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Mon, 21 Dec 2020 20:11:00 -0600{C4A89111-A19A-4020-A3CD-19ACB7C25D31}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/new-community-water-fluoridation-system-is-game-changerBy David Burger Innovations: New community water fluoridation system is ‘game-changer,’ advocates sayA new community water fluoridation system that is the first advancement in water fluoridation technology in decades has received a coveted approval that primes it for immediate deployment all over the country.<br/>Mon, 21 Dec 2020 16:36:00 -0600{A69C64D2-BBAA-4C09-949B-6A9F337659D5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/from-the-ada-president-a-shot-at-ending-this-pandemicBy David Burger From the ADA president: A shot at ending this pandemicSaying that he is proud that the United States is embarking on one of the biggest vaccination campaigns in its history, ADA President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., received a COVID-19 vaccination Dec. 18 at a Tucson, Arizona, hospital where he regularly performs oral surgery.<br/>Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:36:00 -0600{931B16D7-BFE5-4B76-B828-233ACAD70D06}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/lawmakers-reach-agreement-on-next-coronavirus-relief-packageBy Jennifer Garvin Lawmakers reach agreement on next coronavirus relief packageLegislators reached an agreement Sunday on a $900 billion relief package aimed at helping the people and businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Sun, 20 Dec 2020 19:34:00 -0600{476278D2-5993-44E2-BE48-7C6A9F19B248}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/fda-issues-eua-for-moderna-covid-19-vaccineBy Jennifer Garvin FDA issues EUA for Moderna COVID-19 vaccineThe Food and Drug Administration on Dec. 18 issued an emergency use authorization for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second vaccine to be authorized for the prevention of COVID-19.Fri, 18 Dec 2020 19:23:00 -0600{BCE037D4-0C56-44EC-B422-0696096ED09A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/green-bay-scores-touchdown-for-community-water-fluoridationBy David Burger Green Bay scores touchdown for community water fluoridationCommunity water fluoridation can sometimes be a strictly local issue, but the nature of virtual meetings has allowed that issue to be debated — and fought for — from those who live thousands of miles away.Fri, 18 Dec 2020 09:22:00 -0600{848F8C37-CB85-42C5-9346-EF440A25CE92}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-supports-va-pilot-program-to-improve-dental-accessBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports VA pilot program to improve dental accessThe ADA “fully supports” the Department of Veteran Affairs’ Pilot Program for Dental Health Care Access and is asking the new administration to continue the project and its goal to improve access to dental services for enrolled veterans currently ineligible for VA dental services.Fri, 18 Dec 2020 06:10:00 -0600{5A17DB11-B68B-47A9-B0BE-99085D426BEB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-announces-executive-director-search ADA announces executive director searchThe ADA announced Dec. 16 it has retained the executive search firm Korn Ferry to lead the search for the Association’s next executive director.Thu, 17 Dec 2020 19:31:00 -0600{E145A65F-980E-4DEE-B9D8-371B0BE6E376}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/hhs-provider-relief-fund-phase-3-payments-underwayBy Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund Phase 3 payments underwayThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Dec. 16 that the next round of Provider Relief Fund distributions is now underway.Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:22:00 -0600{7EB533A7-D5C0-4592-8F83-625CCBC11819}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/stakeholders-reach-out-to-cdc-regarding-covid-19-vaccineBy Jennifer Garvin Dental groups, key stakeholders reach out to CDC regarding COVID-19 vaccineThe Organized Dentistry Coalition and other key health care stakeholders are asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make it clear that dental personnel, autopsy personnel and laboratory personnel are included in the agency’s recommendation to give health care workers priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine.Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:10:00 -0600{3D77F207-4075-4CB9-B6FE-5FF835A1552B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/groups-urge-congress-to-include-501c6-nonprofit-associations-in-the-paycheck-protection-programBy Jennifer Garvin Health care groups urge Congress to include 501(c)(6) nonprofit associations in the Paycheck Protection ProgramA group of physician, dental and health care organizations are urging Congress to include Section 501(c)(6) nonprofit associations in the Paycheck Protection Program. Wed, 16 Dec 2020 15:39:00 -0600{438AAB30-65AF-4AC7-8B35-A59384C94D33}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/help-ada-help-dentists-manage-student-debt Help ADA help dentists manage student debtThe ADA Task Force to Study Innovative Student Loan Repayment Strategies has a new survey seeking fresh and creative ideas to help lessen the burden of student debt.Wed, 16 Dec 2020 07:00:00 -0600{C9B6C288-CF5F-411C-84C9-53A976A1D413}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-urges-irs-to-make-ppp-expenses-deductibleBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges IRS to make PPP expenses deductibleThe American Dental Association is formally asking the Internal Revenue Service to reverse its guidance making Paycheck Protection Program loan expenses taxable.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 16:53:00 -0600{3EAE5CAA-75B3-4BF3-9C6B-838E823B1A8F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/state-dental-directors-share-how-pandemic-has-changed-their-worldsBy David Burger State dental directors share how pandemic has changed their worldsEvery dentist has seen and been a part of significant change over the past year. That includes state dental directors.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 16:50:00 -0600{81A8C0C0-1868-4E30-9CC2-9B1162E38297}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-unveils-covid-19-vaccine-fact-sheetBy Jennifer Garvin ADA unveils COVID-19 vaccine fact sheetThe ADA has created a new fact sheet for dentists with questions following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization for the new COVID-19 vaccine.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 12:46:00 -0600{004F4583-2EE0-4BD9-84DF-32207DA49AA8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/national-council-of-insurance-legislators-approves-model-dental-benefits-legislation20201215t101318By Jennifer Garvin National Council of Insurance Legislators approves model legislation to improve transparency in dental benefitsThe ADA received a huge boost in its mission to reform dental insurance practices for patients and the dentists who serve them when the National Council of Insurance Legislators adopted the Transparency in Dental Benefits Contracting model legislation.Tue, 15 Dec 2020 10:16:00 -0600{8B7A2591-B44D-4248-A540-1FE8F2495AE8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/hpi-encourages-dentists-to-join-the-covid19-economic-poll-panelBy Kimber Solana HPI encourages dentists to join the COVID-19 economic poll panelThe ADA Health Policy Institute is seeking to expand its panel of dentists for its ongoing COVID-19 economic poll in an effort to continue to monitor the impact of the pandemic on dental practices and maintain the representativeness of poll results.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 19:44:00 -0600{01A08669-F47F-49A7-AFF6-9E6BEFC70C57}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/new-addition-to-ada-code-of-conductBy David Burger New addition to ADA Code of Conduct provides guidance in response to pandemicDentists have ethical obligations to not only provide care for patients but also serve the public at large, especially during a public health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new advisory opinion approved by the ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs in late November.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:25:00 -0600{B36479B7-8F87-4E2C-B72B-010AEDAD2175}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/hpi-poll-dentists-see-substantial-increase-in-ppe-pricesBy Kimber Solana HPI poll: Dentists see ‘substantial’ increase in PPE pricesPrices for personal protective equipment have increased substantially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from its COVID-19 economic impact tracking poll conducted the week of Nov. 30.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:01:00 -0600{66AC3AF5-1D6B-481A-8EBB-9B5BC2481D4C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/hhs-proposes-changes-to-hipaa-privacy-rule-to-reduce-regulatory-burdens HHS proposes changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule to reduce regulatory burdensThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights has proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to support individuals' engagement in their care, remove barriers to coordinated care and reduce regulatory burdens on the health care industry, according to an HHS news release.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 15:27:00 -0600{472ED9FA-7A6E-422A-A12F-708A735BDE34}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-supports-rule-allowing-va-health-care-providers-to-practice-in-any-stateBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports rule allowing VA health care providers to practice in any stateThe ADA is supporting an interim final rule that will continue allowing Veteran Affairs health care professionals to deliver health care services in a state other than the one they are licensed, registered or certified to practice in.Wed, 09 Dec 2020 12:15:00 -0600{33FDC239-0C03-47A2-B353-24F8A1B87038}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-urges-lawmakers-to-ensure-american-indians-alaska-natives-have-access-to-careBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges lawmakers to ensure American Indians, Alaska Natives have access to careThe ADA sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations committees Dec. 4 urging lawmakers to ensure that American Indians and Alaska Natives have access to quality dental care.Mon, 07 Dec 2020 15:50:00 -0600{27C882C3-989E-4E82-B494-2793F2FF907C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-adea-aapd-aadr-urge-congress-to-support-oral-health-programsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, ADEA, AAPD, AADR urge Congress to support oral health programsThe ADA, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Education Association and American Association for Dental Research are asking leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to fund oral health programs at the highest amount possible in the 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.Mon, 07 Dec 2020 15:43:00 -0600{42163945-4AF9-41C5-8EC2-665913AE56A7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/december-webinar-shines-spotlight-on-polypharmacy-in-elderly-patients December webinar shines spotlight on polypharmacy in elderly patientsThe Association is offering a free December webinar that will make dentists aware of the challenges with the careful and responsible management of multiple prescriptions for older adult patients, as well as potential side effects and interactions of the most commonly used medications and opioids.Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:50:00 -0600{3FF53E9D-1EDB-472E-8780-D2B85EB7873F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/coalition-urges-congress-to-overturn-irs-rule-allow-ppp-loan-forgiveness-to-be-taxableBy Jennifer Garvin Coalition urges Congress to overturn IRS rule, allow PPP loan forgiveness to be taxableThe ADA and more than 500 like-minded stakeholders are calling on Congress to overturn an Internal Revenue Service rule and allow Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness to be fully tax-free.Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:04:00 -0600{158EDCC0-5F4B-4E9E-883A-7BC75942B124}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/ada-urges-new-administration-to-prioritize-oral-health-in-first-100-daysBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges new administration to prioritize oral health in first 100 daysThe ADA is sharing key dental concerns with the incoming presidential administration — particularly those relating to COVID-19.Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:32:00 -0600{95A5E71C-BB79-437A-98EA-9B899F859124}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/december/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 passing the next legislation relief package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:15:00 -0600{13198508-F078-470C-B7D4-FDCE3C70EA28}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/dental-practices-remain-open-amid-covid-19-surgeBy Mary Beth Versaci Dental practices remain open amid COVID-19 surgeAs COVID-19 cases again surge across the U.S., dentists may be worried about the return of restrictions they experienced in the spring, but as of Nov. 30, no states were asking dental offices to limit essential services, and the American Dental Association is also advocating for dental care to continue during the pandemic.Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:49:00 -0600{CD4FA118-75AF-4D0B-9099-A084CDA9444E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-seeks-volunteers-for-new-standards-working-group-on-teledentistry ADA seeks volunteers for new standards working group on teledentistryThe American Dental Association is seeking volunteers to join a new standards working group on teledentistry.Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:35:00 -0600{AC6F6D81-114C-4411-A2F3-E6A01503EFBD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/comments-sought-to-recognize-american-board-of-oral-medicine-as-national-certifying-boardBy Kimber Solana Comments sought to recognize American Board of Oral Medicine as national certifying board for specialtyThe National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards is seeking comments through Jan. 16, 2021, on an application to recognize the American Board of Oral Medicine as the national certifying board for oral medicine.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 09:13:00 -0600{7621D3E4-CD68-40CD-821E-A8A99408A4B0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/national-childrens-dental-health-month-on-tap-in-februaryBy David Burger National Children’s Dental Health Month on tap in FebruaryNational Children’s Dental Health Month is approaching, and the ADA is helping dentists celebrate the occasion with posters available to festoon dental offices.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 09:00:00 -0600{2DF3D1ED-2D34-4BF3-9358-B1863DDAD815}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/hpi-poll-patient-volume-in-dental-practice-at-76-of-prepandemic-levelsBy Kimber Solana HPI poll: Patient volume in dental practice at 76% of pre-pandemic levelsPatient volume in dental practices is estimated at 76% of pre-COVID-19 levels, representing a slight decline over the past couple of months, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from its COVID-19 economic impact tracking poll conducted the week of Nov. 16.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 07:34:00 -0600{A5E2E44F-8338-4565-AD3C-6342F0494C3B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/2020-ada-design-innovation-awards-winners-announcedBy Kimber Solana 2020 ADA Design Innovation Awards winners announcedThe ADA Council on Dental Practice, ADA Member Advantage and BMO Harris Bank announced Nov. 6 the winners of the second annual Design Innovation Awards, which recognize excellence in dental facilities that seamlessly combine esthetics appeal, function and design.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 07:31:00 -0600{35DE455E-4C28-47D8-BB14-6FBB8DEF4BDF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/former-editor-of-jada-remembered-for-research-that-included-linking-oral-with-systemic-healthBy David Burger Former editor of JADA remembered for research that included linking oral with systemic healthMarjorie K. Jeffcoat, D.M.D., past editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association and former president of both the International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental Research, died Nov. 21.<br/>Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:28:00 -0600{A48534E4-39EE-4E73-8B00-4E9998444476}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/results-from-2020-survey-of-dental-fees-availableBy David Burger Results from 2020 Survey of Dental Fees availableThe Association released its 2020 Survey of Dental Fees in November, which provides readers with an analysis of self-reported fees by procedure from a nationwide random sample of dentists.Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:06:00 -0600{071941CE-B62A-41BB-A598-7A727DBFFD67}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-foundation-data-included-in-blackbaud-incidentBy Kimber Solana ADA Foundation data included in Blackbaud incidentThe ADA Foundation was among the nonprofit entities whose data was included in a data breach reported by Blackbaud, one of the Foundation’s former service providers. Blackbaud assured the Foundation that sensitive information such as social security numbers and credit card numbers were protected by encryption and was not breached.Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:24:00 -0600{1E55D022-5F26-4515-B289-50C9310CEEF5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/missouri-town-averts-rollback-of-fluoridationBy David Burger Missouri town averts rollback of fluoridation with help from early notification lawMissouri is only one of five states that has enacted an early notification law, and it came in handy when the community of Park Hills in the southeast part of the Show-Me State came close to having its community water fluoridation program terminated.Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:00:00 -0600{CDB18037-3CF3-46ED-B9AD-49061A1D0CEC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/dental-practices-start-publicly-reporting-quality-measures-for-the-first-timeBy David Burger Dental practices start publicly reporting quality measures for the first timeFive dental practices have joined forces as members of the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality to become the first in the country to publicly report on oral health quality measures. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:22:00 -0600{53446131-80A0-4612-96D0-FFBF64CF22F6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/new-york-practitioner-settles-violation-of-hipaa-right-of-access-standard New York practitioner settles potential violation of HIPAA Privacy Rule's right of access standardA private practitioner specializing in otolaryngology in Regal Park, New York, has agreed to take corrective action and pay $15,000 to settle a potential violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule's right of access standard, according to a news release by the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:09:00 -0600{70F9A649-3B4B-4D74-BA99-A4AFBC7439DD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-stakeholders-urge-congress-to-pass-legislation-to-streamline-ppp-loan-forgiveness-processBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, stakeholders urge Congress to pass legislation to streamline PPP loan forgiveness processThe ADA and more than 100 associations representing nonprofits, financial institutions and businesses of all sizes are urging Congress to "address the overburdensome Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness process before the end of the year" to help small businesses.Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:51:00 -0600{24BE2DE9-2A97-4F2C-8CF8-2DDCA4EF1A53}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/boston-district-dental-society-members-give-back-to-community Boston District Dental Society members give back to communityBoston District Dental Society members hand out 475 adult and pediatric dental kits, donated by the Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation, during the Nov. 7 Community Give Back Day in Roxbury, Massachusetts.Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:16:00 -0600{EC5D131C-E4E2-43EC-A57E-2954DE42E75A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/top-3-things-to-consider-when-applying-for-ppp-loan-forgivenessBy Jennifer Garvin Top 3 things to consider when applying for PPP loan forgivenessEarly on in the pandemic, many dental practice owners may have applied and received money in the form of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan grant from the Small Business Administration. As dentists begin to make plans to file for forgiveness, the ADA and ADCPA clarify what some may find to be a confusing process.Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:27:00 -0600{94955ACB-B820-4BB0-BEB6-596219F72454}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-says-dental-care-should-continue-during-resurgence-phase-of-pandemicBy Jennifer Garvin ADA says dental care should continue during resurgence phase of pandemicAs COVID-19 continues, the ADA is reminding dentists that dental care should continue during the resurgence phase of the pandemic.Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:00:00 -0600{C29D5581-73F5-4A7D-9B08-DA50833D1125}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/december-jada-looks-at-use-of-low-dose-naltrexone-in-chronic-pain-managementBy Mary Beth Versaci December JADA looks at use of low-dose naltrexone in chronic pain managementLow-dose naltrexone, a semisynthetic opioid, can serve as an alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and other opioids in the medical management of chronic pain disorders, according to a study published in the December issue of JADA.Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:34:00 -0600{0A23FC98-8FF0-4CF7-9BA4-9489D23A37F2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-urges-cdc-to-include-dentists-in-covid-19-vaccine-planBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges CDC to include dentists in COVID-19 vaccine planThe ADA is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to incorporate dentists into its framework for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.Fri, 20 Nov 2020 13:31:00 -0600{5DD00C9A-55FA-4A41-8B67-F637ACE48ADB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/operating-costs-changes-focus-of-latest-hpi-economic-pollBy Jennifer Garvin Operating costs changes focus of latest HPI economic pollOperating costs are up for most dental practices as a result of the pandemic, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of Nov. 2.Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:52:00 -0600{A5CA4236-75FB-4237-9011-EDBC9BD74A43}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-urges-congress-to-pass-additional-covid-19-relief-legislationBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges Congress to pass additional COVID-19 relief legislationThe ADA is urging Congress to pass additional COVID-19 relief legislation in order to ensure the safety and economic stability of dental practices across the country.Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:56:00 -0600{96DEFBB8-129C-4DF9-ACD8-43F3773E0A7F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-to-hold-virtual-course-on-dental-coding ADA to hold virtual course on dental codingThe American Dental Association will hold a dental coding certificate live-stream course Nov. 20.Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:18:00 -0600{D61CFAB9-E629-47F8-989C-0072E0DB5E0C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/alliance-for-a-cavity-free-future-now-receiving-grant-applications Alliance for a Cavity Free Future now receiving applications for 2020-21 grantsThe Canada-U.S. chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future is now accepting applications for grants to help fund interprofessional projects that positively impact the oral health of pregnant women and children under 6.Mon, 16 Nov 2020 15:13:00 -0600{29CA0902-3534-4C72-9A7D-421CED5899A6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/snapshots-of-american-dentistry-nov-16-2020 Snapshots of American Dentistry — Nov. 16, 2020Snapshots of American Dentistry — Nov. 16, 2020Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:16:00 -0600{5FFA8B6C-EE84-4629-8A4E-0C87083FCA29}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/just-the-facts20201116t134923 Just the Facts — Nov. 16, 2020Just the Facts — Nov. 16, 2020Mon, 16 Nov 2020 13:50:00 -0600{82594F0C-E1F9-43B3-B8E1-164A8A27EB5D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-to-launch-jada-monograph-focused-on-covid-19s-impact-on-dentistryBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA to launch JADA+ monograph focused on COVID-19's impact on dentistryIn response to COVID-19's impact on dentistry, the American Dental Association will launch the JADA+ COVID-19 Monograph, a collection of insights, stories and personal reflections from dentists as they journey through the pandemic.Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:12:00 -0600{FDD10986-89BC-4C2B-A590-DB52FA9D85B1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/nyu-study-shows-oral-cancer-pain-may-predict-likelihood-of-cancer-spreadingBy Mary Beth Versaci NYU study shows oral cancer pain may predict likelihood of cancer spreadingAn oral cancer patient's pain intensity score could predict cancer metastasis, helping with future testing options and surgical decision-making, according to a study from the New York University College of Dentistry.Fri, 13 Nov 2020 12:57:00 -0600{7964905B-AE3F-4F98-BEE6-5BECEB7452C0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/alert-warns-of-cybercrime-threat-to-us-hospitals-health-care-providersBy Mary Beth Versaci Alert warns of cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals, health care providersThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, FBI and Department of Health and Human Services are warning health care providers to take precautions in response to credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to the U.S. health care and public health sector, according to an alert from the agencies.Fri, 13 Nov 2020 11:48:00 -0600{A868DFCC-F194-403C-9ACE-BC75D72462B2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/senate-introduces-bill-prohibiting-noncovered-services-in-dental-plansBy Jennifer Garvin Senate introduces bill prohibiting noncovered services in dental, vision plansThe ADA is supporting a new Senate bill that would prohibit non-covered service contract provisions in dental plans.Fri, 13 Nov 2020 11:14:00 -0600{F6F5BF15-F605-4E83-A946-AAB95E44FAD8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-supports-legislation-to-help-military-familiesBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports legislation to help military familiesThe ADA is supporting new bipartisan legislation to give military spouses with valid professional licenses in one state reciprocity in the state where their spouse is currently serving on military orders.Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:47:00 -0600{E07B25FE-5D89-4EB0-9F15-E84D7174655A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-working-group-seeks-volunteers-to-develop-new-standard-on-electronic-dental-benefits-eligibilit ADA working group seeks volunteers to develop new standard on electronic dental benefits eligibility verificationADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics Working Group 11.10 on Administrative Efficiency in Clinical Informatics is seeking volunteers to participate in the development of proposed ADA Standard No. 1102, Electronic Dental Benefits Eligibility Verification. Wed, 11 Nov 2020 15:33:00 -0600{5D51CEAE-9A00-4DB2-915B-C6988EACCD88}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/spokane-moving-forward-on-possible-adoption-of-community-water-fluoridationBy David Burger Spokane moving forward on possible adoption of community water fluoridationSpokane, the largest city in Washington state to not fluoridate its water supply, is on the path to possibly starting the practice after the municipality’s city council decided to go ahead with a proposal that could add fluoride to its water supply.Wed, 11 Nov 2020 15:24:00 -0600{06B1AF00-BBFA-4C84-B859-3C238E76B68C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/new-haven-will-pay-$202k-to-settle-potential-violations-of-hipaa-privacy-and-security-rules City will pay $202K to settle potential violations of HIPAA Privacy and Security RulesThe city of New Haven, Connecticut, has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security Rules after filing a breach report stating that a former employee may have accessed a file on a city computer containing the protected health information of nearly 500 people.Tue, 10 Nov 2020 11:13:00 -0600{5DE26296-FB4B-49C3-A3DE-C70064EA588B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-others-ask-fda-to-ban-menthol-flavored-tobacco-productsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, others ask FDA to ban menthol-flavored tobacco productsThe ADA, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and more than 60 organizations are asking the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes.Tue, 10 Nov 2020 11:00:00 -0600{168EFAF3-FD47-4FCC-BCA4-9FB91BBD35E5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/practice-management-podcast-launches-third-seasonBy David Burger Practice management podcast launches third seasonThe ADA’s practice management podcast Beyond the Mouth began its third season Oct. 21 with an episode featuring an interview with ADA President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S.Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:18:00 -0600{8C1589DF-547C-4241-9B85-25D560BD69D7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/most-dentists-have-experienced-aggression-from-patients NYU research: Most dentists have experienced aggression from patientsAbout half of U.S. dentists experienced verbal or reputational aggression by patients within the past year, with nearly a quarter having endured physical aggression, according to a study led by researchers at the New York University College of Dentistry. Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:16:00 -0600{FCB42295-3DE4-4A83-BE5D-0C5D66A0E5C6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/childrens-airway-health-receives-a-breath-of-fresh-airBy David Burger Children’s airway health receives a breath of fresh airAs the year 2020 comes to a close, the ADA is highlighting the importance of children’s airway health with a new brochure from the ADA Catalog and a December virtual event.Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:03:00 -0600{194E3683-9C7B-402E-81F1-1ACC1F2CA173}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/dentist-members-of-congress-urge-cdc-to-assist-providers-in-disinfectant-shortageBy Jennifer Garvin Dentist members of Congress urge CDC to assist providers in disinfectant shortageFive members of Congress who are all dentists wrote to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in October expressing concern over a disinfectant shortage and urging the agency to develop guidance to help clinicians.Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:48:00 -0600{1808615A-A4E8-406E-86F3-286B853402CD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-clarifies-bylaws-related-to-extraordinary-emergenciesBy David Burger ADA clarifies bylaws related to extraordinary emergenciesThe 2020 ADA House of Delegates in October passed a resolution that simplifies and clarifies how a declaration of extraordinary emergency — such as a pandemic — is adopted.Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:32:00 -0600{91A0497C-81FD-44DB-8DA3-925AD52C550E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/free-webinar-on-n95-respirators Free webinar on N95 respiratorsThe ADA is presenting a free webinar Nov. 17 on N95 respirators.Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:24:00 -0600{8CA75EED-F943-440D-8F46-B31DC93568B7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-member-dentists-elected-to-congressBy Jennifer Garvin ADA member dentists elected to CongressVoters elected several ADA members to the 117th Congress on Nov. 3Fri, 06 Nov 2020 11:58:00 -0600{3BC985A6-9626-43C4-8A1D-D22DB9E3FB9A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/snapshots-of-american-dentistry-november-2-2020 Snapshots of American Dentistry - November 2, 2020Snapshots of American Dentistry - November 2, 2020Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:59:00 -0600{3989A06A-0E76-442A-AE16-8D4A6A1FFA05}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ace-panel-report-focuses-on-steps-dentists-take-when-bonding-crowns-bridges-with-resin-cementBy Mary Beth Versaci ACE Panel report focuses on steps dentists take when bonding crowns, bridges with resin cementAlthough many dentists follow best practices when bonding crowns and bridges, they could improve the process by communicating with their laboratory to confirm the steps performed there, making sure they use an effective cleaning technique after try-in and verifying they use the correct primer with their chosen restorative material, according to an ACE Panel report published in the October issue of JADA.Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:51:00 -0600{7108DE34-A6F4-43D0-8843-98F25F945786}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-updates-teledentistry-policyBy Jennifer Garvin ADA updates teledentistry policyThe ADA has updated its teledentistry policy to better serve dentists who rely on this technology to take care of patients.Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:49:00 -0600{0CE27AA1-4590-4BF3-8F02-4E8AB74B1B83}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/just-the-facts Just the Facts - November 2, 2020Just the Facts - - November 2, 2020Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:47:00 -0600{B155B7CB-D445-4E30-8C34-666FB586E351}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/hhs-provider-relief-fund-deadline-set-for-nov-6By Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund deadline set for Nov. 6The ADA is reminding dentists that they have until Nov. 6 to apply for Phase 3 General Distribution Funding from the HHS Provider Relief Fund. Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:40:00 -0600{0F795E44-0155-4594-A732-CA64DBA28B3B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/webinar-provides-tips-on-safely-holding-give-kids-a-smile-events-during-pandemicBy David Burger Webinar provides tips on safely holding Give Kids A Smile events during pandemicThe ADA is hosting a free webinar Nov. 10 to highlight existing guidance protocols and available resources to Give Kids A Smile coordinators and volunteers who would like to plan a GKAS event in 2021 .Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:18:00 -0600{EB942D15-3E62-45CA-91D4-9781EB7B4D12}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/carecredit-integrates-into-open-dental-practice-management-software CareCredit integrates into Open Dental practice management softwareCareCredit, the patient financing provider endorsed by ADA Member Advantage, announced Oct. 22 that it is now integrated into Open Dental practice management software.Mon, 02 Nov 2020 10:38:00 -0600{2D8076A5-900D-499B-9BEB-935927608A64}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-morning-huddle-debuts-new-lookBy David Burger ADA Morning Huddle debuts new look The ADA unveiled Nov. 2 a new look for ADA’s Morning Huddle and the family of ADA Huddle e-newsletters. Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:31:00 -0600{7423B803-EBF6-4463-B1E9-22320BD27B82}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/prescription-oral-rinse-product-recalled-due-to-microbial-contaminationBy Kimber Solana Prescription oral rinse product recalled due to microbial contaminationSunstar Americas, Inc. announced Oct. 27 it is voluntarily recalling a prescription oral rinse product due to a possible microbial contamination, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:05:00 -0600{31F1222A-5CDB-4616-A219-7540ED11AB60}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/ada-seeks-treasurer-candidates ADA seeks treasurer candidatesMembers interested in running for ADA treasurer can visit ADA.org to find the information necessary to file for candidacy. The deadline for filing is June 14, 2021.Mon, 02 Nov 2020 08:52:00 -0600{F68CFA9F-5060-4318-A8FC-A4D1E8551734}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/urban-dentists-reporting-lower-patient-volume-than-rural-dentistsBy David Burger HPI poll: Urban dentists reporting lower patient volume than rural dentistsDentists practicing in the 20 largest U.S. cities reported lower patient volume than those in rural areas or smaller urban areas, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from a poll conducted the week of Oct. 19. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 10:50:00 -0500{3EF0CAD7-4B31-4BF6-8CB1-7226E87D8245}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/aetna-to-pay-to-settle-potential-hipaa-violations Aetna to pay $1M to settle potential HIPAA violationsAfter reporting three breaches in 2017, Aetna Life Insurance Company has agreed to pay $1 million to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security Rules, according to the Office for Civil Rights.Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:40:00 -0500{6D347A4D-9B8C-4A0D-B393-E89735B84080}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-sees-more-than-5000-attendeesBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference sees more than 5,000 attendeesThe ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference — the American Dental Association's first virtual annual meeting — attracted 5,191 attendees between Oct. 15 and 17.Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:41:00 -0500{1A606149-6C72-4AB8-ADBC-81A7D11BA616}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/nominations-sought-for-commission-for-continuing-education-provider-recognition-public-member Nominations sought for Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition public memberThe Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition, or CCEPR, is seeking nominations for a public member to serve on the commission. Nominations are due Feb. 1.Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:27:00 -0500{668AA8C8-E425-4386-BA2F-ED1460D3F7BA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-dentistry-is-essential-health-careBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA: Dentistry is essential health careDentistry is essential health care, according to a resolution passed Oct. 19 by the American Dental Association House of Delegates. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:20:00 -0500{849E0ADF-2D0E-4F22-A6E2-12B1CEB3F9D3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/house-of-delegates-approves-five-elder-care-resolutionsBy David Burger House of Delegates approves five elder care resolutions, affirming commitment to optimal care for seniorsThe 2020 House of Delegates signaled the Association’s support of equitable dental care to elderly patients, addressing the overarching oral health needs of an aging population by passing five policy resolutions and referring eight other resolutions to ADA councils for consideration, to either refine or resubmit to the 2021 House of Delegates.Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:31:00 -0500{9C8C51CC-AFA6-43C0-BB83-E559F200FAE6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/new-ada-science-and-research-institute-position-focuses-on-real-world-applications-of-researchBy Mary Beth Versaci New ADA Science & Research Institute position focuses on real-world applications of researchThe American Dental Association Science & Research Institute has added a grant-funded position to help translate its research into clinical applications.Wed, 28 Oct 2020 09:45:00 -0500{D9B5CE95-4315-44D4-A8AD-BC318D80969E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/their-final-yearBy Jennifer Garvin Their final yearFrom their first days of dental anatomy to learning how to deliver anesthetic to their initiation to the dental clinic, LaShonda, Dan and Ben have evolved from wide-eyed newbies to “veteran” fourth-year students.Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:33:00 -0500{7DC96801-9E33-4FFB-A44B-386AD91AF3FE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/cdc-to-create-national-framework-for-medical-dental-integration CDC to create national framework for medical-dental integrationThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Oral Health has launched a new initiative to create a national framework for medical-dental integration.Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:27:00 -0500{8D8DD91D-CFA8-41B5-A8EE-B5CCDAA9A7DF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/hrsa-designates-nearly-500-million-to-support-health-professionals-including-dentists HRSA designates nearly $500M to support health professionals, including dentistsThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration announced Oct. 15 that it is earmarking nearly $500 million to support, recruit and retain qualified health professionals.Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:21:00 -0500{BF7887DF-EDA9-4085-9E29-BD2EC9EBAE08}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-supports-silver-diamine-fluoride-for-caries-managementBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports silver diamine fluoride for caries managementThe ADA has a new policy statement on the use of silver diamine fluoride for caries management.Mon, 26 Oct 2020 14:45:00 -0500{8BFF06CF-40F9-4E37-89A0-B65FA995077A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-supports-allowing-dentists-to-expand-scope-of-practice-during-public-health-emergenciesBy David Burger ADA supports allowing dentists to expand scope of practice during public health emergenciesThe ADA supports the utilization of dentists who choose to participate in increasing medical capacity during declared public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a resolution passed by the 2020 House of Delegates in October.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:08:00 -0500{5CA14186-27D2-44D4-9FC3-4E313CD1E578}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/association-advocates-for-medicaid-provider-audit-guidelinesBy David Burger Association advocates for Medicaid provider audit guidelinesThe Association encourages state dental associations to work with their respective state Medicaid agency to adopt guidelines for Medicaid Dental Reviews, according to a resolution approved by the ADA House of Delegates in October.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:48:00 -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.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:40:00 -0500{CD4FD6A9-F1FD-4B8D-9D80-D768994069C1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-urges-national-toxicology-program-to-discard-monographBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges National Toxicology Program to reconsider monographThe ADA is reaffirming its support of the safety of community water fluoridation and asking the National Toxicology Program to change its classification of fluoride.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:10:00 -0500{567B8E4A-854C-486F-A6EA-F956C5A28866}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/association-backs-use-of-point-of-care-test-in-dental-practicesBy Kimber Solana Association backs use of point-of-care test in dental practicesDentists can play a larger role in the early identification of possible medical conditions — including COVID-19 — in patients by utilizing a point-of-care screening tests when conducting patient evaluations, according to a resolution passed by the ADA House of Delegates on Oct. 19.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 08:51:00 -0500{018E7074-3CDB-44E5-B26E-A5E1F29B7110}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-supports-efforts-allowing-dentists-to-administer-vaccinesBy Kimber Solana ADA supports efforts allowing dentists to administer vaccinesThe American Dental Association offered its support to dentists who are seeking to administer vaccines, including — when it becomes available — a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19, according to a resolution passed by the ADA House of Delegates on Oct. 19.Fri, 23 Oct 2020 08:43:00 -0500{FAE8C62B-8CDC-4DB7-98C4-5CB192D4697D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/hhs-provider-relief-fund-open-for-phase-3-applicationsBy Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund open for Phase 3 applicationsThe Phase 3 General Distribution Funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Provider Relief Fund is accepting applications from now until Nov. 6.Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:27:00 -0500{81ABC755-D09E-4A0A-B75D-6CF172329C3B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/central-appalachia-to-benefit-from-new-oral-health-center-in-kentuckyBy David Burger Central Appalachia to benefit from new oral health center in KentuckyThe community dental health coordinator program at Big Sandy Community & Technical College — as well as patients throughout central Appalachia — will benefit from a grant funding the school’s new East Kentucky Oral Health Training Center.Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:00:00 -0500{76C16E14-D6F0-4D84-A99A-F23F23048069}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/research-paper-outlines-recommendations-for-increasing-access-to-careBy David Burger Research paper outlines recommendations for increasing access to care for underserved childrenA child’s oral health can have a lifelong impact on their overall well-being, with access to value-based preventative care just one approach to ensure state budgets remain committed to Medicaid, according to a new research paper from a national provider of dental, vision and orthodontic services to children in underserved communities.Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:44:00 -0500{186E27C6-F9E1-4272-B02C-E89688823407}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/university-of-michigan-researchBy David Burger University of Michigan: Dental providers report being less afraid of COVID-19 Dental providers reported being less afraid of COVID-19 than other essential worker groups, possibly because dentistry has long been attentive to employing protocols and personal protective equipment to safely provide care in the high-risk environments they work in, according to a study conducted by University of Michigan School of Dentistry researchers.Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:36:00 -0500{EC0EF81E-69B6-4D16-B5FB-5996696C2757}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/university-at-buffalo-dental-school-receives-1m-to-establish-endowed-chair-in-oral-biologyBy Kimber Solana University at Buffalo dental school receives $1M to establish endowed chair in oral biologyThe University at Buffalo announced that it received $1 million from Sunstar Group to establish an endowment fund in honor of the late Dr. Robert J. Genco, a leading periodontal researcher who was known as the “father of oral science.”Wed, 21 Oct 2020 11:28:00 -0500{C1E349DA-AE63-4DCF-AA49-5C3C48EF9433}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/sebastian-ciancio-dies-at-age-of-83By David Burger Dr. Sebastian G. Ciancio, ‘giant’ in dental research, dies at 83Sebastian G. Ciancio, D.D.S., a leading researcher in periodontology and pharmacology and recipient of the ADA’s 2014 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, died Oct. 17 at the age of 83.Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:50:00 -0500{B402611F-A736-4BDE-A6AC-01EA1714C3BF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/house-of-delegates-approves-2021-budgetBy Jennifer Garvin House of Delegates approves 2021 budgetThe ADA House of Delegates approved the 2021 budget during its virtual meeting on Oct. 19.Tue, 20 Oct 2020 19:06:00 -0500{43EE3A22-3CB0-45B0-8A87-002A7C7656D2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/dr-anthony-r-volpe-remembered-as-pioneer-in-preventative-dental-careBy Mary Beth Versaci Dr. Anthony R. Volpe remembered as 'pioneer in preventative dental care'Anthony R. Volpe, D.D.S., who retired as Colgate's vice president of scientific affairs in 2013 and evaluated the clinical efficacy of the company's toothpastes during his 52-year career, died Oct. 8.Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:44:00 -0500{6DB27E8F-EDFD-46E1-B651-337E749644AA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/coming-soon-dramatic-changes-to-your-ada-morning-huddle Coming Soon: Dramatic Changes to Your ADA Morning HuddleOn November 2, 2020, the ADA will be unveiling a new look for ADA’s Morning Huddle and the family of ADA Huddle e-newsletters. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:37:00 -0500{65779187-54A4-419F-A74D-81BBDDA10D81}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/dr-klemmedson-installed-as-ada-presidentBy Mary Beth Versaci Dr. Klemmedson installed as ADA presidentDaniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D., of Tucson, Arizona, took office Oct. 19 as the 157th president of the American Dental Association during the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference.Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:11:00 -0500{2F2681C5-2720-48C6-84EA-A94F46611FB3}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/dr-cesar-r-sabates-is-ada-president-electBy Kimber Solana Dr. Cesar R. Sabates is ADA president-electIn balloting Monday at the ADA House of Delegates, Dr. Cesar R. Sabates, of Coral Gables, Florida, was voted president-elect.Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:46:00 -0500{3A5DE459-887D-48F1-81D3-AA919EA81F07}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/jtf-october-19-2020 Just the FactsDentist practice patternsMon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500{CBA44734-BAAC-4790-8DC6-E8265D40B2EB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/snap-october-19-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryDentist Medicaid or CHIP Participation by AgeMon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500{5CCD572D-87ED-44C7-A1CB-609CAF3D4B75}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-supports-legislation-to-lift-medicaid-funding-cap-in-us-territoriesBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports legislation to lift Medicaid funding cap in U.S. territoriesThe ADA is expressing support for HR 6495, the Insular Area Medicaid Parity Act, bipartisan legislation that would lift the Medicaid funding cap in the U.S. territories to give them full access to Medicaid benefits, including oral health care.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:39:00 -0500{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/>Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:37:00 -0500{BF8B1972-B274-43A4-93D4-54C6CAA0B5CE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/webinar-celebrates-75-years-of-community-water-fluoridationBy David Burger Webinar celebrates 75 years of community water fluoridationThe ADA is collaborating with the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section in presenting a free webinar commemorating the anniversary for what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:59:00 -0500{84AEBDDB-C6B2-4B2E-A057-EE1518C344ED}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/unc-dental-students-give-2000-hours-of-community-service-for-sixth-annual-deah-day UNC dental students give 2,000 hours of community service for sixth annual ‘DEAH DAY’University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dental students pack bags of sand for a Ronald McDonald House fundraiser. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:53:00 -0500{BA0A0C47-E509-41A0-86E4-FBCAD7887DE5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/save-the-date-2021-florida-dental-convention-june-24-26-in-orlando Save the Date! 2021 Florida Dental Convention, June 24-26 in OrlandoMake plans to attend the 2021 Florida Dental Convention, “People. Purpose. Passion: Pathways to Success,” to be held June 24-26 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:45:00 -0500{4220070C-8C2F-4A4A-9876-20E80CFC8434}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/show-what-you-know-at-ada-fdc-2020-trivia-nightBy Mary Beth Versaci Show what you know at ADA FDC 2020 trivia nightDo you have what it takes to be a trivia champion? Then get ready to face off against other trivia buffs in your choice of three themed contests Oct. 17 during the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:17:00 -0500{AAE31A54-080F-45B0-BDA9-1B4A9B805D35}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/extra-ada-visa-signature-card-bonus-points-for-members-at-ada-2020 Extra ADA Visa Signature Card bonus points for members at ADA 2020U.S. Bank is offering extra bonus points for ADA members who have the ADA Visa Signature Card, the credit endorsed by ADA Member Advantage, and stop by their virtual booth at ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:57:00 -0500{3DDE4541-1FFD-4F9C-A761-5E759AAA9FE0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/saturday_third-party-payers-subject-of-closing-evening-sessionBy David Burger Third-party payers subject of closing Evening SessionThe closing night of the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference is featuring a panel on one of dentists’ most challenging tasks: working with third-party payers while still being focused on the patient-dentist relationship.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:52:00 -0500{35B4F170-C634-4C9E-8228-F28158B37C1C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/new-ada-member-advantage-endorsements-debut-at-ada-fdc-2020By Kimber Solana New ADA Member Advantage endorsements debut at ADA FDC 2020Visitors at this year’s ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference can learn more about the two new endorsements — Best Card and GE Appliances Store — by visiting their respective virtual booths. In addition, ADA Member Advantage renewed its endorsement of Laurel Road for student loan refinancingFri, 16 Oct 2020 08:41:00 -0500{30A4D208-98FD-4946-BC60-179E00E9B00E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/thriving-in-the-new-normalBy Jennifer Garvin Thriving in the ‘new normal’The changes dentists and dental professionals have experienced during COVID-19 are countless. During the lecture, Only the Strong Survive: Harness Your Strength, Dr. Frank Spear discusses how dentists are beginning to thrive.Fri, 16 Oct 2020 05:23:00 -0500{D8D0D911-A68D-4476-A2DD-4CA605998AFE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/smilecon-2021-to-give-dentists-reason-to-smileBy Mary Beth Versaci SmileCon 2021 to give dentists reason to smileThe American Dental Association invites dentists to meet, play, learn and smile during SmileCon, its reimagined annual meeting scheduled for Oct. 10-13, 2021, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 18:35:00 -0500{59E46042-64E0-4049-8023-D65AC538B7AD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-aadr-honor-evidence-based-dentistry-faculty-and-practice-award-winnersBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA, AADR honor Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty and Practice Award winnersThe American Dental Association and American Association for Dental Research have awarded the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty and Practice Awards to three dentists who have made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:01:00 -0500{C4D3D926-F0EB-4623-A4B6-4F9DA9C0A375}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-welcomes-new-jada-open-access-journal-editorsBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA welcomes new JADA, open-access journal editorsThe American Dental Association has named the new editors of The Journal of the American Dental Association and an open-access science journal set to launch in 2021.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:04:00 -0500{72B86666-F8A1-4A16-BA33-E38A7BDE7BFA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/women-in-dentistry-leadership-series-empowers-dental-professionals-to-find-happinessBy Kimber Solana Women in Dentistry Leadership series empowers dental professionals to find happiness, face their fearsMore money, a better job or even Instagram-worthy vacations can’t bring a person happiness. But if they can’t, then what does?Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:50:00 -0500{D1F7A9DD-139F-4D6C-A35C-0FFB43EE1E99}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-president-looks-back-at-challenging-yearBy Jennifer Garvin ADA president looks back at challenging, extraordinary yearBefore being installed ADA president, Dr. Chad P. Gehani had many hopes and goals for his year of service. Visions included taking the Association to bold places, setting new precedents and leaving the profession stronger than ever before. And that’s just what he did. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:43:00 -0500{45A19677-B1EF-44D4-B03D-0E8912924DAD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-study-finds-covid-19-rate-among-dentists-less-than-1-percentBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA study finds COVID-19 rate among dentists less than 1% Fewer than 1% of dentists nationwide were estimated to be COVID-19 positive as of June, according to an American Dental Association Science & Research Institute and Health Policy Institute study.Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:00:00 -0500{13A245BE-A0A6-4F5F-AE96-FC04946A933B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/friday_-evening-session-highlights-dentistry-as-essential-careBy David Burger Oct. 16 Evening Session highlights dentistry’s role as essential careThe ADA Board of Trustees’ July adoption of an ad interim policy stating dentistry is essential health care provides the foundation of Oct. 16's Evening Session: The Essentialism of Oral Health: How Dentistry Fits in to an Evolving Healthcare Landscape Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:21:00 -0500{4D922EFF-2F12-4204-AF43-3A584DE89770}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/dentists-are-recruiting-again-during-recoveryBy David Burger Dentists are facing difficulties in recruiting dental team members during recovery Roughly one-third of dental practices are recruiting dental assistants and one-quarter are recruiting hygienists, but dentists indicate that recruitment has been challenging, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from a poll conducted the week of Oct. 5.