief-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition asks Congress for ‘temporary and targeted’ liability relief legislationThe ADA and other stakeholders are urging Congress to “enact temporary and targeted liability relief legislation” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect health care providers and facilities — including dentists and dental practices — from “excessive and speculative lawsuits.”Wed, 27 May 2020 17:18:00 -0500{4CB9B2B2-33F6-4BD6-9CBE-621056A1D565}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/value-added-fees-and-virtual-credit-cards-can-be-rectifiedBy David Burger ‘Value-added’ fees, virtual credit cards can be rectifiedElectronic fund transfers should be free.<br/><br/>Per the Code of Federal Regulations, “a health plan may not charge fees or costs in excess of the fees or costs for normal telecommunications that the entity incurs.”<br/>Wed, 27 May 2020 12:40:00 -0500{1DCAE6DE-94B5-4454-A133-B627D2CF181D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-supports-legislation-to-reform-paycheck-protection-program-asks-for-additional-flexibilityBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports legislation to reform Paycheck Protection Program, asks for additional flexibilityThe ADA is supporting new legislation to increase flexibility in the Paycheck Protection Program but continues to advocate for further changes to help dentists who have received these loans.Wed, 27 May 2020 12:25:00 -0500{82866B2E-000E-4881-B2AB-E489C87CE9AD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/registration-open-for-three-ada-foundation-awards Registration open for three ADA Foundation awardsRegistration for three ADA Foundation awards that provide financial assistance and leadership opportunities to dentists and researchers is now open. Wed, 27 May 2020 11:56:00 -0500{F4D99981-AEF5-40D6-9155-9FE257EA6E65}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/nebraska-pediatric-dentist-shares-experiences-of-reopening-practice-after-pandemic-spurred-closureBy David Burger Nebraska pediatric dentist shares experiences of reopening practice after pandemic spurred closurePediatric dentist Dr. Jessica Meeske and her family were on their way to a basketball tournament when she found out about her state’s stay-at-home order that would force her to close her thriving practice on March 17. <br/>Wed, 27 May 2020 08:54:00 -0500{F38B305F-69C9-4944-8CFB-3720271F1D51}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-issues-more-detailed-guidance-as-dental-practices-resume-operationsBy Kimber Solana ADA issues more detailed guidance as dental practices resume operationsThe Association announced May 21 it is offering more detailed guidance to dentists as dental practices resume operations around the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 26 May 2020 18:39:00 -0500{D34BF255-D20C-43A1-A450-6015478AB8F4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/hpi-polling-shows-dental-practices-recovering-as-states-reopenBy Matt Carey HPI polling shows dental practices recovering as states reopenDental practices continued to rebound as 65% were back open the week of May 18, with 38% reporting that patient volume had returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, according to the fifth round of results released May 26 from the ADA Health Policy Institute poll on the impact of COVID-19. Tue, 26 May 2020 16:00:00 -0500{FA5A811E-7AB4-4BF1-905D-85C65CE56161}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-recovery-task-force-releases-hazard-assessment-guide-checklistBy Kimber Solana ADA recovery task force releases hazard assessment guide, checklistThe ADA Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery released May 26 a hazard assessment guide and checklist for dental settings as part of an effort to enable dentists to provide care in a safe and healthy work environment.Tue, 26 May 2020 15:28:00 -0500{C9B98692-1F0D-403F-8CB0-DA37CDCFE960}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/dr-gehani-named-honorary-member-of-hispanic-dental-association Dr. Gehani named honorary member of Hispanic Dental AssociationThe Hispanic Dental Association announced May 2 that ADA President Chad P. Gehani was named an honorary member of the Hispanic Dental Association. Tue, 26 May 2020 08:34:00 -0500{78F3D9A4-A35D-4522-B71A-90FDD47E0AA3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/products-marketed-to-sanitize-reduce-dental-aerosols-may-lack-research-to-support-efficacyBy Mary Beth Versaci Products marketed to sanitize, reduce dental aerosols may lack research to support efficacyDentists returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic may be thinking about purchasing items to help sanitize or reduce dental aerosols, but many products currently lack research demonstrating they are effective.Fri, 22 May 2020 12:56:00 -0500{A22DA028-04E2-4351-BFC2-BAF99D844A2E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/june-jada-examines-opioid-prescription-fills-before-weekends-holidaysBy Mary Beth Versaci June JADA examines opioid prescription fills before weekends, holidaysIn a study published in the June issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, patients were more likely to fill an opioid prescription for an outpatient dental procedure performed the day before a weekend or holiday than on another weekday.Fri, 22 May 2020 10:00:00 -0500{2E7610D9-3F70-41E4-A2A6-9973E75A431C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/dental-groups-thank-sen-cardin-rep-barragan-for-prioritizing-dental-careBy Jennifer Garvin Dental groups thank Sen. Cardin, Rep. Barraga?n for prioritizing dental careThe ADA, Organized Dentistry Coalition and state dental associations are applauding Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Rep. Nanette Diaz Barraga?n, D-Calif., for spearheading Congress’ efforts to include dental care in the next COVID-19 legislation. Thu, 21 May 2020 17:19:00 -0500{E73D7EF8-9A2E-43B4-BB63-441BEC808C0F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/coalition-asks-congress-agencies-to-overhaul-paycheck-protection-programBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition asks Congress, agencies to overhaul Paycheck Protection ProgramThe ADA and more than 100 stakeholders are urging Congress to overhaul the Paycheck Protection Program to help align the program with states’ reopening and ensure more small businesses remain in operation.Thu, 21 May 2020 16:12:00 -0500{AA58777C-FDD7-4FE0-BC49-2EDA40E4B35C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/new-jada-supplement-offers-opportunities-for-further-dentist-patient-interactionBy David Burger New JADA supplement offers opportunities for further dentist-patient interactionThe ADA Foundation is sponsoring a new reprint collection comprising 21 “For the Patient” pages previously published in The Journal of the American Dental Association. Thu, 21 May 2020 09:47:00 -0500{D68AADC6-F305-4D12-8BA5-FBF8C6469A23}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/organized-dentistry-asks-congress-to-enhance-commercial-business-interruption-insurance-policiesBy Jennifer Garvin Organized dentistry asks Congress to enhance commercial business interruption insurance policiesThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is asking Congress to enhance commercial business interruption insurance policies in the next COVID-19 legislative relief package, in support of an effort led by the Academy of General Dentistry.Wed, 20 May 2020 14:28:00 -0500{75F67C75-9792-4385-B87F-393DC911BE48}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/paycheck-protection-program-loan-forgiveness-application-available-onlineBy Jennifer Garvin Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application available onlineThe Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of the Treasury released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application on May 15.Tue, 19 May 2020 12:10:00 -0500{D0465CE9-572D-416E-BB97-80D0B717424F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/celebrate-75th-anniversary-of-community-water-fluoridation-in-july-with-webinarsBy David Burger Celebrate 75th anniversary of community water fluoridation in July with webinarsIn honor of the 75th anniversary of community water fluoridation, the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention's National Fluoridation Advisory Committee will offer a series of four Zoom webinars in July that will include continuing education credit for each.Mon, 18 May 2020 14:52:00 -0500{D7A62568-9F74-40A2-BB1C-5A8C6E1C6EE2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/jtf-may-18-2020 Just the FactsCOVID-19 and dental officesMon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 -0500{A0ED1AFC-718D-4929-AA39-BAD3B6B11AD1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/fda-removes-emergency-use-authorization-for-some-kn95-masksBy Mary Beth Versaci FDA removes Emergency Use Authorization for some KN95 masksThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has removed its Emergency Use Authorization for several KN95 masks, which are made in China, after they failed to meet a minimum particulate filtration efficiency of 95% in National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health testing.Fri, 15 May 2020 09:23:00 -0500{A16E308D-DB34-4967-BEC7-EE9108D54393}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-recovery-task-force-to-release-hazard-assessment-guideBy Kimber Solana ADA recovery task force to release hazard assessment toolThe ADA’s Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery is set for a May release of a hazard assessment guide, which will assist the dentist in evaluating procedural risks as they consider how best to provide both a safe workplace and patient care.Fri, 15 May 2020 09:13:00 -0500{A7C44D6D-4BB4-4E66-9921-935CE2F36949}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-requests-h-1b-visa-grace-period-be-extended-to-six-monthsBy David Burger ADA requests H-1B visa grace period be extended to six monthsThe ADA is requesting that the federal government extend the 60-day grace period for unemployed or furloughed dentists with H-1B visas to 180 days during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Thu, 14 May 2020 14:35:00 -0500{D1A2AC4F-A32D-4650-99AC-95946492AC84}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/hpi-releases-webinar-on-covid-19-poll-data HPI releases webinar on COVID-19 poll dataThe ADA Health Policy Institute held a webinar May 14 to examine the economic impact of COVID-19 on dental practices and a closer look at poll data conducted by HPI the week of May 4.Thu, 14 May 2020 13:46:00 -0500{5DF53744-528A-4BE2-9C9B-68E410F70308}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-priorities-included-in-new-heroes-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA priorities included in new HEROES ActU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a new legislative proposal May 12 that contains a number of provisions the ADA has lobbied for during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thu, 14 May 2020 10:43:00 -0500{4A4879C1-6F0C-4AB0-A206-E37905A8CD36}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/northern-california-dentist-heads-to-uganda-to-become-a-humanitarianBy David Burger Northern California dentist volunteers in Uganda as dental championTraveling with purpose is what has led Nevada City, California-based general dentist Dr. Jean Creasey to a rural district in the southwestern region of Uganda over the past 15 years as a member of the Kellermann Foundation, treating and helping educate the villagers on the importance of good oral health as a way to a better future.Wed, 13 May 2020 15:12:00 -0500{2BCFB35D-3804-4F10-A5B5-640C4657DB7D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-urges-cdc-to-update-guidance-for-dental-personnelBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges CDC to update guidance for dental personnelThe American Dental Association is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to “quickly provide guidance” on how to safely reopen dental practices during the deceleration phase of the COVID-19 outbreak. Tue, 12 May 2020 14:08:00 -0500{3E569D65-D2A1-469C-A23D-6714F57A1983}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/dental-oncologist-manages-massachusetts-army-national-guard-citizen-soldiersBy David Burger Dentist manages Massachusetts Army National Guard citizen-soldiers during pandemicAs recently as a few months ago, Dr. Ryan S. Lee, a dentist with four offices in the Northeast, never thought he’d show up at a nursing home one day to find residents – still in their beds — who had died of COVID-19 the night before.<br/>Tue, 12 May 2020 08:32:00 -0500{0D2738F9-261B-4843-B1CC-198D76E6A6DB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-members-have-governors-ears-as-states-consider-reopeningBy David Burger ADA members have governors’ ears as states consider reopeningFrom coast to coast, dentists have stepped up to provide their perspective and voices to the chorus of how to safely get back to business during a time of unprecedented challenges.Mon, 11 May 2020 16:13:00 -0500{B69F17F4-F153-48C9-80D3-472A02FAB057}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-urges-congress-to-ask-irs-to-make-paycheck-protection-program-expenses-tax-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin and Mary Beth Versaci ADA urges Congress to ask IRS to make Paycheck Protection Program expenses tax deductibleThe American Dental Association and 152 other organizations are urging Congress to ask the Internal Revenue Service to allow expenses paid for with forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan funds to be tax deductible.Mon, 11 May 2020 15:58:00 -0500{E6E4FB8E-F645-45C0-B6EA-3560C29C7781}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/fourth-wave-of-hpi-polling-shows-dental-practices-in-early-stages-of-recoveryBy Matt Carey Fourth wave of HPI polling shows dental practices in early stages of recoveryMore than 30% of dental practices were back open the week of May 4, compared to 3.4% of dental practices the week of April 20, according to the fourth round of results released May 11 from the ADA Health Policy Institute poll on the impact of COVID-19. Mon, 11 May 2020 15:43:00 -0500{B4F944D0-F99D-4388-9715-2FB67D12A837}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-tip-sheet-includes-cdc-guidance-on-identifying-counterfeit-n95-masksBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA tip sheet includes CDC guidance on identifying counterfeit N95 masksThe American Dental Association has created a tip sheet with guidance from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help health care professionals avoid buying or using counterfeit N95 respirators, which are often simply referred to as masks. Thu, 07 May 2020 15:25:00 -0500{6D2E2CBF-84F3-4054-96AF-F1016888DA76}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/hpi-releases-webinar-on-economic-impact-of-covid-19By Matt Carey HPI releases webinar on economic impact of COVID-19The ADA Health Policy Institute held a webinar April 29 with leading experts from across the dental industry to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the dental economy and what they think the future will bring. Thu, 07 May 2020 11:59:00 -0500{56FB84B9-4D1D-44E4-B8A8-4DD26905D546}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/organized-dentistry-asks-congress-for-flexibility-in-paycheck-protection-program-loansBy Jennifer Garvin Organized dentistry asks Congress for flexibility in Paycheck Protection Program loansThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is asking Congress for flexibility in the Paycheck Protection Program to allow dentists to purchase personal protective equipment as states begin the reopening phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 06 May 2020 15:46:00 -0500{63315B22-52E6-4EC4-AC37-38F077597368}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/cms-updates-covid-19-faqBy Jennifer Garvin CMS updates COVID-19 FAQThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced May 5 the agency has created a new Frequently Asked Questions page to aid state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program agencies in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 06 May 2020 14:31:00 -0500{F82875EA-C9BF-4F82-81DD-592DF0628B11}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/3m-granted-injunction-against-new-jersey-company-in-n95-price-gouging-schemeBy Kimber Solana 3M granted injunction against New Jersey company in N95 price-gouging schemeA federal judge on May 4 granted 3M, the maker of N95 masks, an injunction against a New Jersey-based company accused of using 3M’s trademarks and deliberately inflating the price of the face masks.Tue, 05 May 2020 14:18:00 -0500{A16CE338-2FDF-48BE-8316-3FFC5FA9C289}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/department-of-labor-releases-pandemic-unemployment-assistance-faqBy Jennifer Garvin Department of Labor releases Pandemic Unemployment Assistance FAQThe Department of Labor released an FAQ April 27 that addresses common questions about work search and job refusal when an individual receives Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.Tue, 05 May 2020 13:27:00 -0500{B8F1935B-1F6E-4EDF-943B-7D84C0F4A663}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-asks-congress-to-help-dental-community-in-next-covid-19-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks Congress to help dental community in next COVID-19 legislationAs Congress works on the next COVID-19 relief package, the ADA is asking lawmakers to include a number of provisions to assist the dental profession in recovery efforts.Tue, 05 May 2020 12:37:00 -0500{0F2B3ECC-15D9-40AA-97D9-6E259FF3F102}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ucla-dental-school-researchers-create-nanoparticle-that-could-improve-bone-defect-treatmentBy Mary Beth Versaci UCLA dental school researchers create nanoparticle that could improve bone defect treatmentA team of researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry has developed a nanoparticle that could improve treatment for bone defects.Tue, 05 May 2020 10:25:00 -0500{1161791C-5E7C-4A85-88F0-6D7A34DC5E1A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/practiceupdate-clinical-dentistry-channel-unveiled-to-keep-dentists-currentBy David Burger PracticeUpdate Clinical Dentistry Channel unveiled to keep dentists currentThe ADA announced May 1 the creation and launch of the PracticeUpdate Clinical Dentistry Channel, which delivers free evidence-based clinical content in general dentistry and specialty topics curated by a world-renowned editorial and advisory board.Mon, 04 May 2020 16:03:00 -0500{DE890AD3-450E-4AE6-866A-0F347B359739}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/jtf-may-4-2020 Just the FactsCOVID-19 and dental officesMon, 04 May 2020 13:53:00 -0500{93BEF7EA-570E-492B-B64F-AE76514C78BE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/snap-may-4-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryMon, 04 May 2020 13:52:00 -0500{B5965033-63B3-4021-87CD-1DD0E8602472}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/adasri-manuscript-wins-2020-william-j-gies-award-in-clinical-researchBy Mary Beth Versaci ADASRI manuscript wins 2020 William J. Gies Award in clinical researchA manuscript authored by the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute and Council on Scientific Affairs won the 2020 William J. Gies Award in clinical research from the American and International Associations for Dental Research.Mon, 04 May 2020 13:19:00 -0500{DC677A8D-C7CF-4659-877B-D6E57A26EFD6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/two-new-dental-benefit-guides-address-common-hurdles-anticipated-when-reopening-practicesBy David Burger Two new dental benefit guides address common hurdles anticipated when reopening practicesIn the face of economic challenges, the ADA has released two online guides relating to third-party payment programs available at ADA.org/virus that are intended to help smooth the path of reopening practices: Handling Contract Negotiations and Handling Eligibility VerificationMon, 04 May 2020 11:26:00 -0500{243B1E09-76CA-4F02-8D60-F21BDB8E3DEF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/maine-law-eliminates-insurance-waiting-periods-for-kidsBy Kimber Solana Maine law eliminates insurance waiting periods for kidsD 1975, An Act to Facilitate Dental Treatment for Children, enacted on March 17, enables children with private dental insurance to receive care without having to wait up to several months for coverage to start. Mon, 04 May 2020 10:46:00 -0500{2C2EB1CF-5116-42E4-812A-958D2589A609}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-journey-through-crisis-and-its-first-steps-toward-recoveryBy Dr. Chad P. Gehani, ADA president A post-pandemic futureThere is no playbook for a pandemic. The global COVID-19 crisis is unlike anything we have seen in our lifetimes. There are very few, if any, practical models for us to follow. Now, more than ever, each of us is acutely attuned to the plight of our neighbors and communities.<br/>Fri, 01 May 2020 11:40:00 -0500{D1F7A41C-A6DD-41C0-B4A6-CE7AC83DADEA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/ada-member-advantage-endorses-best-card-for-credit-card-processing ADA Member Advantage endorses Best Card for credit card processingADA Member Advantage announced May 1 that it has selected Best Card as its exclusively endorsed credit card processing solution for Association members.Fri, 01 May 2020 08:57:00 -0500{7C9D510E-3201-4EB0-BA25-609AF8F8499F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/dr-rafael-bowen-has-diedBy Mary Beth Versaci Dental materials research 'icon' who developed Bis-GMA resin diesDr. Rafael "Ray" Bowen, who made significant contributions to dental materials research and retired in 2018 after 62 years at the American Dental Association, has died.Thu, 30 Apr 2020 22:59:00 -0500{DDEFF7A5-933C-407B-A521-E9A3F61FF7DE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/agencies-submit-final-rule-extending-erisa-deadlines-during-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin Agencies submit final rule extending ERISA deadlines during pandemicThe U.S. Department of Labor said April 28 that it is extending the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 filing deadlines for certain notice and disclosure requirements in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.Thu, 30 Apr 2020 13:05:00 -0500{71C667E6-E6A6-49D3-BD49-A845DFD813A0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/find-covid-19-dental-regulations-by-state-with-ada-interactive-mapBy Mary Beth Versaci Find COVID-19 dental regulations by state with ADA interactive mapDentists can find regulations, recommendations and mandates regarding the practice of dentistry in their state during the COVID-19 pandemic on the ADA Center for Professional Success.Thu, 30 Apr 2020 10:23:00 -0500{D2D12749-7182-4F46-BB43-D34104E2F01D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/delta-dental-offers-financial-relief-to-dentists-in-midst-of-covid-19-pandemicBy David Burger Delta Dental of California, Massachusetts offer financial relief to dentists in midst of COVID-19 pandemicTwo additional Delta Dental member companies announced details April 27-28 of programs that will provide economic assistance and post-COVID-19 pandemic relief for members of its independent provider networks across 16 states and the District of Columbia. Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:52:00 -0500{87AF7945-7080-4D49-975C-13FCFBDB2BA1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-president-reopening-dental-practices-needs-a-team-approachBy Kimber Solana ADA president: Reopening dental practices needs a team approachAs some dental practices begin plans to reopen and provide nonemergency care — as some states reopen following the direction of their state — the Association is urging dentists to have robust communication and engage their dental team members to address any concerns related to returning to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 29 Apr 2020 09:54:00 -0500{536C5B8E-2118-4A93-AA43-9DA993B9AF29}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/dental-school-during-a-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin Dental school during a pandemic If this were a typical day, and if these were typical times, LaShonda would be in her pediatrics competency exam, fresh off a cup of coffee, before heading to a three-hour simulation lab.Tue, 28 Apr 2020 09:22:00 -0500{1E0A7A4C-D6D4-4178-A582-94B8B3B1ABA3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-asks-fcc-to-include-dentists-in-covid-19-telehealth-programBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks FCC to include dentists in COVID-19 Telehealth ProgramThe ADA is asking the Federal Communications Commission to extend the agency’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program to include dental practices regardless of the practice’s size, location or for-profit status.Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:17:00 -0500{44E8DB2B-2CE0-4FB7-AB71-D7BBDA3BDA02}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/third-wave-of-hpi-polling-shows-dentists-response-to-covid-19By Matt Carey Third wave of HPI polling shows dentists’ response to COVID-19The third round of results from the ADA Health Policy Institute poll on the impact of COVID-19 on dental practices was released April 27, with 79% of dentists reporting their practices are closed except for emergencies and 17% are closed completely.Mon, 27 Apr 2020 10:32:00 -0500{973FED18-C98A-4DDE-BEBA-8E0E2D314839}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-task-force-assembles-interim-guidance-toolkit-for-dentists-returning-to-workBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA task force assembles interim guidance toolkit for dentists returning to workThe ADA's Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery has developed a toolkit to help dentists return to more normal practice operations while taking precautions to protect staff, patients and themselves from COVID-19 as some states reopen.Mon, 27 Apr 2020 07:43:00 -0500{5575FD17-6807-46EC-9DC7-53CED40658BD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/sba-will-resume-accepting-paycheck-protection-program-applications-april-27 SBA will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications April 27The Small Business Administration will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program loan applications at 10:30 a.m. EST on April 27 from “approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower,” the agency said.Sun, 26 Apr 2020 08:29:00 -0500{C9CAA366-71E8-4F4E-9075-68E8655CA975}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/arizona-dental-association-hosts-one-of-the-largest-virtual-dental-conferencesBy Matt Carey Arizona Dental Association hosts one of the largest virtual dental conferences to dateScottsdale, Ariz. — In February, the Arizona Dental Association was fully prepared to host the Western Regional Dental Experience April 2-4 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel and Spa. Fri, 24 Apr 2020 14:23:00 -0500{C621E557-BD1B-4A8A-9BF6-7ADD143269BF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/house-of-representatives-passes-paycheck-protection-program-and-health-care-enhancement-actBy Jennifer Garvin House of Representatives passes Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement ActThe House of Representatives passed a new coronavirus relief bill April 23 that calls for additional funding for federal loan programs to help businesses nationwide, including dental practices, recover from the economic fallout of the pandemic.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:59:00 -0500{39A06A9A-5BDC-4AF1-8F35-BDABD1DE264C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/be-ready-to-apply-for-sba-loanBy Kirk Dewart for Dental Practice Success Be ready to apply for SBA loanA $484 billion coronavirus relief bill passed Congress April 23, and will provide additional funds to the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans as well as the Economic Injury Disaster loan advances.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:50:00 -0500{EC931554-ECAA-4263-B022-77F3C070AC34}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-streams-webinar-april-27-on-respiratory-protectionBy David Burger ADA streams webinar April 27 on respiratory protectionA recorded webinar will stream April 27 outlining the Association’s interim recommendation for personal protective equipment in dental settings as some states consider loosening social distancing mandates.<br/>Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:40:00 -0500{7032FF07-EE4C-4F29-BC13-F4EE22898E42}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-advocates-that-third-party-payers-should-modify-fee-schedulesBy David Burger ADA advocates that third-party payers modify fee schedules as dentists consider going back to workThe ADA is urging third-party payers to alter their fees to account for the increasing cost of personal protective equipment that dentists are using to protect themselves, their staff and patients.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:19:00 -0500{BA5D4F00-93E7-4B44-9BDD-FC7C6C3AA0FC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-others-ask-lawmakers-to-include-nonprofits-in-covid-19-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, others ask lawmakers to include nonprofits in COVID-19 legislationAs Congress works on the next coronavirus-related relief package, the ADA and 37 other health care organizations are asking lawmakers to support nonprofit groups in those efforts.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 10:52:00 -0500{C8834BC2-1A34-40D4-B0A2-E1D4C3AF3220}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/may-jada-discusses-calcium-hydroxide-overfill-risk-during-root-canalsBy Mary Beth Versaci May JADA discusses calcium hydroxide overfill risk during root canalsOverfill of medication or obturation materials in endodontic treatment can cause permanent neurologic injury, and there are steps clinicians can take to help prevent that, according to an article published in the May issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Wed, 22 Apr 2020 22:33:00 -0500{67653AD8-2A60-43E3-8653-72FD5D3D1DD0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/dental-groups-seek-federal-approval-to-administer-covid-19-testsBy Jennifer Garvin Dental groups seek federal approval to administer COVID-19 testsThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to “extend federal authorization for licensed dentists to conduct Food and Drug Administration-authorized, point-of-care testing” during the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:14:00 -0500{38B15349-4F90-4C42-9545-441551772655}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/american-college-of-emergency-physicians-endorses-adas-antibiotics-guidelineBy Mary Beth Versaci American College of Emergency Physicians endorses ADA's antibiotics guidelineThe American College of Emergency Physicians has endorsed the American Dental Association's clinical practice guideline on the use of antibiotics for the management of pulpal- and periapical-related pain and swelling.Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:18:00 -0500{5F14D461-C622-4202-89A5-3EB6EC0149EA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-recovery-task-force-seek-to-address-ppe-shortagesBy Kimber Solana ADA, recovery task force seek to address PPE shortagesAssociation staff and members of the ADA Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery are aware and working diligently in addressing members’ concerns over the limited availability of certain personal protective equipment items.Wed, 22 Apr 2020 11:31:00 -0500{E8676315-D491-4DD6-813F-D26969A6BD1D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/labor-ends-temporary-non-enforcement-of-paid-leave-protectionsBy Jennifer Garvin Labor ends temporary nonenforcement of paid leave protectionsThe U.S. Department of Labor announced April 20 that it is ending the temporary period of non-enforcement of paid leave protections under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:38:00 -0500{B99F5B69-192E-42FF-8AC8-272971F160FE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/senate-votes-to-expand-small-business-aidBy Jennifer Garvin Senate votes to expand small business aidThe Senate passed new coronavirus relief legislation April 21 calling for much-needed funding for depleted federal loan programs that could help businesses nationwide, including dentists and dental practices, recover from the economic fallout of the pandemic.Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:20:00 -0500{F474AAB3-6B6E-45DC-A8B8-53F83D4DC836}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-fdc-annual-meeting-postpones-registrationBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Annual Meeting postpones registrationThe American Dental Association and Florida Dental Association have postponed registration for the ADA FDC Annual Meeting from April 22 to early summer, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:19:00 -0500{797E0E01-6D10-46AC-8CCC-369BB8E65581}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/dental-organizations-urge-hhs-cms-to-release-cares-act-relief-fundsBy Jennifer Garvin Dental organizations urge HHS, CMS to release CARES Act relief fundsThe ADA, Organized Dentistry Coalition, and many state dental associations are asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act Provider Relief Fund to assist dental Medicaid providers.Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:51:00 -0500{BED5B5D0-4104-4787-896A-1BF12F354290}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/oregon-dental-association-helps-during-pandemic Oregon Dental Association dentists, volunteers donate PPE to help emergency reliefOregon Dental Association dentists, volunteers donate more than 600,000 pieces of PPE to help emergency relief effortsMon, 20 Apr 2020 10:37:00 -0500{5CC41EB6-1FA2-45A1-96EB-FDBF64FF4831}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/jtf-april-20-2020 Just the FactsCOVID-19 and dental officesMon, 20 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0500{FB06A2D4-771C-4C1D-92BD-EE09BBD51FB8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-offers-interim-guidance-as-dentists-consider-reopening-practicesBy David Burger ADA offers interim guidance as some states consider reopening“To aid dentists who may be reopening their practices when state mandates are lifted,” the ADA issued an updated statement and interim guidance April 18 on the personal protective equipment recommended in order to practice during this pandemic and minimize the risk of virus transmission.Sat, 18 Apr 2020 21:30:00 -0500{8C5877CD-C036-4C2F-9B83-8D8ACF93B87D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/wisconsin-dentists-donate-personal-protective-equipment-amid-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci Wisconsin dentists donate personal protective equipment amid COVID-19 pandemicWisconsin dentists have answered the call for personal protective equipment by organizing drives and donating their surplus supplies to hospitals and urgent care facilities treating patients with COVID-19.Fri, 17 Apr 2020 15:43:00 -0500{00B5DD18-1BB8-40E8-AD1A-3A1929F67ACB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-antibiotics-guideline-authors-to-discuss-c-diff-infections-in-dentistry-during-conferenceBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA antibiotics guideline authors to discuss C. diff infections in dentistry during Peggy Lillis Foundation conferenceTwo of the authors of the American Dental Association's antibiotics guideline will discuss C. diff infections and antibiotic stewardship in dentistry April 21 as part of a free, online conference organized by the Peggy Lillis Foundation.Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:55:00 -0500{143F6452-5184-4489-B2F7-9D7975883802}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-advises-dentists-to-follow-science-backed-guidance-regarding-covid-19-testingBy David Burger ADA advises dentists to follow science-backed guidance regarding COVID-19 testing, avoid 'gray market'The ADA is urging dentists to be cautious about using novel coronavirus diagnostic tests before they have been properly evaluated and made available for dentists.Fri, 17 Apr 2020 11:42:00 -0500{AB1E1E2E-93DC-482D-A628-5AB0FDE60D01}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-urges-hhs-to-federally-recognize-licensed-dentists-to-administer-point-of-service-covid-19-testBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges HHS to federally recognize licensed dentists to administer point of service COVID-19 testsThe ADA sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services April 17 asking the agency to “issue federal recognition that licensed dentists may administer point of service tests authorized by the Food and Drug Administration” during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:14:00 -0500{A8B50E63-C4F1-4065-91A6-C3FBAC0BCFBC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/amalgam-separator-deadline-remains-intactBy Jennifer Garvin Amalgam separator deadline remains intactThe deadline for dental offices to install amalgam separators remains intact but the Environmental Protection Agency announced March 26 that it will be initiating “a new temporary enforcement discretion policy” during the COVID-19 pandemic.Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:04:00 -0500{EBC95479-F6CF-4860-B486-0B982B16BD77}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/open-payments-data-open-to-review-until-may-15 Open Payments data open to review until May 15The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has set a deadline of May 15 for covered recipients to review and dispute Open Payments data for program year 2019. Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0500{52F77C56-93C5-4818-8FB2-F87B08A08E87}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/sba-funding-no-longer-available-for-economic-injury-disaster-loans-paycheck-protection-programBy Jennifer Garvin SBA announces funding no longer available for Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Paycheck Protection ProgramThe Small Business Administration said that as of April 16, the agency is unable to accept any new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program or the Economic Injury Disaster Loans due to a lack of funding.Thu, 16 Apr 2020 18:59:00 -0500{7FF15AFB-C156-457A-B9EB-BE82B87D9ED3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/chicago-dental-society-donates-thousands-of-supplies-to-dental-school-clinic-health-care-facilitiesBy Mary Beth Versaci Chicago Dental Society donates thousands of supplies to dental school clinic, health care facilitiesThe Chicago Dental Society and its members donated thousands of personal protective equipment to front-line health care workers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Thu, 16 Apr 2020 10:49:00 -0500{C5329724-8439-4799-8BA3-E61ED219B26E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/index-shows-that-dentists-slowly-but-surely-embracing-electronic-means-of-doing-businessBy David Burger Index shows that dentists slowly but surely embracing electronic means of doing businessDespite the ADA Council on Dental Benefits’ efforts, the practice of using automated electronic means for verifying eligibility and benefits, checking claim status or receiving and reconciling payment remains underutilized by many dental providers according to an index, said Dr. Randall Markarian, council chair.Thu, 16 Apr 2020 10:26:00 -0500{09C15995-07F5-4BCE-B908-9161FCE73525}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/sba-changes-grant-computation-for-economic-injury-disaster-loansBy Jennifer Garvin SBA changes grant computation for Economic Injury Disaster LoansThe ADA has received updated information from the Small Business Administration regarding grant advances on Economic Injury Disaster Loans during the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 15 Apr 2020 17:34:00 -0500{927C2F8D-E400-4731-AA67-7A6ED813AD58}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-president-talks-candidly-about-the-covid-19-pandemic-in-videoBy Jennifer Garvin ADA president: ‘This will pass’“Dentistry is very resilient to any obstacles put in front of the profession. It’s a great profession and if I have to do it over again, I would again want to be a dentist.” Those were the words of ADA President Chad P. Gehani in a candid interview about the Association’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Wed, 15 Apr 2020 16:20:00 -0500{7F1AB0A7-B7CF-4E47-BE01-23746EDF47FA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/north-carolina-interactive-map-launched-to-help-public-find-emergency-dental-treatmentBy David Burger North Carolina interactive map launches to help public find emergency dental treatment during pandemic A North Carolina oral health coalition, in collaboration with multiple state partners, has developed an interactive map to help guide the public to sites where emergency dental services are available throughout the Tar Heel State both during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.Wed, 15 Apr 2020 14:07:00 -0500{157A5143-A013-4813-8A94-4BE0DB16B1FF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-president-appoints-task-force-for-dental-practice-recovery-after-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA president appoints task force for dental practice recovery after COVID-19 pandemicAmerican Dental Association President Chad P. Gehani has assembled an advisory task force to oversee the ADA’s development of tools for dentists as they bounce back from the effects of practice restrictions and closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:04:00 -0500{368D9EA7-B59D-4E12-A779-682D3733DBA3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-asks-congress-to-ensure-appropriate-ppe-for-all-health-care-workersBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks Congress to ensure appropriate PPE for all health care workersThe ADA is calling on Congress to help ensure there is appropriate personal protective equipment available to all health care providers — including dentists — who continue to provide emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:32:00 -0500{A2269F84-75F4-4A0B-ABBD-8CF9F4AE902D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/homeland-security-issues-alert-on-cybercriminals-increasingly-exploiting-covid19-pandemic Homeland Security issues alert on cybercriminals increasingly exploiting COVID-19 pandemicThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued an alert April 8 warning that cybercriminals are increasingly exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to target individuals, small and medium businesses and large organizations.Tue, 14 Apr 2020 08:06:00 -0500{2BDAF8EA-1EF4-442A-B5E0-AB55E0E0F176}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-thanks-rep-huizenga-for-heroes-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA thanks Rep. Huizenga for HEROES ActThe ADA is thanking Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., for introducing legislation to assist health care workers serving on the front lines of COVID-19.Mon, 13 Apr 2020 14:15:00 -0500{1D0F5CF6-D041-4337-816B-88C7521AA63B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-asks-congress-to-increase-funding-extend-dates-for-small-business-administration-loansBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks Congress to increase funding, extend dates for Small Business Administration loansThe ADA is urging Congress to continue supporting small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing funding and streamlining the application process for Small Business Administration loans.Mon, 13 Apr 2020 14:08:00 -0500{B53C65C0-0999-4D23-AB48-795F5A951E46}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/free-ada-webinar-aims-to-help-dentists-plan-recovery-during-and-after-pandemic Free ADA webinar aims to help dentists plan recovery during, after pandemic The ADA is streaming a free webinar April 14 intended to help dentists jump-start their recovery process during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.Fri, 10 Apr 2020 15:00:00 -0500{72BB8105-905C-4F8D-99F8-9A5613B0F3D6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-board-of-trustees-holds-historic-all-digital-meeting-april-3By Judy Jakush ADA Board of Trustees holds historic all-digital meeting April 3The ADA Board of Trustees traditionally holds six meetings a year at Association Headquarters in Chicago, but this year, for the first time, the Board held its April meeting via Zoom — an all digital meeting. Fri, 10 Apr 2020 14:04:00 -0500{7A801F3A-9021-405E-A07C-F270FDE48AF2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/second-week-of-hpi-polling-shows-dentists-response-to-covid-19By Matt Carey Second week of HPI polling shows dentists’ response to COVID-19The second round of results from the ADA Health Policy Institute poll on the impact of COVID-19 on dental practices showed significant financial impact, with collections for the vast majority of dentists less than 5% of what is typical in their practice. Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:32:00 -0500{ECB6AC7A-9ECE-401D-99B2-240BD5E1BECF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/new-ada-course-to-answer-army-of-questions-about-coding-accuratelyBy David Burger New ADA course to answer army of questions about coding accuratelyAs the source of dental procedure codes, the ADA has created a new online training course to ensure that dentists and their team members confidently understand CDT codes and how to use them correctly. Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:12:00 -0500{632E831E-A912-47F3-AC24-4B68C094D08C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/webinar-on-small-business-administration-loans-available-onlineBy Jennifer Garvin Webinar on Small Business Administration loans available onlineThe ADA webinar, Small Business Administration Loans: Understanding the Options for Dentist Owners, is available online.Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:26:00 -0500{6CF3DD90-7847-4226-A478-6E25F09FAD6A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/researcher-professor-remembered-for-contributions-to-dentistryBy David Burger Researcher remembered for contributions to dentistry succumbs to COVID-19 complicationsDr. Leo M. Sreebny, Ph.D., who had a long and distinguished career in academia as a professor of dentistry and researcher, particularly in issues related to saliva and dry mouth, died April 5 from complications of COVID-19 at age 98.<br/>Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:11:00 -0500{5518060D-DD60-404E-BB92-08BE6C91475B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-urges-third-party-payers-to-adapt-coding-and-billing-proceduresBy David Burger ADA urges third-party payers to adapt coding, billing procedures to help patients recoverThe American Dental Association sent a letter to third-party payers urging that administrators of dental benefit plans adjust and adapt reimbursement procedures important to dentists and patients — including coverage for temporary procedures and adjusting fee schedules to account for cost of increasing infection control procedures ?— in the midst of the “unprecedented and extraordinary circumstances dentists and their patients face” during the pandemic.Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:51:00 -0500{22853883-0D12-4C0A-B875-31B612FAF44B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/free-ada-webinar-exploring-radiographs-and-diagnostic-imagingBy David Burger ADA free webinar exploring radiographs, diagnostic imagingIn a time when teledentistry is gaining more attention during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA will stream a free webinar in May that takes a close look at the different types of images needed for diagnosis, treatment planning and operative procedures.Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:30:00 -0500{33EEB606-543D-43CE-AF9A-9BBFFE094D3A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-council-affirms-importance-of-code-of-ethics-during-covid-19-pandemicBy David Burger ADA council affirms importance of code of ethics during COVID-19 pandemicThe ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs’ ethics subcommittee authored an online essay as part of its Ethical Moment series in the May issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, affirming that the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct is just as important as ever when making the difficult decisions they encounter on a daily basis. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:34:00 -0500{F58C35E7-E59A-4193-AC87-6BA8C8F3C8E2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-seeks-participants-for-2020-snodent-review ADA seeks participants for 2020 SNODENT reviewThe American Dental Association is seeking qualified individuals to join a canvass committee to consider approval of the 2020 revision of the Systemized Nomenclature of Dentistry. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:54:00 -0500{15040BB6-241D-4CF5-BAC4-2D8F6F5A4B07}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-leadership-answers-member-questions-about-minimizing-risk-of-covid-19-transmissionBy David Burger ADA leadership answers members’ questions about minimizing risk of COVID-19 transmissionA panel of ADA experts answered members’ questions in a video released April 8 regarding the Association’s interim guidance for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 transmission while performing emergency and urgent dental care.Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:41:00 -0500{C288CB72-97B2-469E-8B89-E0463BBD3015}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/coda-site-visits-rescheduled-to-2021-due-to-covid19By Kimber Solana CODA site visits rescheduled to 2021 due to COVID-19The Commission on Dental Accreditation announced April 3 that it will reschedule all postponed and remaining site visits this year, including regular/reaccreditation and special focused site visits, to 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:20:00 -0500{314A1863-347E-4FAD-9C84-F28B898D0585}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/coda-asks-accredited-dental-programs-for-details-on-covid19-responseBy Kimber Solana CODA asks accredited dental programs for details on COVID-19 responseThe Commission on Dental Accreditation announced April 3 that it directed all CODA-accredited dental programs to submit a report by May 15 on their use of distance learning, enhanced activities and other educational modalities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:09:00 -0500{76331223-244D-4C50-8E12-35EFE9182350}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-offers-free-e-books-on-managing-finances-hipaa-training-april-8-14 ADA offers free e-books on managing finances, HIPAA training April 8-14As part of its ongoing efforts to support dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA is offering members two free e-books the week of April 8-14: “Managing Finances: Best Practices” and “The ADA Practical Guide to HIPAA Training.”Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:26:00 -0500{36AC4BEE-BD15-4ADD-A502-8080E3B6AE15}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ocr-warns-of-imposter-posing-as-investigator OCR warns of imposter posing as investigatorWashington — The Office for Civil Rights released a statement April 3 warning of an individual posing as an OCR investigator. The imposter has been calling entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 in an attempt to get patient information.Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:45:00 -0500{77C67070-E4ED-4DE2-985C-95755A915BE0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/10-under-10-awards-recognizing-the-unsung-heroes-of-the-professionBy Kimber Solana 10 Under 10 Awards: Recognizing the ‘unsung heroes’ of the professionThe ADA announced April 6 the recipients of its third annual 10 Under 10 Awards, which recognizes 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence early in their careers.Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:41:00 -0500{D600E094-7AC5-4236-907F-1EAE4845D13F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/small-business-administration-says-dentists-can-apply-for-disaster-and-paycheck-protection-loansBy Jennifer Garvin Small Business Administration: Dentists can apply for both economic injury disaster and paycheck protection program loansDentists can apply for both Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans, the Small Business Administration told the American Dental Association on April 6.Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:28:00 -0500{D46CB6BE-9501-4F80-9E9A-1C961FF9A75A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/new-clinical-dental-licensure-examination-to-launch-in-juneBy Kimber Solana New clinical dental licensure examination to launch in JuneThe Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination, or DLOSCE, is expected to launch in June, the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations announced April 2.Mon, 06 Apr 2020 08:46:00 -0500{59A13571-90D6-4BA3-9C5C-81080060D62B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-asks-treasury-department-small-business-administration-to-clarify-intent-of-interim-ruleBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks Treasury Department, Small Business Administration to clarify intent of interim ruleThe Association continues to wait for clear guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration on the best way to help dentists considering applying for Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans and Economic Injury Disaster Loans.Sun, 05 Apr 2020 11:09:00 -0500{E79C4957-EB61-4867-B4E0-7E7D9CEC2C11}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/jtf-april-6-2020 Just the FactsCOVID-19 and dental officesFri, 03 Apr 2020 16:39:00 -0500{09578A2D-A2A0-4F88-AFFE-5859C373B5C5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/jadas-new-csa-corner-highlights-ace-panel-survey-results-on-hpv-vaccineBy Mary Beth Versaci JADA’s new CSA Corner highlights ACE Panel survey results on HPV vaccineDentists’ comfort levels and perceived roles in discussing and administering the human papillomavirus vaccine appear to vary, according to the results of an American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel survey published in The Journal of the American Dental Association.Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:06:00 -0500{84A34332-C72F-43B3-B302-AF678ABCC344}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-shares-paycheck-protection-program-informationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA will share Paycheck Protection Program information as soon as it becomes availableThe Association is waiting for clear guidance from the Small Business Administration on the best way to help dentists considering applying for Paycheck Protection Program 7(a) loans.Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:40:00 -0500{0BBB0A55-7EAD-4AFC-B199-D6C18D19C4CE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/office-of-federal-student-aid-has-an-faq-for-student-loan-questionsBy Jennifer Garvin Office of Federal Student Aid has an FAQ for student loan questionsThe U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid has published an extensive FAQ addressing student loans, including answered questions that cover several new provisions from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:42:00 -0500{5AD3E886-06BC-4706-873E-7923AD4E13A9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/kansas-city-university-names-dr-linda-c-niessen-as-dental-school-founding-deanBy Kimber Solana Kansas City University names Dr. Linda C. Niessen as dental school founding deanKansas City University announced March 30 that it named Dr. Linda C. Niessen as its founding dean of the KCU College of Dental Medicine, which is slated to open in fall 2022 on its Joplin, Missouri, campus.Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:53:00 -0500{AEFAF438-03B6-4307-B6C4-F11726C32C38}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/harvard-dental-student-recipient-of-health-literacy-essay-contestBy David Burger Harvard dental student recipient of health literacy essay contestAn essay on community water fluoridation yielded a Harvard University dental student a first-place win in the annual American Dental Association’s Health Literacy in Dentistry essay contest.<br/>Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:49:00 -0500{668DDB35-1A4D-434E-9995-19C17A666D5E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/code-maintenance-committee-approves-new-codes-associated-with-vapingBy David Burger Code Maintenance Committee approves new codes associated with vaping, teledentistryOn the heels of the ADA’s December interim policy on vaping comes a new CDT code that references counseling services about high-risk substance use including vaping.Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:27:00 -0500{02B1428A-3777-40A1-9C1A-477B1654E241}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-urges-dentists-to-heed-april-30-interim-postponement-recommendationBy David Burger ADA urges dentists to heed April 30 interim postponement recommendationIn a statement issued April 1, the ADA issued an interim recommendation that “dentists keep their offices closed to all but urgent and emergency procedures until April 30 at the earliest.” Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:48:00 -0500{B36EF534-6BC3-4E39-ADDE-70F43DB94901}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-releases-interim-guidance-on-minimizing-covid-19-transmission-risk-when-treating-emergenciesBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA releases interim guidance on minimizing COVID-19 transmission risk when treating dental emergenciesThe American Dental Association has released interim guidance for dentists on how to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission before, during and after treating dental emergencies.Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:20:00 -0500{33F400D5-3567-4A27-8DF4-C153CF99002C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-labor-dept-updateBy Jennifer Garvin Labor Department says employers with fewer than 50 employees may be exempt from new lawEmployers with fewer than 50 employees, including dental practices, may be exempt from a provision in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that requires them to provide emergency paid sick leave and expanded medical leave to employees in certain COVID-19 circumstances, the Department of Labor said April 1.Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:18:00 -0500{B071C7F0-C96D-4F43-9D2C-F14AE9717FAD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/irs-publishes-employee-retention-credit-faq IRS publishes Employee Retention Credit FAQThe Internal Revenue Service has published an FAQ on the Employee Retention Credit in regards to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:12:00 -0500{7846A092-F6EC-494F-A253-DED2BC4F16F4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-offers-free-e-books-on-professional-risk-osha-from-april-1-7 ADA offers free e-books on professional risk, OSHA from April 1-7As part of its ongoing efforts to support dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA is offering members two free e-books the week of April 1-7: “Managing Professional Risks: Best Practices” and “The ADA Practical Guide to OSHA Training: Compliance for Dental Professionals.” Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:29:00 -0500{0DF8E583-55CC-465C-A22C-607AF730A3B3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/hpi-poll-examines-impact-of-covid-19-on-dental-practicesBy Matt Carey HPI poll examines impact of COVID-19 on dental practicesThe ADA Health Policy Institute launched an ongoing biweekly poll the week of March 23 that shows 76% of dentists surveyed had closed their offices to all but emergency patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Another 19% indicated their offices are closed completely. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:27:00 -0500{E99C3225-1A85-4C08-84B0-D77EB00A0F01}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-member-advantage-ends-chase-endorsement-for-credit-card-processing ADA Member Advantage ends Chase endorsement for credit card processingADA Member Advantage announced April 1 it ended its endorsement relationship with Chase for credit card processing.Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:02:00 -0500{43B86FB9-9BFD-40E0-8D7B-601C51D31158}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/delta-dental-member-companies-begin-offering-financial-assistance-during-pandemicBy David Burger Delta Dental member companies begin offering financial assistance during pandemicThe ADA is calling on third-party payers to support dental practices in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/><br/>Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:33:00 -0500{2338F250-9580-4816-A6CD-79AFF25AE6FE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/dr-glick-to-step-down-march-31-as-jada-editorBy Mary Beth Versaci Dr. Glick to step down March 31 as JADA editorDr. Michael Glick, professor in oral diagnostic sciences at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, is stepping down as editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association effective March 31. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:20:00 -0500{D2EEBE11-0ED0-4FFF-BC84-758A7FD7944A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-board-authorizes-two-national-searches-for-editors-of-jada-jada-openBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA Board authorizes two national searches for editors of JADA, JADA OpenThe ADA Board of Trustees has authorized the searches for the next editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association and the founding editor of JADA Open, a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal spanning basic and clinical sciences to advance research in oral health.Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:29:00 -0500{624A771E-4348-4835-92E8-30C28533B4D0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-joins-other-health-care-organizations-in-appeal-for-more-ppeBy David Burger ADA joins other health care organizations in appeal for more PPE, other suppliesThe ADA and other health care organizations signed a public statement March 27 saying they “strongly” support emergency efforts at the federal level to dramatically increase the production and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other necessary medical equipment and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:19:00 -0500{6D082831-E64B-46E4-A07D-8B3E47DAC5E6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/house-passes-cares-act-covid-19-relief-billBy Jennifer Garvin CARES Act becomes lawThe House passed a $2 trillion stimulus package March 27 aimed at helping the people, states and businesses nationwide devastated by the coronavirus pandemic that was later signed into law by President Donald Trump.Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:17:00 -0500{C36999FE-6EF2-425D-A681-06ECA793D0B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/university-of-washington-school-of-dentistry-appoints-dr-gary-chiodo-as-dean University of Washington School of Dentistry appoints Dr. Gary Chiodo as deanThe University of Washington School of Dentistry announced March 26 that Dr. Gary Chiodo, its interim dean since August 2018, will now serve a full five-year term as dean.Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:01:00 -0500{F22EF20F-8AD3-4BB3-877F-4FFA9C052567}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/university-of-minnesota-dental-school-appoints-dr-keith-a-mays-as-interim-dean University of Minnesota dental school appoints Dr. Keith A. Mays as interim deanThe University of Minnesota School of Dentistry announced March 19 that it named Dr. Keith A. Mays, Ph.D, as its interim dean for two years beginning May 15.Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:54:00 -0500{94D392E1-7375-4A83-B92E-9312D2647DE4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/association-offers-resources-on-handling-stress-during-a-pandemic Association offers resources on handling stress during a pandemicNoting that we’re living through a time of uncertainty and it’s normal to feel stressed and anxious, the Center for Professional Success today posted free resources on stress management to help dentists navigate this time of uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:16:00 -0500{15747998-668D-4CC0-92DF-86FDC7671F3F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/labor-dept-releases-new-guidance-in-response-to-families-first-coronavirus-response-actBy Jennifer Garvin Labor Dept. releases new guidance in response to Families First Coronavirus Response ActThe U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division released new guidance March 26 to help workers and employers understand provisions included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:50:00 -0500{2F575682-C28C-4177-A6EC-CDAD5BB945A7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/two-march-27-webinars-focus-on-surviving-financial-storm-caused-by-pandemicBy David Burger Two March 27 webinars focus on surviving financial storm caused by pandemicThe ADA is presenting two free webinars March 27, aiming to help dentists financially weather the economic downturn during the COVID-19 outbreak and illustrate how ADA advocacy has helped turn the tide.<br/>Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:52:00 -0500{0B088666-4A7D-47A4-A567-8E113FD38CAE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/fdi-world-dental-congress-canceledBy David Burger FDI World Dental Congress canceledThis year’s FDI World Dental Congress, scheduled for September in Shanghai, China, is canceled due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, according to a March 26 news release. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:41:00 -0500{A6304950-C72E-47A2-8152-9A5B1925ABA3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/epa-releases-expanded-list-of-sars-cov-2-disinfectants EPA releases expanded list of SARS-CoV-2 disinfectantsWashington — The Environmental Protection Agency announced March 13 that it was adding nearly 200 additional products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:27:00 -0500{D2853F88-3BB9-43E7-A02A-298B868EDC13}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/fda-alerts-health-care-providers-of-epipen-autoinjector-errors FDA alerts health care providers of EpiPen auto-injector errorsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced March 24 that it is alerting health care professionals, patients and caregivers of EpiPen autoinjector errors related to device malfunctions and user administration.Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:04:00 -0500{44FDE037-A8F9-48C4-B330-7E40E7019845}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-member-advantage-endorsed-company-lenovo-offers-remote-work-and-school-solutionsAn article from Dental Practice Success ADA Member Advantage-endorsed company, Lenovo, offers remote work and school solutionsGiven recent school cancellations and state orders to shelter in place, some households may be experiencing the strain of sharing family computers. ADA Member Advantage states that members are eligible for savings of up to 46% on select items from their endorsed technology provider, Lenovo, during a special sale on computers. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:48:00 -0500{3362A4CD-EA3E-48A8-A320-C02480096A2D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/senate-passes-cares-actBy Jennifer Garvin Senate passes CARES ActThe ADA sent out an Issues Alert March 25 from ADA President Chad P. Gehani following the Senate's passing of a $2 trillion stimulus package to help the people, states and businesses nationwide devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:21:00 -0500{2309DF9C-80E4-4B63-8DA9-941C0F140DF3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-offers-free-e-book-resourcesBy Matt Carey ADA offers free e-book resources on management, regulatory issuesBeginning March 25, the ADA is offering members two free e-books a week. Until March 31, members can access “Managing the Regulatory Environment: Best Practices” and “A Dentist’s Guide to the Law: 228 Things Every Dentist Should Know” free of charge. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:10:00 -0500{4AB0F60C-59C4-437B-AF5F-AFB63FC998B5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-member-advantage-endorsed-companies-respond-to-covid-19-pandemic<span>An article from Dental Practice Success</span> ADA Member Advantage-endorsed companies respond to COVID-19 pandemicDuring these uncertain times, there is a lot of anxiety and understandably some of that comes in the form of financial worries. ADA Member Advantage-endorsed companies that provide financial services have offered information for their customers and ADA members. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:11:00 -0500{BB5A58DA-304B-4414-8C07-26AF6EAFEEE0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/april-jada-compares-zirconia-ceramic-fixed-dental-prostheses-with-metal-ceramicBy Mary Beth Versaci April JADA compares zirconia-ceramic fixed dental prostheses with metal-ceramicPosterior multiunit zirconia-ceramic restorations are slightly more susceptible to chipping of the veneering ceramic than metal-ceramic restorations, but they are considered a reliable treatment in the medium term, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the April issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:08:00 -0500{74868844-260C-4371-A971-6E140E1332EF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/lawmakers-reach-agreement-on-covid-19-relief-bill-cares-actBy Jennifer Garvin Lawmakers reach agreement on CARES ActFollowing several days of discussions, legislators reached a deal early March 25 on a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at helping the people, states and businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Wed, 25 Mar 2020 06:55:00 -0500{04CDF53A-84D4-4DFD-BDA3-B2F4F0F61C5E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-urges-cdc-for-guidance-on-protecting-dental-patients-staff-from-covid-19-during-emergencies<p>By Jennifer Garvin</p> ADA urges CDC to provide ‘immediate guidance’ on protecting dental patients, staff from COVID-19 during emergency treatmentsThe American Dental Association is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide immediate guidance on the best way to protect dental patients and staff from the transmission of COVID-19 during emergency and urgent care situations. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:06:00 -0500{BEBE6FA7-3852-4103-B220-8E9D1607E48E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/hrsa-updates-faqs-for-health-centers-during-covid-19 HRSA updates FAQs for health centers during COVID-19The Health Resources and Services Administration says it is working to keep health centers and health center program partners updated on the latest information regarding COVID-19.Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:31:00 -0500{0921E86B-4721-4484-B800-B112E9776213}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/scholarship-due-date-for-dental-education-program-for-directors-pushed-to-april-15By Kimber Solana Scholarship due date for dental education program for directors pushed to April 15The extension comes after it was announced the program will now be held Oct. 22-23 in Atlanta due to concerns over COVID-19. LEAP was originally set for May 7-8. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:53:00 -0500{D0FFBD0C-BE21-4D1E-983D-B3BD9A86D1B1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/how-dentists-can-keep-the-lights-on-during-economic-downturnBy David Burger How dentists can keep the lights on during economic downturnThe ADA is streaming a free practice management webinar March 25 designed to help dentists predict short- and long-term impacts on their business operations during tough economic times and teach them how taking the right steps now can minimize their risk during the COVID-19 outbreak and its aftermath.<br/>Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:33:00 -0500{EFDC35B8-1B4D-41D2-8C04-CE83A8135906}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-thanks-dentists-for-grassroots-efforts-in-response-to-cares-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA president thanks dentists for grassroots efforts in response to CARES ActAs the Senate works to pass a stimulus package aimed at granting relief to the millions of Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ADA is thanking dentists across the nation for making their voices heard in Washington on that same legislation.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:33:00 -0500{59A857FC-9787-424B-A96E-9969144E0211}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/dea-call-center-suspends-phone-operations DEA Call Center suspends phone operationsSpringfield, Virginia — The Drug Enforcement Administration announced that effective March 23, the DEA Call Center has temporarily suspended phone operations due to COVID-19 pandemic. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:54:00 -0500{CC9F683B-9C75-4EBC-BF08-A65DB0251F0E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-initiates-grassroots-campaign-in-response-to-cares-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA initiates grassroots campaign in response to CARES ActThe ADA is calling on dentists everywhere to contact their legislators today ahead of the Senate’s vote on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.Sun, 22 Mar 2020 18:47:00 -0500{F7C34D98-4E91-4173-8C70-8758CED2B6FF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-lobbies-congress-on-cares-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA lobbies Congress on CARES ActThe ADA on March 20 sent out a Legislative Issues Alert to dentists, assuring them that the Association continues to lobby on their behalf in response to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:22:00 -0500{3FFF06E1-74F8-4607-896A-A45566845C52}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-infection-control-webinar-liveBy David Burger ADA infection control webinar liveThe ADA posted an on-demand webinar March 20 offering answers to frequently asked questions about infection control in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:59:00 -0500{A1102AC4-C42C-43B0-82DB-5D7D60771E7E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-other-organizations-outline-economic-response-needs-to-survive-pandemicBy Kimber Solana ADA, other organizations outline economic response needs to survive pandemicThe ADA and nearly 100 other organizations are asking Congress and the White House to help businesses survive the coronavirus crisis by reducing their costs and increasing their cash flow as much as possible in the coming weeks.Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:16:00 -0500{301706A8-00F2-421A-A5C6-29ECC930C0D9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-begins-to-address-coding-and-billing-procedures-during-covid-19-outbreakBy David Burger ADA begins to address coding, billing procedures during COVID-19 outbreakThe ADA is releasing a guide intended to help dental offices navigate issues related to coding and billing for virtual check-ins in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.<br/>Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:52:00 -0500{D0AB9F9B-4378-4DB3-9277-DD565323F7DD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/dental-trade-alliances-appoints-new-ceo20200319t160413 Dental Trade Alliance appoints new CEOArlington, Va. — The Dental Trade Alliance announced March 10 that it appointed Gregory Chavez as CEO. Mr. Chavez, formerly the executive vice president of operations and membership at The Vision Council, will be taking over for Gary Price.Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:04:00 -0500{797B1FB0-3BA7-466D-B745-DF3E94A90AB2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-urges-congress-to-increase-relief-for-small-businesses-dentist-ownersBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges Congress to increase relief for small businesses, dentist ownersAs Congress works on a third legislation package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the ADA is asking lawmakers to include provisions on how to assist dental practices and other small businesses facing economic burdens.Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:51:00 -0500{D65D8BF0-23F2-4D9C-BA8E-71127A97A775}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-other-dental-organizations-ask-labor-dept-to-help-small-businessesBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, other dental organizations ask Labor Department to help small businessesThe ADA, along with a large group of other dental organizations, told the U.S. Department of Labor that they are concerned about provisions in HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act as related to family and medical leave and paid sick leave.Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:07:00 -0500{1385A2DA-1C16-41E9-BD65-EFF432D2504B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/infection-control-webinar-from-ada-and-osap-available-late-march-20By David Burger Infection control webinar from ADA, OSAP available late March 20On March 20, the ADA will release an on-demand webinar offering answers to frequently asked questions about infection control protocol and procedures related to COVID-19.Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:20:00 -0500{6E455179-6004-4B69-B3F2-FF921C9AFBAB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/irs-delays-federal-tax-payments-until-july-15By Mary Beth Versaci Treasury, IRS delay federal tax filing, payments until July 15Taxpayers do not need to file or pay their federal income taxes until July 15, after the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service extended both deadlines from April 15.Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:05:00 -0500{F8EBE23D-5F37-4E76-B0E4-5C2C714CEF0E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-alerts-dentists-as-coronavirus-legislation-reaches-senateBy Jennifer Garvin Senate passes coronavirus legislative packageThe Senate and House have passed a coronavirus legislation package that includes three issues important to dentistry that will next head to the White House where President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:01:00 -0500{0F9B3CF1-F061-48CE-B0F5-9C367DB7D1CB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/association-provides-coronavirus-infection-control-resources-for-dentistsBy Matt Carey Association provides coronavirus infection control resources for dentistsThe ADA is sharing with members the CDC guidelines on the use of personal protective equipment on its website dedicated to COVID-19. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 09:43:00 -0500{C6FA62EA-B68F-4168-A7C9-783EA6C6B0F2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-develops-guidance-on-dental-emergency-nonemergency-careBy Kimber Solana ADA develops guidance on dental emergency, nonemergency careThe ADA provided its members and their patients detailed guidance on March 18 on what to consider dental emergencies and nonemergencies dental care as part of an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and alleviate the burden on hospital and emergency departments. Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:41:00 -0500{36E65FCE-B12F-4239-9ABA-FABB5677401B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/free-ada-webinar-offering-answers-to-pressing-questionsBy David Burger Free ADA webinar offering answers to pressing COVID-19 questionsThe ADA is partnering with the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention in providing a free on-demand webinar on Friday, March 20, with content for the program based on questions the ADA has received from members looking for guidance while navigating the novel coronavirus pandemic. Tue, 17 Mar 2020 17:43:00 -0500{08515BAC-914A-4E68-9031-6E64A6A780AF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-lobbies-coronavirus-legislative-packageBy Jennifer Garvin ADA lobbies Congress’ coronavirus legislative packageAs Congress works on legislation in response to the coronavirus disease outbreak, the ADA is working to ensure that those bills include provisions that are beneficial to dentists — particularly dental practice owners — and their patients.Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:17:00 -0500{178FF661-82AE-48F6-BFD5-B5163E7A3506}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-recommending-dentists-postpone-elective-proceduresBy David Burger ADA recommending dentists postpone elective procedures The ADA is recommending that dentists nationwide postpone elective procedures in response to the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, across the country.Mon, 16 Mar 2020 18:20:00 -0500{D8A400FB-D6D0-4DCE-84A0-FD5ECF4D096B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/association-warns-members-on-potential-coronavirus-related-phishing-emailsBy Kimber Solana Association warns members on potential coronavirus-related phishing emailsThe Association is asking member dentists and their dental teams to increase their vigilance over phishing emails as a result of the coronavirus, known as COVID-19.<br/>Attackers often use emergencies as an opportunity to send fake emails tailored to that situation, the association said. Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:29:00 -0500{450FFDC7-A99F-467B-887E-A6AAC8113741}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/jtf-march-16-2020 Just the FactsFirst-year tuition Mon, 16 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0500{6F640DA6-57FE-4EEB-B6E0-3FB7578FAA39}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/snapshots-march-16-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryAllied dental vs predoctoral dental graduatesMon, 16 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0500{30FE0268-CDB0-4729-A7BB-7E3A5593C315}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/osha-issues-coronavirus-guidanceBy Jennifer Garvin OSHA issues coronavirus guidanceThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued new guidance for health care providers to prepare workplaces for COVID-19.Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:12:00 -0500{E57654F3-CFCC-4B3A-A851-3C2F1C0EEB81}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-asks-congress-to-include-dentists-and-patients-in-coronavirus-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA to Congress: Include dentists, patients in coronavirus legislationThe American Dental Association is urging Congress to include oral health care providers and their patients in any legislation proposed to confront the coronavirus disease outbreak. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 12:44:00 -0500{F6654B4B-0575-4EAA-8339-C98785C7DB20}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-adds-frequently-asked-questions-from-dentists-to-coronavirus-resourcesBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA adds frequently asked questions from dentists to coronavirus resourcesWith the coronavirus disease now deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the American Dental Association updated its webpage on the disease March 11 to include a link to frequently asked questions from member dentists covering topics such as personal protective equipment and patient communications.Thu, 12 Mar 2020 16:47:00 -0500{4A29E980-0252-4CF4-A153-E2FD209E1DAF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-launches-new-ada-science-and-research-instituteBy Mary Beth Versaci Association launches new ADA Science & Research InstituteThe American Dental Association launched the new ADA Science & Research Institute LLC on Jan. 1, bringing together the Science Institute in Chicago and research group in Gaithersburg, Maryland, that previously reported to the ADA Foundation.Thu, 12 Mar 2020 08:07:00 -0500{E6339BE1-BC4A-469D-B8E4-28070292D54B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/iadr-aadr-cancel-general-session-in-light-of-coronavirusBy Mary Beth Versaci IADR, AADR cancel general session in light of coronavirusThe International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental Research have canceled their general session scheduled for March 18-21 in Washington, D.C., in light of the coronavirus disease outbreak.Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:32:00 -0500{AA131C31-0485-4492-837F-AA1CC72F202E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/connecticut-foundation-for-dental-outreach-postpones-free-dental-clinic-amid-coronavirus-concernsBy Mary Beth Versaci Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach postpones Mission of Mercy dental clinic amid coronavirus concernsThe Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach has postponed the Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic scheduled for March 20-21 in Danbury, Connecticut, "out of abundant caution" amid the coronavirus disease outbreak.Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:36:00 -0500{3BE6899F-27F6-4CA1-B22D-0CAB6B4075E2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/adea-cancels-annual-session-due-to-coronavirus-concernsBy Kimber Solana ADEA cancels annual session due to coronavirus concernsThe American Dental Education Association announced March 9 it has cancelled its annual session due to the coronavirus disease, now named COVID-19.Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:14:00 -0500{7051EEDE-B90C-4217-A611-8122C988A5F7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/the-decision-to-specializeBy Jennifer Garvin The decision to specializeThe question surfaces at the beginning of dental school, maybe even sooner, when the dream first takes hold. What kind of dentist do I want to be? Do I want to be a general dentist? An oral surgeon? A pediatric dentist? Every student’s path to becoming a dentist is unique. Choosing whether to specialize is no different.Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:41:00 -0500{64B097A8-879C-4CDF-8461-BD2777E71CB7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/evidence-does-not-support-classifying-fluoride-as-hazardBy David Burger Study: Evidence does not support classifying fluoride as cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced March 5 that it does not find that the National Toxicology Program adequately supported its conclusion that fluoride is “presumed” to be a cognitive neurodevelopmental hazard to humans.Tue, 10 Mar 2020 09:53:00 -0500{937D996F-B116-4CD5-A103-BA5CF53F22D3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/new-ada-resource-supports-expectant-dentistsBy David Burger New ADA resource supports expectant dentistsThe ADA’s Council on Dental Practice, in collaboration with the New Dentist Committee and several external dental consultants, has developed the new Guidelines for Practice Success module on Managing Pregnancy, a resource that combines best practices with practical information to guide new dentists through the process of managing a new chapter in the lives and careers. Tue, 10 Mar 2020 07:39:00 -0500{09D9BB73-6C40-423D-9B0D-58D4B7954864}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/howard-dental-school-celebrates-gkas Howard dental school celebrates GKASThe Howard University College of Dentistry treated 35 students from Washington’s Raymond Elementary School at a Feb. 7 Give Kids A Smile event. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:56:00 -0500{CC317089-D4C8-4658-BEE3-32B08DAF7378}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/illinois-orthodontist-wins-ada-stanford-award-for-retainer-researchBy Mary Beth Versaci Illinois orthodontist wins ADA Stanford Award for retainer researchAn Illinois orthodontist won the American Dental Association's 2019 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award for her research paper evaluating the effects of eight cleaning methods on copolyester polymer, a material commonly used in clear thermoplastic retainers.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 15:11:00 -0600{E79DBF8C-DC82-4452-8081-F634FD36C96A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-seeks-clarification-from-hhs-regarding-chief-dental-officerBy Jennifer Garvin ADA seeks clarification from HHS regarding chief dental officerThe American Dental Association is applauding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to appoint a chief dental officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid but would like to confirm the position is exclusive to CMS.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 14:50:00 -0600{91271A73-3836-4D0E-9246-AC9A9A52BC51}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/private-practice-pays-100000-settlement-for-potential-hipaa-violation Private practice pays $100,000 settlement for potential HIPAA violationOgden, Utah — The Office for Civil Rights announced March 3 that it had reached a settlement with Dr. Steven A. Porter’s medical practice to settle a potential violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act security rule.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 14:13:00 -0600{8889D749-F61B-4090-A53B-C4098BDC3B14}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/wisconsin-faces-wave-of-anti-fluoridation-effortsBy David Burger Wisconsin faces wave of anti-fluoridation effortsThe ADA and the Wisconsin Dental Association are partnering up with other fluoridated water proponents to address February anti-fluoridation movements in three Wisconsin municipalities: Lake Delton, Berlin and Hayward.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 08:20:00 -0600{642C3E24-012E-41E5-994D-F3AA4ED140C9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/dental-fluorosis-generally-less-noticeable-over-timeBy David Burger Study: Dental fluorosis generally less noticeable over timeResults from a University of Iowa College of Dentistry study suggest that mild and moderate dental fluorosis is generally less noticeable over time, validating the beliefs of some supporters of community water fluoridation that there have been overestimates of fluorosis prevalence made by anti-fluoridation activists.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 08:00:00 -0600{8F9CC98E-F7F8-4916-A392-E5CBBAEB0B87}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/new-compendium-summarizes-best-practices-in-oral-health-service-deliveryBy David Burger New compendium summarizes best practices in oral health service delivery Titled “Compendium of Innovations in Oral Health Service Delivery,” the 64-page digital booklet features organizations from across the country that have found success through varied measures in expanding oral care to underserved populations.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 07:44:00 -0600{6CA9EAD7-A412-44CA-9DBD-BA72530D8928}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/aadej-to-host-dental-editing-workshop-in-anaheimBy Matt Carey AADEJ to host dental editing workshop in AnaheimAnaheim, Calif. — The American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists is hosting Dental Editors University West May 14-15 at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, California. Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0600{A0CD2436-F054-4552-96FF-A8C38907EF2B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-to-stream-dental-insurance-webinar-in-aprilBy David Burger ADA to stream dental insurance webinar in AprilTrying to navigate the world of dental benefits can be full of choppy seas, and the ADA is holding a free webinar in April to help dentists and their staff find a safe harbor full of information.<br/>Thu, 05 Mar 2020 13:16:00 -0600{35B01EC6-978B-480D-B1EC-A9206A8163A9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-accelerator-series-seeks-to-speed-up-dentists-successBy Kimber Solana ADA Accelerator Series seeks to speed up dentists’ successThe Association is launching in March a new online, on-demand program specifically designed to provide information — from parental leave to financial support — that is tailored to the early-career dentist’s unique work-life balance needs.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:43:00 -0600{E87EB150-C56C-4FF8-A3B7-3B61F38E0356}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/oral-medicine-recognized-as-a-dental-specialtyBy Kimber Solana Oral medicine recognized as a dental specialtyOral medicine becomes the 11th dental specialty recognized by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards. The recognition comes after the National Commission on March 2 adopted a resolution based on an application from the American Academy of Oral Medicine to recognized oral medicine as a dental specialty.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 14:24:00 -0600{B40EB706-A5FB-4219-BFF7-9F58E6485BA2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/organized-dentistry-supports-oral-health-literacyBy Jennifer Garvin Organized dentistry supports oral health literacyThe Organized Dentistry Coalition is applauding Congress for introducing legislation aimed at improving oral health literacy.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:59:00 -0600{F91F176D-9DCF-4816-BD01-42BD71DEF734}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/american-dental-board-of-anesthesiology-recognized-as-national-certifying-board-for-dental-specialtBy Kimber Solana American Dental Board of Anesthesiology recognized as national certifying board for dental specialtyThe National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards announced March 4 it recognizes the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology as the national certifying board for dental anesthesiology.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:15:00 -0600{AA25F521-BD5D-40E8-903C-B89FCC9DDC53}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-standards-committees-seek-volunteers-for-new-projects ADA standards committees seek volunteers for new projectsThe American Dental Association's Standards Committee on Dental Products and Standards Committee on Dental Informatics are looking for volunteers to help in the development of new projects.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 11:23:00 -0600{69B6D5DF-4D5F-4DE4-99FC-2D037D342FB5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-and-aapd-file-joint-comments-with-cmsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, AAPD file joint comments with CMSThe American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry filed comments Feb. 28 on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed 2021 notice of benefit and payment parameters for the Affordable Care Act.Tue, 03 Mar 2020 11:17:00 -0600{D3773530-46AF-4473-BD7D-8A5204EFB664}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/phishing-email-claims-to-be-from-ada-presidentBy Mary Beth Versaci Phishing email claims to be from ADA presidentAt least one American Dental Association member has reported receiving a phishing email appearing to come from an address containing ADA President Chad P. Gehani's name and including a link to "view member's details."Mon, 02 Mar 2020 17:04:00 -0600{08D1ABC9-ACC6-424D-8E16-3FDC5D645E26}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/vaping-bill-passes-houseBy Jennifer Garvin Vaping bill passes HouseThe U.S. House of Representatives Feb. 28 passed a comprehensive bill designed to address the youth tobacco epidemic. Mon, 02 Mar 2020 16:37:00 -0600{BBDF097D-D9CD-4662-BC43-8D1E19992E55}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/fda-approves-combination-ibuprofen-acetaminophen-drug-for-usBy Jennifer Garvin FDA approves combination ibuprofen-acetaminophen drug for U.S.The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter ibuprofen and acetaminophen combination drug for the U.S.Mon, 02 Mar 2020 13:59:00 -0600{FE4741A6-015A-4E36-A602-5C8070A1D661}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/march/ada-technical-report-on-age-assessment-by-dental-analysis-available-for-review ADA technical report on age assessment by dental analysis available for reviewThe ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics has approved the technical report for circulation and comment.Mon, 02 Mar 2020 09:59:00 -0600{06E06A20-B03A-4BAE-8B03-621025BF25D4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-practice-transitions-offering-promotional-trial-for-dentists-who-sign-up-through-march-1By Kimber Solana ADA Practice Transitions offering promotional trial for dentists who sign up through March 1ADA Practice Transitions, a service offered by the ADA focused on helping dentists make the process of joining or leaving a practice successful, is offering a free three-month trial.Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:18:00 -0600{601B7F45-AD2A-473E-8326-2CCF8CBD0E06}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/narwhal-exhibit-to-start-us-tour-march-28By Matt Carey Narwhal exhibit to start U.S. tour March 28Dr. Martin Nweeia began researching narwhals in 2000. He came to the conclusion that the prevailing research available about the narwhal’s tooth — such as Charles Darwin’s belief that the narwhal’s tooth was a secondary sexual characteristic like an antler or a horn — was only part of the story.Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:22:00 -0600{B8BD5094-306D-4A6C-A87A-9386AE6F94E4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/tampa-bay-lightning-team-dentist-puts-players-mouths-back-together-againBy Mary Beth Versaci Tampa Bay Lightning team dentist puts players’ mouths back together againWhen Dr. Gil Rivera became a dentist, he had no idea his career would take him to the bloodied and bruised front lines of the NHL, but nearly 18 years later, he continues to treat the ravaged mouths of professional hockey players as the team dentist of the Tampa Bay Lightning.Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:54:00 -0600{BA090C13-CB1F-46AA-A263-C6CADDD35835}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/learning-social-opportunities-abound-at-ada-fdc-2020By Mary Beth Versaci Learning, social opportunities abound at ADA FDC 2020Registration opens April 22 for the ADA FDC Annual Meeting, which will offer a variety of learning and social opportunities for dentists and their teams to enjoy.Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:14:00 -0600{096DD67B-120D-4E8D-BF2E-B01B1C4CFBE9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/fdi-world-dental-congress-abstract-deadline-in-late-marchBy David Burger FDI World Dental Congress abstract deadline in late MarchThe deadline for submission of abstracts for the FDI World Dental Congress is March 25.Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:42:00 -0600{61170BFC-D4BE-4D73-A009-B716A2A3B485}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/american-institute-of-dental-public-health-mentors-next-generation-of-service-oriented-dentistsBy David Burger American Institute of Dental Public Health mentors next generation of service-oriented dentistsDr. David P. Cappelli, Ph.D., acknowledges that as providers, we don’t often understand difficulties that some patients face to receive needed dental care.Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:26:00 -0600{7BF459B4-C6F1-4748-9B3F-BE1BD3BF0A67}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/hrsa-virtual-job-fair-and-nhsc-loan-repayment-options HRSA virtual job fair set for March 4The Health Resources and Services Administration is hosting a virtual job fair March 4 from 6:45-10:15 p.m. ET. In addition, HRSA’s National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications for 2020 through April 23.Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:04:00 -0600{E72AEECE-8ABD-41A3-91FD-D41E1B26A933}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-releases-coronavirus-handout-for-dentists-based-on-cdc-guidelinesBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA releases coronavirus handout for dentists based on CDC guidelinesThe handout covers strategies for helping prevent the transmission of suspected respiratory disease in the dental health care setting and answers frequently asked questions related to the virus, based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:53:00 -0600{F7F912F2-EA22-4819-97A7-4C5E0DE098CC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/march-jada-finds-past-incarceration-associated-with-oral-health-issuesBy Mary Beth Versaci March JADA finds past incarceration associated with oral health issuesFormerly incarcerated people in the U.S. have worse oral health outcomes than those who have never been in prison, according to a study published in the March issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:00:00 -0600{44F21B7B-AF7B-4AED-9942-384128A6A915}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/study-investigates-cellular-mechanism-behind-dental-fluorosisBy David Burger Study investigates cellular mechanism behind dental fluorosisResults from a NYU College of Dentistry study suggest how excess fluoride exposure affects the cells forming tooth enamel — possibly explaining how dental fluorosis arises. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:40:00 -0600{12110E72-2ECD-43B4-891D-C61557355384}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-seeks-appointee-to-joint-commission-board ADA seeks appointee to Joint Commission board The Association is calling for nominations of qualified individuals to serve as the ADA appointee to the Joint Commission Board of Commissioners.Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:05:00 -0600{EA4E5778-1E72-4F61-B791-C4DC31ECF2A7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/nidcr-seeks-comments-on-research-proposal NIDCR seeks comments on research proposalThe National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is seeking comments on a proposed research initiative on dental fear and anxiety.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:55:00 -0600{AA08665C-38A0-477B-9F79-A2810DE8CE13}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dental-plan-transparency-continues-to-drive-advocacy-effortsBy Jennifer Garvin Dental plan transparency continues to drive advocacy effortsA new California law is requiring dental benefit companies to be more transparent about the leasing of dental networks, making California the 20th state to pass or amend such legislation.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:07:00 -0600{6CCB57A1-C68A-4452-909D-3B5AD1B1D8CD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/indian-health-service-and-ada-collaborate-on-give-kids-a-smile-for-first-timeBy David Burger Indian Health Service, ADA collaborate on Give Kids A Smile for first timeIt was a Give Kids A Smile event not only for the children of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians but also no fewer than 117 Indian Health Service dental programs across 24 states that were participating in GKAS with the events alone estimated to involve 14,000 American Indian/Alaska Native children.Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:10:00 -0600{FF731FF8-24B6-486F-83DA-FBD0FFEF94C5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-seeks-applicants-for-standards-awards ADA seeks applicants for standards awardsThe American Dental Association is accepting submissions for awards that honor standards-based research.Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:50:00 -0600{2D7767A3-308D-4FCE-9978-E5D0F6740758}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/world-oral-health-day-calls-for-pledges-to-show-unityBy David Burger World Oral Health Day calls for pledges to show unityPledge to celebrate World Oral Health Day on March 20 with the rest of the sphere.