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:37:00 -0500{B443BEED-BE29-4538-9AAF-16829F82A93D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/cellerant-best-of-class-technology-award-winners-offer-glimpse-into-dentistrys-futureBy Mary Beth Versaci Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award winners offer glimpse into dentistry's futureThose who pay a virtual visit to the Exhibit Hall's Best of Class Pavilion during the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference will get a glimpse of what's ahead for the dental industry.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:20:00 -0500{216A52BB-25D6-42F4-A476-2A7F49272FB5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-kicks-off-oct-15By Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference kicks off Oct. 15The ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference kicks off Oct. 15, bringing a live and on-demand experience to dental professionals looking to learn and network in a safe and convenient environment.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:52:00 -0500{FA9AF62B-61B5-4009-BF67-58994826B7B0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ftc-warns-of-email-scams FTC warns of email scamsThe Federal Trade Commission issued a warning Oct. 2, urging people to be on the lookout for scammers.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:10:00 -0500{EA9A0815-12EF-457D-A3A5-7F1D92BC9499}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/show-specials-and-offers-abound-in-the-ada-member-advantage-area-of-the-virtual-convention-hallBy Kimber Solana Show specials and offers abound in the ADA Member Advantage area of the virtual convention hall From savings and gifts to games and prizes, member dentists attending the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference are invited to visit all the booths of ADA Member Advantage-endorsed products and services in the virtual convention hall.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:49:00 -0500{7F22AEAE-FC77-48E0-89FD-D478F7CAD67A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/thursday_cdc-and-ada-experts-unpack-pandemic-impact-act-on-professionBy David Burger CDC, ADA experts unpack pandemic’s impact on professionThe Opening Session on Oct. 15 features a topic that has been at the forefront of every dentist and patients’ minds this year: the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 09:27:00 -0500{225F83B8-A2EE-4F9B-A7FA-DAAF777FE56F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/covid-19-mock-trial-helps-dentists-understand-how-to-protect-themselvesBy Jennifer Garvin COVID-19 mock trial helps dentists understand how to protect themselvesFor providers who have questions regarding legal issues during COVID-19, the ADA is offering a mock trial to help them better understand what they need to do to protect themselves, their team members and their practice.Wed, 14 Oct 2020 08:45:00 -0500{A00268D8-FC20-44D5-B8F8-E14859EB3AD2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/implant-coding-the-focus-of-november-webinar Implant coding the topic of November webinarThe ADA is presenting a free webinar in November on implant coding that features various real-life clinical scenarios and proper coding for patient records and claim submissions.Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:29:00 -0500{B689077F-F567-4F32-8EF1-FA230CD86831}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/centers-for-medicare-medicaid-services-releases-eligibility-fact-sheet Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services releases eligibility fact sheetThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a fact sheet on checking patients' Medicare eligibility.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:16:00 -0500{77C9759E-F8E8-45D6-A025-819013E86B89}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/free-webinar-on-healthy-people-2030 Free webinar on what’s new on the oral health front with Healthy People 2030The ADA is presenting a free webinar in November on the oral health goals and objectives of Healthy People 2030, the importance of incorporating health literacy in achieving them and how to create effective strategies in dentists’ daily work with their patients and communities.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:16:00 -0500{95DE93F7-8BB3-437F-84A9-82A0BE819A12}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/coda-to-host-virtual-hearing-oct-20-on-proposed-standards-revisionsBy Kimber Solana CODA to host virtual hearing Oct. 20 on proposed standards revisionsThe Commission on Dental Accreditation is conducting a virtual hearing on accreditation standards on Oct. 20, from 6-7 p.m. CDT.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:48:00 -0500{AC3501F8-3E9C-470F-9F96-0FBCD8603B3E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/arizona-health-care-provider-settles-hipaa-right-of-access-violation Arizona health care provider settles HIPAA Right of Access violationThe Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Oct. 7 it settled a case involving an Arizona health care provider’s potential violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Right of Access Initiative.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:08:00 -0500{96781442-E595-4E5D-8E97-191887AF77D0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/health-insurer-pays-685m-to-settle-data-breach-hipaa-violations Health insurer pays $6.85M to settle data breach, HIPAA violationsThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Sept. 25 that Premera Blue Cross has agreed to pay $6.85 million to the Office for Civil Rights at HHS to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security Rules. Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:03:00 -0500{6B6EFF93-9E57-4E32-AFD1-280F80A08F78}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/new-ada-toolkit-offers-guidance-for-providing-covid-19-testing-in-dental-practicesBy Mary Beth Versaci New ADA toolkit offers guidance for providing COVID-19 testing in dental practicesThe American Dental Association, in consultation with its Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery, has released a toolkit to help guide dentists interested in offering their patients rapid response, point-of-care COVID-19 testing within their practices.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 10:37:00 -0500{00267C85-433F-4106-AFFC-A95D8C2EDBDD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/academy-of-dental-cpas-shares-tips-regarding-ppp-loan-forgiveness Academy of Dental CPAs shares tips regarding PPP loan forgivenessAllen Schiff, president of the Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA) shared the following tips for dentists who are applying or considering applying for forgiveness.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 10:20:00 -0500{2FF6A650-8263-4F59-A3AB-61890BE92E2F}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-dentists-discuss-ppp-loan-forgivenessBy Jennifer Garvin ADA dentists discuss PPP loan forgivenessMonths after receiving their Paycheck Protection Program funds, many dentists are beginning to consider applying for forgiveness.Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:41:00 -0500{3356AFA6-DA14-416B-96E1-87759CC3A7FE}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/new-guidance-for-ppp-loans-releasedBy Jennifer Garvin New guidance for PPP loans releasedThe U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury released new guidance on Oct. 8 that will streamline the forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less.Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:48:00 -0500{A022EAC9-3987-49AB-A1D6-21660C6FC800}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/nyu-college-of-dentistry-receives-39m-grant NYU College of Dentistry receives $3.9M grant to research improved chronic pain treatment without opioidsThe New York University College of Dentistry announced Sept. 25 that two of its researchers received a $3.9 million grant to study targeting endosomal receptors for the treatment of chronic pain.Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:17:00 -0500{EC5C96EF-5CD0-4757-BF4C-C354D164D05A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/dr-robert-ferris-former-ada-vice-president-dies-at-83By Jennifer Garvin Dr. Robert Ferris, former ADA vice president, dies at 83Dr. Robert T. Ferris, who served as vice president of the American Dental Association from 2004-06, died Oct. 1 at the age of 83.Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:57:00 -0500{1A2D3B92-B5EC-45D5-86A4-79069908391E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/hhs-provider-relief-fund-webinar-set-for-oct-15By Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund webinar set for Oct. 15The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will host an Oct. 15 webcast to help dentists with questions about the Phase 3 General Distribution of the Provider Relief Fund.Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:38:00 -0500{9DF58012-4520-4CEC-AD32-64A3123C721D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/new-ada-visa-business-rewards-card-offers-2x-points-on-all-dental-spending New ADA Visa Business Rewards Card offers 2x points on all dental spendingADA Member Advantage announced Oct. 5 that U.S. Bank created a new credit card exclusively for ADA member dentists, which offers two times the rewards points at dental supply providers like Henry Schein, Patterson and Benco.Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:07:00 -0500{005F2A70-4968-4D0C-A807-A74240A065FF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/should-dental-professionals-get-vaccinated-for-covid19By Kimber Solana Should dental professionals get vaccinated for COVID-19?When a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes available, the choice to be vaccinated for the SARS-CoV-2 virus remains a personal decision.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 17:01:00 -0500{E5FF7EB4-7253-46AD-9E82-CD1968DEE4B8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/provider-relief-fund-now-open-for-next-round-of-fundingBy Jennifer Garvin Provider Relief Fund now open for next round of fundingThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opened the Provider Relief Fund portal Oct. 5 for dentists to begin applying for the next round of funding.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 16:30:00 -0500{B66EC60A-0D73-4DDF-89EB-A28232C8D996}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/covid-19-pandemic-essentialism-third-party-payers-hot-topics-for-nightly-panelsBy David Burger COVID-19 pandemic, essentialism, third-party payers hot topics for nightly panelsEach night of the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference at 5:30 p.m. CDT, the ADA will present an Evening Session, focused on one timely and pressing topic for dentists and dentistry.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:21:00 -0500{86DBB86D-004D-4481-AB3E-38EC18EEFF47}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-aapd-ask-cms-to-update-hospital-outpatient-prospective-ambulatory-surgical-center-systemsBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, AAPD ask CMS to update Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment SystemThe ADA and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry are asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to update the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System in order to improve patient access to dental procedures in hospitals and surgery centers.