<br/>Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:45:00 -0600{998C48F0-5886-4A14-A109-3B19E04C5D75}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/abstract-deadline-for-smokeless-tobacco-summit-at-end-of-february Abstract deadline for smokeless tobacco summit at end of FebruaryThe deadline for abstracts for the upcoming National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco Prevention is Feb. 29.Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:31:00 -0600{A9BFA035-73EA-4B5F-9841-B480D5B4EDA5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/former-ada-president-robert-anderton-dies-at-82By David Burger Former ADA President Robert M. Anderton dies at 82Dr. Robert M. Anderton, ADA president from 2000-01 and ADA trustee from 1995-99, died Feb. 14. <br/>Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:56:00 -0600{0D5A3276-B694-4230-9103-5954082C0F08}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/jtf-february-17-2020 Just the FactsBetween 2008 and 2018, the share of active dentists in the U.S. age 65 and over increased by 6%.Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600{AAB43567-B402-4328-8B6D-3A8D9A9DAB09}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/snap-february-17-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryAdvanced dental education program enrollment by genderMon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600{F0A2A864-842C-4CB8-A53A-076867792E0B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-foundation-offers-scholarships-to-dental-students ADA Foundation offers scholarships to dental studentsThe ADA Foundation will award up to three scholarships worth at least $11,000 each to dental students in 2020.Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:23:00 -0600{0585E94C-1985-4E60-8165-2639E7AB77E4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-comments-on-surprise-billingBy Jennifer Garvin ADA comments on surprise billingThe American Dental Association is weighing in on two pieces of legislation aimed at streamlining billing procedures for patients.Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:36:00 -0600{FE5A3CE0-BDEE-4C67-8CEA-1422AFB94319}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/free-ada-webinar-to-help-dentists-with-social-media-marketingBy David Burger Free ADA webinar to help dentists with social media marketingThe ADA is hosting a free webinar in March on how to effectively advertise and market services and dental practices on Facebook and Instagram.Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:01:00 -0600{1C99A985-A3F7-4EA2-9076-FA4F5D2F15ED}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/new-dentists-ada-officers-and-board-members-meet-feb-9-to-exchange-ideas New dentists, ADA officers and Board members meet Feb. 9 to exchange ideasDr. Emily Mattingly, chair, New Dentist Committee, 6th District, shares her experience as a new dentist in a rural Missouri town. Three other NDC members also shared new dentist perspectives. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:58:00 -0600{7F1C0BDF-36AB-48F5-888D-709DE84BF556}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/former-executive-director-of-fdi-world-dental-federation-diesBy David Burger Former executive director of FDI World Dental Federation diesDr. Per ?ke Zillen, executive director of the FDI World Dental Federation from 1989-2001, died Jan. 19 following a battle with cancer. <br/>Tue, 11 Feb 2020 07:37:00 -0600{A909B2FA-DB00-4B4C-801A-B0B59DAD3BD9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/journal-of-public-health-dentistry-study-finds-association-between-man-made-chemical-cariesBy Mary Beth Versaci Journal of Public Health Dentistry study finds association between man-made chemical, childhood cariesCirculating levels of perfluorodecanoic acid, a type of perfluoroalkyl acid, may be associated with dental caries in children, according to a study published in the fall 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Dentistry.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:08:00 -0600{0BA6D595-BFBD-477A-9312-E0DAC09B4A7B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/after-3-years-findadentist-initiative-a-successBy Kimber Solana After 3 years, Find-a-Dentist initiative a ‘success’Of the more than 3 million profile views, the program found that 17% resulted in action, which include potential patients visiting a dentist’s website, calling or emailing the practice and sharing their profile. Industry average for similar sites is only 1-4%, so patients are nearly six times more likely to contact an ADA dentist through Find-a-Dentist.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 15:06:00 -0600{9EB7D976-B654-4404-85D2-36AF88BF2E42}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-opposes-cms-medicaid-block-grant-guidanceBy Jennifer Garvin ADA opposes CMS’ Medicaid block grant guidanceThe ADA said it believes a new policy from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid could be “detrimental” to the millions of adults who rely on Medicaid for dental care.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:54:00 -0600{6EDB388F-9F40-4DAA-A80A-C6B22ECBF2F9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dr-bettie-mckaig-first-female-ada-vice-president-diesBy Kimber Solana Dr. Bettie McKaig, first female ADA vice president, diesDr. Bettie R. McKaig, who served as the Association’s first vice president from 1998-99, died Feb. 3. She was 70.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:01:00 -0600{600A127A-115C-41EF-A449-0CEAED5A8F37}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/pbhs-adds-mobile-chairside-patient-education-system-to-ada-tv PBHS adds mobile chairside patient education system to ADA TVPBHS, Inc. announced in January the launch of Consult Mode, an addition to ADA TV that enables dental providers to demonstrate 3D procedural animations, videos and tutorials chairside via tablets, iPads and other hand-held devices.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:21:00 -0600{442DF0A3-2D87-4B11-BA65-9C844787578A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dental-assistants-recognition-week-set-for-march-1-7By David Burger Dental Assistants Recognition Week set for March 1-7The ADA Council on Dental Practice is encouraging dentists to acknowledge the dedication and contributions of their dental assistants during Dental Assistants Recognition Week.Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:26:00 -0600{FA1A1A96-689E-4BE0-8FC6-3D1DFF69310A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/hoosiers-welcome-young-dental-patients-for-give-kids-a-smile-national-kickoffBy Mary Beth Versaci Hoosiers welcome young dental patients for Give Kids A Smile national kickoffIndianapolis -- Seven-year-old Jordan Randle made a big promise after visiting Give Kids A Smile for the first time during the national kickoff event Feb. 7 in Indianapolis.Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:40:00 -0600{1AD9C247-D4FF-41FC-AD84-4BEF16C4FA83}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/hipaa-fee-limitation-no-longer-applies-to-third-party-access-to-health-records HIPAA fee limitation no longer applies to third-party access to health recordsFollowing a ruling in federal court two days prior, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Jan. 25 that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule fee limitations do not apply to requests to transmit copies of records to third-parties. Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:01:00 -0600{8CC84FE1-0127-4C19-9B1C-567C520B0F1F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/cdc-recommends-isolating-patients-with-coronavirus-symptomsBy Mary Beth Versaci CDC reminds clinicians to use standard precautions, recommends isolating patients with coronavirus symptomsIn light of the “emerging, rapidly evolving” outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding clinicians to use standard precautions consistently and advising they isolate patients who show signs and symptoms of the virus.Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:41:00 -0600{A86D2E17-B2A0-4BC8-A7D1-5227087F6B52}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/global-dental-relief-recruiting-volunteers Global Dental Relief recruiting volunteersGlobal Dental Relief, a nonprofit organization that has delivered free dental care to children around the globe since 2001, is seeking clinical volunteers for upcoming humanitarian missions in Nepal and Guatemala.<br/>Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:15:00 -0600{D91B5AA8-34BB-4B0F-89F7-CFF7B0DAD399}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/give-kids-a-smile-kicks-off-feb-7By Mary Beth Versaci Give Kids A Smile kicks off Feb. 7The American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile program will bring free oral health services to hundreds of thousands of children across the U.S. beginning Feb. 7.Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:45:00 -0600{D22FF502-9B36-4707-82C6-DFD60C148EA8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/new-hpi-industry-report-now-availableBy Jennifer Garvin New HPI Industry Report now availableDental spending reached $136 billion in 2018 — 3.7% of all health spending — and what the ADA Health Policy Institute is calling a “historic high” in the new HPI Industry Report released Feb. 4.Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:26:00 -0600{FC47E149-D804-4954-8336-97F37C2473F6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-joins-coalition-calling-for-vaping-regulationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA joins coalition calling for vaping regulationThe American Dental Association, along with 75 organizations, is urging Congress to support legislation to regulate vaping devices and liquids in the same manner the Food and Drug Administration regulates cigarettes and other tobacco products.Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:51:00 -0600{BBCDE52B-C458-4017-955E-046949CE4989}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-unveils-dental-licensure-interactive-mapBy Kimber Solana ADA unveils dental licensure interactive mapThe ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure launched in December an interactive map in an effort to assist dentists with keeping track of current initial licensure requirements by state.<br/>Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:17:00 -0600{CB4EBC60-4120-4B85-BF00-5750203754A5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ihs-presentations-in-februaryBy David Burger Indian Health Service honoring National Children’s Dental Health MonthThe Indian Health Service is presenting a four-part series of messages focused on their younger patients’ oral heath in honor of the February observance of National Children’s Dental Health Month.Tue, 04 Feb 2020 08:29:00 -0600{F6674AF7-18FE-4271-8165-688665106CC1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/david-test-pageBy David Phelps ADA provides suggestions to help protect dentists from employee theft Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600{A9BB1007-024B-49F6-BB95-96349FCE0BCF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dental-service-leaders-visit-washington Dental service leaders visit WashingtonDental service leaders met with the ADA Council on Government Affairs Jan. 25 in Washington to discuss legislative and regulatory issues.Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:26:00 -0600{9557741E-0602-448B-9059-20536ECD7FAA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/missouri-dental-association-notches-win Missouri Dental Association notches winThanks to the advocacy efforts of the Missouri Dental Association, a managed care organization has agreed to remove an authorization tool it was requiring dentists to use prior to using sedation.Mon, 03 Feb 2020 12:43:00 -0600{B0DE9BF2-7440-4A89-B6DB-F85171774312}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ucsf-dental-school-receives-10m-donation UCSF dental school receives $10M donationThe University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry announced Jan. 30 it received a $10 million gift — the largest contribution ever to the dental school — to establish an endowment that would fun efforts to modernize its curriculum and recruit and retain faculty members.Mon, 03 Feb 2020 10:46:00 -0600{8BC3991F-1B44-4CBF-B27A-518638E1326E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/florida-oral-surgeon-stays-atop-branding-as-practice-expandsBy Jean Williams Florida oral surgeon stays atop branding as practice expandsThere is an art to conveying just who you are at every stage of your dental practice. One minute you could be a single-dentist practice with a hygienist and a receptionist, and then, the next thing you know, you could have a group practice and maybe even several locations.Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:00:00 -0600{DA58E3A7-FC67-4C7E-9067-422E86F57EB1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/jtf-february-3-2020 Just the FactsDentists not busy enoughMon, 03 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600{E68CB35E-5424-4F91-B81A-56F621B06C60}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/snap-february-3-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryInternational dental school graduates in U.S. dental schoolsMon, 03 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600{3D9DED46-C7CF-48A8-8978-3E167165A87D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/looking-back-ada-annual-meeting-welcomes-more-than-200000-attendees-since-2010By Mary Beth Versaci Looking back: ADA annual meeting welcomes more than 200,000 attendees since 2010The last decade brought 236,658 attendees to the American Dental Association's annual meeting. The ADA will continue to build on that momentum with the ADA FDC Annual Meeting from Oct. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.Fri, 31 Jan 2020 13:05:00 -0600{9D47A775-B68E-4D8A-AFA9-17D78B4DDD89}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/cdc-to-offer-coronavirus-guidance-during-webinar-jan-31 CDC to offer coronavirus guidance during webinar Jan. 31The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide interim guidance to clinicians regarding the coronavirus outbreak during a webinar at 2 p.m. EST Jan. 31.Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:04:00 -0600{EFFD1B6C-1398-4A1F-A43B-2C7A7C99D9AD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-urges-subcomittee-to-support-ensuring-lasting-smiles-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges subcommittee to support Ensuring Lasting Smiles ActThe American Dental Association is asking Congress to pass the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act — legislation that would require all private group and individual health plans to cover medically necessary services that repair or restore congenital anomalies.Wed, 29 Jan 2020 13:00:00 -0600{46C3F8D1-D938-4E4A-AC1D-DBDAB4F08998}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dental-practice-sued-for-allegedly-sending-unsolicited-text-messagesBy David Burger Dental practice sued for allegedly sending unsolicited text messagesA class action lawsuit alleging that a Florida dental practice sent unsolicited text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Jan. 6.<br/>Wed, 29 Jan 2020 12:26:00 -0600{FFFAC985-C582-4969-8C27-85DCFA00B143}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/study-clubs-enhance-the-level-of-care-providedBy David Burger Study clubs ‘enhance the level of care provided’The Duluth Dental Forum in northeastern Minnesota celebrated its 75th anniversary in late 2019, stating that it was the second-oldest study club of its kind in the United States.Wed, 29 Jan 2020 12:01:00 -0600{444FBC6B-9F2F-409F-B76B-E70A3DCE44FB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/addressing-caries-through-the-lens-of-social-justice-and-health-equity-and-human-rightsBy David Burger Addressing caries through the lens of social justice, health equity, human rightsIt’s a conviction that was published in the November issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association and the basis for the October 2019 forum that Dr. Francisco Ramos-Gomez fostered, where dentists, physicians, nurses and public health and public policy experts proposed, discussed and recommended solutions for preventing early childhood caries through the lens of social justice, health equity and human rights. <br/>Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:49:00 -0600{AB8CBB90-77D8-4633-AD8E-3D479ACEF84F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/member-dentist-honored-for-contributions-in-snodent-developmentBy David Burger Member dentist honored for contributions in SNODENT developmentThe international group SNOMED International honored ADA member dentist Dr. Mark Jurkovich with the Award of Excellence for spearheading the important work the ADA has done on SNODENT, the group announced Jan. 16.Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:33:00 -0600{03392F8C-07D2-4635-AC01-01A6B7C5E0FA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/dental-quality-alliance-to-help-dentists-make-connectionBy David Burger Dental Quality Alliance to help dentists make connection between everyday dentistry, quality measuresThe Dental Quality Alliance will help dentists learn more about how quality measure domains can be best used to drive quality improvement at the practice level through a free webinar in March.Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:15:00 -0600{45E06B55-D384-4046-9C67-E079FFB6ADF8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/ada-provides-suggestions-to-help-protect-dentists-from-employee-theftBy David Burger ADA provides suggestions to help protect dentists from employee theftNearly 49% of responding dental practices have experienced employee theft, and nearly 46% of those have experienced theft or embezzlement more than once, according to a survey conducted by the ADA Council on Dental Practice. Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:44:00 -0600{DDF484C6-F845-4E50-B08E-9C62A3B4EAAC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/february/national-childrens-dental-health-month-highlights-optimally-fluoridated-waterBy David Burger National Children’s Dental Health Month highlights optimally fluoridated waterThis year the February observance of National Children’s Dental Health Month honors the 75th anniversary of community water fluoridation with its theme, “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!”Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:30:00 -0600{1AA3B65D-7484-4538-8178-D43D8DD4372E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/tufts-program-provides-homeless-veterans-with-advanced-dental-careBy Kimber Solana Tufts University program provides homeless veterans with advanced dental careService With A Smile was among 10 programs from nine universities to receive funding this year through the ADA Foundation’s E. “Bud” Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Awards.Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:29:00 -0600{62FE8ED2-F875-4819-92B5-B480491E46A6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/scholarship-applicants-sought-for-2020-institute-for-teaching-and-learningBy Kimber Solana Scholarship applicants sought for 2020 Institute for Teaching and LearningThis year’s Institute for Teaching Learning program is scheduled for Aug. 23-26 in Atlanta. Now in its 14th year, with over 700 alumni, the program combines presentations, discussions, small group activities and peer-to-peer learnings to give participants new teaching skills. The onsite program is followed by a six-month distance learning experience that include online activities and interactive webinars. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:44:00 -0600{2018727D-B78F-4ABC-9F8E-A713E8897A23}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-visits-va-dental-clinic-in-orlandoBy Jennifer Garvin ‘It’s very rewarding when dentists can treat veterans’“Our nation’s veterans deserve the best.” Those were the words of ADA President Chad P. Gehani following his Jan. 7 visit to the Orlando VA Healthcare System’s dental clinic.<br/>Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:45:00 -0600{F81F079E-A6D9-4CC8-82C1-F313F94CDCEB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-house-rescinds-the-dentists-prayer-amends-recognition-of-religious-diversity-policyBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA House rescinds The Dentist’s Prayer, amends recognition of religious diversity policy to be more inclusiveIn an effort to advance the Association’s diversity and inclusion efforts, the ADA House of Delegates voted at its meeting in September to rescind the policy titled “The Dentist’s Prayer,” used by some state and local dental societies during their meetings, and amend its policy on recognition of religious diversity.Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:37:00 -0600{A5643431-46FE-4F33-B731-F6CA8363F5EE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/february-jada-examines-connection-between-healthy-eating-habits-untreated-cariesBy Mary Beth Versaci February JADA examines connection between healthy eating habits, untreated cariesGreater compliance with dietary guidelines may reduce the chance of untreated caries in adults, according to a study published in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:00:00 -0600{F2FED6C5-1138-4D4F-A019-D6C864901EB4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/send-give-kids-a-smile-photosBy Kelly Ganski Send Give Kids A Smile photosADA News welcomes digital submissions from GKAS program participants.Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:36:00 -0600{D07F3358-75B6-4665-BE12-23372F355BB0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/2019-marks-big-year-for-washington-advocacyBy Jennifer Garvin 2019 marks big year for Washington officeThe Association’s Washington office covered a wide range of advocacy issues in 2019 — from vaping to student loan reform to making sure dentistry was exempt from the U.S. Mexico-Tourism Act. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:56:00 -0600{CF481F98-0856-442F-8A2F-13E83F384120}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/arizona-mission-of-mercy-event-provides-treatment-to-over-1700By Matt Carey Arizona Mission of Mercy event provides treatment to over 1,700The Central Arizona Dental Society hosted a Mission of Mercy event Dec. 13-14 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, providing treatment to 1,785 patients totaling just over $2 million in free dental service. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:57:00 -0600{F849615B-A9F0-4CB7-A145-E8A17B3B41D6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/special-olympics-athletes-get-dental-help-thanks-to-ada-member-dentistBy David Burger Special Olympics athletes get dental help thanks to ADA member dentistAs the world gets ready for the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games in February, one of the ADA’s member dentists will be watching as the Special Smiles program he founded will be used to screen and attend to the dental needs of the competing athletes.Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:15:00 -0600{6571B8D2-A210-48C8-8128-E4CAAE2ED8BD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/alliance-of-the-ada-offers-education-entertainment-at-2020-conferenceBy Mary Beth Versaci Alliance of the ADA offers education, entertainment at Conference 2020From courses on burnout, vaping and more to golf and a low-country boil, the Alliance of the American Dental Association's upcoming Conference 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, will offer a variety of educational and entertainment opportunities.Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:14:00 -0600{47923133-0E46-4C54-AD7E-AE0B1F966B2D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/texas-am-dental-school-opens-new-clinic-education-building Texas A&M dental school opens new clinic, education buildingTexas A&M College of Dentistry announced Jan. 17 it opened it’s a new 160,000-square-foot, nine-story clinic, which enables the dental school to increase underserved patients’ access to care.Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:14:00 -0600{1EB87D92-C14A-41BD-A446-70681A59207B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/just-the-facts-january-20-202020200130t154729 Just the FactsIn 2018, male general practitioner dentists in private practice had an average 16.2 more patient visits per week than female dentists.Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0600{876DEF73-92A0-472B-8380-F8936FA21FF4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/snapshots-of-american-dentistry-january-20-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryAverage educational indebtedness of graduating students from U.S. dental schools has increased an average of 3.5% annually between 2000 and 2018 after adjusting for inflation.Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0600{1736CFFD-B536-4CDD-9ECA-CF51C0BB4BF1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/dental-sealant-webinar-to-stream-in-februaryBy David Burger Dental sealant webinar to stream Feb. 6The ADA will present a free webinar Feb. 6 on dental sealants, especially designed to help dental providers in communities that do not yet have sealant programs in place.Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:12:00 -0600{866D6C76-34EC-4131-AE44-307D7440F1B5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-standard-on-treating-biofilm-in-waterlines-available-for-comment ADA standard on treating biofilm in waterlines available for commentThe American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Products has approved the document for circulation and comment.Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:35:00 -0600{FCA318FD-C3A7-45C8-A591-63C9BD6F43D4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/dental-schools-industry-team-up-to-create-innovationBy Judy Jakush Dental schools, industry team up to create innovation centersThe Center for Research & Education in Technology is encouraging dental schools to find out how to participate in its program and learn about the benefits to the school and its students.Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:44:00 -0600{F0B823C3-3877-4402-9FD0-130855137CDD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/nonprofit-recruiting-dentists-to-volunteer-in-puerto-rico Nonprofit recruiting dentists to volunteer in Puerto RicoThe U.S.-based International Medical Relief is sponsoring outreach trips to Puerto Rico in response to the earthquakes that have devastated the region.Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:39:00 -0600{4AB32674-CA98-443B-8544-422A7E2B53C4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-standards-committees-invite-interested-parties-to-upcoming-meetings ADA standards committees invite interested parties to upcoming meetingsThose interested in developing dental standards that ensure product safety and efficacy and offer useful information on new and emerging technologies can attend upcoming meetings of the American Dental Association's standards committees.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:03:00 -0600{77C462ED-26D8-4C38-BD35-81A615A22ED7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/loree-bolin-is-2020-ada-humanitarian-award-recipientBy David Burger Dr. Loree Bolin is ADA’s 2020 Humanitarian Award recipientDr. Loree Bolin’s humanitarian work has drawn accolades from the dental community in her home state of Washington, and now Dr. Bolin is being recognized nationally by being named the recipient of the ADA’s 2020 Humanitarian Award, bestowed by the ADA Board of Trustees.<br/>Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:10:00 -0600{2FDF1FF7-9A85-4BBE-AD61-34592B093720}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-publishing-unveils-new-websitesBy Kimber Solana ADA Publishing unveils new websitesThe ADA Publishing unveiled in December new webpages for four award-winning and well-respected publications — ADA News, The Journal of the American Dental Association, Dental Practice Success and the New Dentist News, giving the journal and magazines a greater presence online.Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:08:00 -0600{E842AFC3-6DBC-4298-91A2-31221A3F70A0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/from-high-school-student-to-dentist-give-kids-a-smile-volunteer-continues-commitmentBy Mary Beth Versaci From high school student to dentist, Give Kids A Smile volunteer continues commitmentDr. Theressa Eliscar-Hewett began volunteering at the Nassau County Give Kids A Smile event in Long Island, New York, as a high school student. More than 10 years later, she continues to volunteer, only now as a dentist.Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:20:00 -0600{8E7EC8B3-7B96-48EB-A725-632F77D89326}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/american-college-of-dentists-celebrates-centennial-anniversaryBy Mary Beth Versaci American College of Dentists celebrates centennial anniversaryAs the American College of Dentists celebrates its 100th anniversary, its leaders are ready to continue their mission of advancing excellence, ethics, professionalism and leadership in dentistry.Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10:05:00 -0600{37C2C7FA-9AB9-445A-B19E-CA0A7A3C162F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/dentists-rank-2-in-news-and-world-report-best-jobs-reportBy David Burger Dentists rank No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Jobs reportDentists leaped up to No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the 100 Best Jobs, the magazine revealed on its website Jan. 7.Tue, 14 Jan 2020 07:58:00 -0600{B539B733-A591-4A31-B2D4-2518536FAE8E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/anniversary-of-community-water-fluoridation-arrivesBy David Burger Anniversary of community water fluoridation arrivesThe ADA National Fluoridation Advisory Committee is inviting dentists and others who promote the adoption and continuation of adding an optimal amount of fluoride to water to celebrate this year. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 07:39:00 -0600{776572AF-9C90-4D5A-BE58-D0A36D489934}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/free-ada-webinar-offers-education-on-how-to-receive-electronic-funds-transfer-payments Free ADA webinar offers education on how to receive electronic funds transfer paymentsDentists who have had a dental plan payment check lost in the mail could consider a way to receive safe and secure payment through electronic funds transfer payments.Tue, 14 Jan 2020 07:29:00 -0600{EF81F976-F7E8-4782-878D-6572BB406868}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/member-review-solicited-for-changes-to-cdt-codeBy David Burger Member review, comment solicited for changes to CDT CodeThe 2021 Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature — better known as the CDT Code — could include changes or additions to codes regarding oral/oropharyngeal cancer, caries management by risk assessment, laboratory surface scanning for diagnostic purposes, and counseling for the control and prevention of adverse oral, behavioral, and systemic health effects associated with high-risk substance use.Fri, 10 Jan 2020 13:12:00 -0600{1B67D124-B208-4FCC-A73A-26264B3557EB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-seeks-nominations-for-representation-on-dental-quality-alliance ADA seeks nominations for representation on Dental Quality Alliance The ADA is calling for nominations for two seats to represent the Association in the Dental Quality Alliance.Fri, 10 Jan 2020 13:01:00 -0600{DEC16C18-0C5C-4A0A-8C66-D56169F1172E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/former-ada-vice-president-dies-at-87By Mary Beth Versaci Former ADA vice president dies at 87Dr. Chauncey Cross, who served as vice president of the American Dental Association from 1997-98, died Sept. 5, 2019, on his 87th birthday.Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:00:00 -0600{148D50C6-31B5-4DF7-BF5B-7794F79102A4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-asks-congress-to-pass-ensuring-lasting-smiles-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA asks Congress to pass Ensuring Lasting Smiles ActThe American Dental Association is asking Congress to pass the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act — legislation that would require all private group and individual health plans to cover medically necessary services that repair or restore congenital anomalies.Thu, 09 Jan 2020 14:16:00 -0600{F7E02DA9-4E80-4B44-873E-6A20F5ED756A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-cerp-collaboration-focuses-on-dentistrys-role-in-interprofessional-educationBy Kimber Solana ADA CERP collaboration focuses on dentistry’s role in interprofessional educationThe ADA’s Continuing Education Recognition Program, or ADA CERP, announced in December that it is collaborating with Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education, in an effort to offer dentists more opportunities to participate in interprofessional education.Thu, 09 Jan 2020 12:06:00 -0600{035B35EF-3EC9-471A-9198-E9611208B9BE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/hhs-releases-video-tutorial-for-searching-list-of-excluded-individuals HHS releases video tutorial for searching list of excluded individuals/entitiesThe Department of Health and Human Services released Nov. 25 a five-minute video explaining how to search its list of excluded individuals and entities, called LEIE. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:12:00 -0600{58115AF5-C016-4293-A306-61A1B681A5E7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-member-advantage-ends-two-endorsements ADA Member Advantage ends two endorsementsADA Member Advantage announced Jan. 8 the end of its endorsement relationship with two companies. Thu, 09 Jan 2020 09:55:00 -0600{35557A88-7016-4F96-A488-C908E1C04783}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/new-ada-standards-technical-reports-available-for-comment-by-feb-17 New ADA standard, technical report available for comment by Feb. 17The American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Informatics has approved two documents for circulation and comment.Wed, 08 Jan 2020 07:00:00 -0600{5CD6C6F7-25FC-42F4-868F-C3165681EC49}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/january/ada-supports-proposed-rules-to-update-federal-anti-kickback-statuteBy Jennifer Garvin<br> ADA supports proposed rules to update federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark LawThe American Dental Association supports a new safe harbor for cybersecurity technology and services and modifying the existing safe harbor for electronic health records to add protections for cybersecurity. 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