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 11:59:00 -0500{194A99E1-389F-4752-9305-14461C37B1A4}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-less-than-10-days-awayBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference less than 10 days awayThe ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference is less than 10 days away from bringing dental professionals together virtually to enjoy learning and networking opportunities in a safe and flexible format.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 11:55:00 -0500{C4A2D89B-7BFF-4BF1-8CF7-BFBD0B395688}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/community-meet-ups-allow-ada-fdc-2020-attendees-to-enjoy-music-books-triviaBy Kimber Solana Community meet-ups allow ADA FDC 2020 attendees to enjoy music, books, triviaAt this year’s ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference, dentists and their teams can still find a way to enjoy the good times together while staying apart.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:40:00 -0500{6E4FAB4A-6D93-4871-8679-DFF1CCAE8930}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/visit-the-virtual-exhibit-hall-to-learn-about-dental-products-special-offeringsBy Jennifer Garvin Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall to learn about dental products, special offeringsThe ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference Virtual Exhibit Hall is one-stop shopping for dentists and dental team members to learn about dental products and equipment. This year, attendees are invited to join via their own personal devices and set their own schedules.Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:24:00 -0500{2ED43E0F-5549-498D-A79C-25F47EF30EDB}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/jtf-october-5-2020 Just the FactsMedicaid or CHIP participationMon, 05 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0500{EFE8CDD5-28E6-49C4-976A-0F2A886DB2CC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/national-academies-framework-identifies-dentists-as-essential-frontline-workersBy David Burger Vaccine allocation framework identifies dentists as essentialDentists and dental hygienists are essential health care workers who should be afforded early access to a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a vaccine distribution framework released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine during an Oct. 2 webinar.<br/>Fri, 02 Oct 2020 09:56:00 -0500{20CDD226-5044-4E38-B347-CCE17733CCFC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/cast-your-vote-in-the-ada-design-innovation-awardsBy Kimber Solana Cast your vote in the ADA Design Innovation AwardsVoting for the second annual ADA Design Innovation Awards, which seeks to honor dental facilities that seamlessly combine esthetic appeal, function and design, is open through Oct. 31.Fri, 02 Oct 2020 08:54:00 -0500{3FC7A91F-AFF1-46BD-A929-037CD5CFCBA7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-thanks-house-subcommittee-for-holding-paycheck-protection-program-forgiveness-hearing ADA thanks House subcommittee for holding Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness hearingThe American Dental Association sent a letter Sept. 29 to members of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee and Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access, thanking the subcommittee for holding a hearing on Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness.Thu, 01 Oct 2020 17:11:00 -0500{0D289055-61DF-4E41-8F7B-F3AC5D7A3720}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/written-testimony-for-ada-virtual-house-of-delegates-due Written testimony for ADA virtual House of Delegates reference committee hearings due Oct. 12Due to the virtual nature of the 2020 meeting, those ADA members and nonmembers who are registered for the livestream broadcast of the virtual reference committee hearings who wish to testify must submit written testimony by the close of business on Oct. 12.Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:57:00 -0500{DAAEE7F8-0FDB-4EC7-99CF-6A4EA68523D1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/ada-science-research-institute-scientist-receives-nih-grant-to-develop-self-cleaning-dental-materiaBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA Science & Research Institute scientist receives NIH grant to develop self-cleaning dental materialThe National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has awarded a two-year grant totaling $459,000 to Jirun Sun, Ph.D., with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, to develop coatings or additives for dentures, implants and resin restorations for dental caries prevention and treatment.Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:38:00 -0500{516AFB16-DB7D-4DF5-9273-EA980E164DD5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/hhs-announces-phase-3-of-the-provider-relief-fundBy Kimber Solana HHS announces Phase 3 of the Provider Relief FundThe funds, distributed through the Health Resources and Services Administration, is part of the Phase 3 General Provider Relief Fund. Eligible dentists can begin applying for funds Oct. 5 through Nov. 6.Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:27:00 -0500{ED38E183-37C4-4F8B-ACB5-B03398038FE2}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/father-of-modern-dental-traumatology-dies-at-85By David Burger ‘Father of modern dental traumatology' dies at 85Dr. Jens Ove Andreasen, whose colleagues called him the father of modern dental traumatology and whose contributions to dentistry led him to receive honorary membership in the ADA, died Sept. 26 at the age of 85 in Denmark.<br/>Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:34:00 -0500{9E953FF9-583E-4944-A0D4-DA562E388296}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/october/sign-up-gkas-program-by-nov-13-to-request-product-kitsBy Kimber Solana Sign up GKAS program by Nov. 13 to request product kitsGive Kids A Smile program coordinators should sign up their 2021 event between Oct. 1 and Nov. 13 to be eligible to receive donated product kits.Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:44:00 -0500{FE8F9F1A-62CA-4DDB-86A4-056B9F87F26B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/congress-passes-continuing-resolution-to-fund-governmentBy Jennifer Garvin Congress passes continuing resolution to fund governmentPresident Donald J. Trump signed a bill Sept. 30 to extend current funding and keep the government running through Dec. 11. Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:10:00 -0500{6FB92A4C-EC99-4B48-9912-CA64F8366971}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/microsoft-vulnerability-could-affect-dental-practices-using-windows-server-as-domain-controllerBy Mary Beth Versaci Microsoft vulnerability could affect dental practices using Windows Server as domain controllerThe Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is encouraging private businesses that use Microsoft Windows Server in a domain controller role to apply a security update released in August.Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:45:00 -0500{ADDD7CCD-4100-4793-9C8B-6F989714CCC7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/free-webinar-in-october-on-social-determinants-of-health Free webinar in October on social determinants of health, health equityA free webinar in October will focus on the social determinants of health and health equity within communities. Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:56:00 -0500{A9F5B87F-7EDA-469E-9AA7-803CCFECEE11}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-implores-government-to-allow-nonprofits-to-apply-for-ppp-loansBy David Burger ADA, more than 2,300 organizations implore government to allow nonprofits to apply for PPP loansThe ADA, along with more than 2,300 other organizations, is urging the federal government to expand equal eligibility under the Paycheck Protection Program to include 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations (such as the ADA and state and local dental societies) in any future COVID-19 relief measure.Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:43:00 -0500{BA2A55D5-9B7D-47BF-AC92-6EA19053704C}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-standards-committee-on-dental-informatics-leads-charge-to-foster-interoperabilityBy David Burger ADA leads charge to foster interoperabilityThe ADA is well-positioned to be a leader in advancing interoperability on the heels of federal regulations published earlier this year, according to the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics, in an effort to improve care through information exchange.<br/>Tue, 29 Sep 2020 13:46:00 -0500{C6A9831C-1C3E-4EA2-A45A-3D32ACA32739}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/georgia-clinic-pays-to-settle-potential-hipaa-compliance-violations Georgia clinic pays $1.5 million to settle potential HIPAA-compliance violations after hackingAthens Orthopedic Clinic will pay $1.5 million to the Office for Civil Rights and adopt a corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy and Security Rules, according to an OCR news release, after a hacking incident.Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:29:00 -0500{943E60FB-650E-4811-9605-CFC8CDB396F5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hpi-poll-dentists-see-increase-in-patients-stress-related-oral-health-conditionsBy Mary Beth Versaci HPI poll: Dentists see increase in patients’ stress-related oral health conditionsA majority of participating dentists have seen a rise in stress-related oral health conditions in their patients since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute's COVID-19 impact poll for the week of Sept. 21.Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:18:00 -0500{DFD24B7C-BCD8-4DE5-AA26-73A234FA9C28}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/fqhc-fosters-collaboration-to-boost-hpv-vaccination-ratesBy David Burger FQHC fosters dental-medical collaboration to boost HPV vaccination ratesA federally qualified health center in New Jersey integrated dental and medical teams to successfully increase the rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations in their younger patient population, according to a research article published in the peer-reviewed journal Oral Health & Dental Science.<br/>Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:52:00 -0500{72F5BC37-4368-4E79-BEF2-9BE82238AEB5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/arthur-dugoni-remembered-for-purposeful-lifeBy David Burger Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni remembered for ‘purposeful life’Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni, who led the University of the Pacific’s school of dentistry for 28 years as dean and was ADA president from 1988-89, died Sept. 23 at his home in Palo Alto, Calif from cancer. He was 95.Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:08:00 -0500{1E4ACC01-01BD-402B-AEF1-28EA058B07F5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-reaffirms-that-dental-amalgam-is-durable-safe-effective-restorative-materialBy Jennifer Garvin ADA reaffirms that dental amalgam is ‘durable, safe, effective’ restorative materialThe ADA reaffirmed its position that dental amalgam is a “durable, safe and effective” restorative material in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Sept. 24 statement that existing evidence shows that dental amalgam is not harmful to the general population and treatment options should be made by the patient and dentist.Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:01:00 -0500{0C2D9743-E390-4394-B792-F321D64DB54B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-executive-director-to-moderate-virtual-panel-on-oral-health-care-access ADA executive director to moderate virtual panel on oral health care accessADA Executive Director Kathleen T. O’Loughlin will serve as moderator of a panel on achieving safe access to oral health care and overall health through innovation and technology during a Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and PICC Foundation virtual program.Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:52:00 -0500{89E9B3E8-381E-4EC4-886A-E2A46B05AAB0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/lady-a-to-headline-ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conferenceBy Mary Beth Versaci Lady A to headline ADA FDC Virtual Connect ConferenceCountry music group Lady A, formerly known as Lady Antebellum, will perform Oct. 15 and kick off the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference.Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:24:00 -0500{CD986AB1-2AD4-4702-8B01-8B1FD1FF624D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/october-jada-looks-at-reducing-radiation-exposure-during-intraoral-imagingBy Mary Beth Versaci October JADA looks at reducing radiation exposure during intraoral imagingA study published in the October issue of JADA found the use of rectangular collimators during intraoral imaging significantly reduced levels of exposure to ionizing radiation in tissue models representing child and adult patients when compared with circular collimators.Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:45:00 -0500{8927B3B1-BC72-4B73-BAF5-230644C6B7C5}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/osha-cites-massachusetts-dental-practice-for-respiratory-protection-violationsBy Mary Beth Versaci OSHA cites Massachusetts dental practice for respiratory protection violationsThe U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Georgetown Dental LLC in Georgetown, Massachusetts, for violating respiratory protection and other standards, according to an OSHA news release.Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:14:00 -0500{38CC68BC-AC40-49E3-8DC1-4F558F750D34}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/health-resources-and-services-administration-urged-to-improve-methods-for-determining-shortage-areaBy Jennifer Garvin Health Resources and Services Administration urged to improve methods for determining shortage areasThe ADA is asking the Health Resources and Services Administration to update and improve its methodology for determining health professional shortage areas in response to the agency’s request for information regarding scoring criteria.Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:17:00 -0500{F62CA99B-2B57-4A79-B01D-86DF69705A15}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hvo-volunteers-turn-to-zoom-to-teach-overseas-during-covid-19-pandemicBy Mary Beth Versaci HVO volunteers turn to Zoom to teach internationally during COVID-19 pandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped volunteers with Health Volunteers Overseas from connecting with students and faculty at the dental school at Dhulikhel Hospital in Nepal.<br/>Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:06:00 -0500{A469CF0B-8B63-4283-84A4-5B5A616E8C2A}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/trio-are-recipients-of-ada-foundation-awardsBy David Burger Trio are recipients of ADA Foundation awards for leadership, researchA researcher studying craniofacial muscle stem cells, a Romanian-born adoptee and the founder of a dental school’s LGBTQ+ student organization are the recipients of dental awards bestowed by the ADA Foundation in August.Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:44:00 -0500{1340D95B-ED66-4D8E-9E80-FDA13268E6F9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hhs-announces-provider-relief-fund-reporting-requirementsBy Jennifer Garvin HHS announces Provider Relief Fund reporting requirementsThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released guidance Sept. 19 outlining reporting requirements for health care providers who received funding from the Provider Relief Fund.Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:35:00 -0500{0EFF0952-61D4-4A50-AC2D-E27DEE95CAA0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-and-bayer-deliver-pain-management-resourceBy David Burger Bayer delivers pain management resource to ADA News readersBayer developed and sponsored a laminated pain-management teaching tool that incorporates ADA’s recommendation of considering nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as first-line therapy for the management of acute pain.Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:37:00 -0500{0978749D-4739-4449-BB1A-381B45E8AC40}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/webinar-to-help-dentists-combat-the-opioid-epidemic-in-their-practices Oct. 1 webinar to help dentists combat opioid epidemicThe ADA will stream a free webinar in October to inform dentists about fighting the opioid epidemic and advise how they can effectively manage their patients’ pain.Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:00:00 -0500{269D35A6-8F5D-41E3-A464-E92405CDA248}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/competitive-health-insurance-reform-act-passes-houseBy Jennifer Garvin Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act passes HouseThe U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 21 voted to repeal the McCarran-Ferguson antitrust exemption for health insurance companies by passing HR 1418, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act.Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:32:00 -0500{19C7CFAE-CEA3-4274-8928-BC36C15315DC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-fdc-virtual-connect-conference-offers-24-7-exhibit-hallBy Mary Beth Versaci ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference offers 24/7 Exhibit HallThe Exhibit Hall at the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference will be different from years past, with the virtual platform allowing attendees to access the hall 24/7.Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:16:00 -0500{5AFFBDB6-E650-4409-B986-F7050CAE9EBD}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hpi-poll-sept-7By David Burger HPI poll: More than 90% of dentists applied for relief during pandemicMore than nine of 10 dentists sought out some sort of financial assistance during the pandemic, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from a poll conducted the week of Sept. 7.Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:41:00 -0500{E495F64B-57B3-446B-87DC-7236E3B08484}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/dentists-voice-importance-of-dental-communitys-work-accomplishments-during-covid19-pandemicBy Kimber Solana ‘Certainty in uncertain times’Despite the ongoing uncertainties and questions raised during the COVID-19 pandemic, the dental community rolled up their sleeves and rallied for their patients and dental team.Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:10:00 -0500{AF6C8EF0-8E52-4D77-8349-1FC411218513}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/jtf-september-21-2020 Just the FactsDental practices reopeningMon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500{E7C10F25-8BDA-46D3-AD3A-7F354EB51537}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/snap-september-21-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryDentist Participation in Medicaid or CHIP by SpecialtyMon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500{AAE6F429-E3C6-42CE-8653-7EB51976BFA7}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/botox-for-tmj-disorders-may-not-lead-to-bone-loss-in-short-term Research: Botox for TMJ disorders may not lead to bone loss in short termShort-term use of low doses of Botox to manage jaw and facial pain did not result in significant changes in jaw bone, according to the results of a paper recently published by researchers at the NYU College of Dentistry. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:22:00 -0500{218AB361-79A5-45CC-9CF6-B65337E1D62E}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/new-ada-standards-technical-reports-available-for-comment-by-oct-30 New ADA standards, technical reports available for comment by Oct. 30The American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Informatics and Standards Committee on Dental Products have approved various documents for review and comment.Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:45:00 -0500{5FDF1E1A-9811-4B25-8D07-CD77BB1947BF}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/my-view-searching-for-certainty-in-the-absence-of-evidenceBy Chistopher Smiley, D.D.S. My View: Searching for certainty in the absence of evidenceDentists are traditionally independent and don’t like regulatory agencies telling them what to do. That changed with the arrival of COVID-19. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:30:00 -0500{41225A4B-D139-4B59-80F7-346AE61CEBB8}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-faces-challenges-in-developing-2021-budget-in-unprecedented-yearBy Jennifer Garvin ADA faces challenges in developing 2021 budget in ‘unprecedented’ yearThe Association is facing challenges “unlike any other year in ADA history,” the ADA Board of Trustees said after voting on the ADA’s 2021 budget proposal in August.Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:15:00 -0500{359BC955-8567-42CA-A36B-F06A970AB6BA}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/house-bill-proposes-tax-credit-for-businesses-purchasing-ppeBy Jennifer Garvin House bill proposes $25,000 tax credit for businesses purchasing PPEA House bill is calling for a $25,000 tax credit for businesses, including dental practices, purchasing personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:24:00 -0500{AA672D85-F6BD-4C68-8E49-71429E691037}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-virtual-house-of-delegates-and-reference-committee-hearings-registration-begins ADA virtual House of Delegates meetings, reference committee hearings registration beginsRegistration for the ADA virtual House of Delegates and reference committee hearings in mid-October is open.Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:57:00 -0500{FDBD23CA-D57F-41F8-89EF-CE91A5E9FD46}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/fqhcs-consider-adopting-new-value-based-care-model-in-midst-of-pandemicBy David Burger FQHCs consider adopting new value-based care model in midst of pandemicDr. Alex Barrera, a general dentist at Avenue 360 Health & Wellness, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Houston, said FQHCs are vital as the country tries to move forward in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:02:00 -0500{F3127170-736E-4EC0-8941-B35608CE5115}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/gkas-national-advisory-committee-names-new-chairBy Kimber Solana GKAS National Advisory Committee names new chairThe ADA Give Kids A Smile program announced Sept. 10 it appointed Dr. Barbara Shearer, director of scientific affairs at Colgate-Palmolive Company, as the new chair of the GKAS National Advisory Committee.Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:53:00 -0500{8203E60E-509F-4689-9202-B094F8B56CD0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/fall-2020-ada-catalog-out Fall 2020 ADA Catalog includes five new, revised clinical, practice management guidesThe Fall 2020 ADA Catalog, which arrives in members’ mailboxes this month, features five new and revised clinical and practice management resources and more than 20 new and revised patient education brochure topics.<br/>Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:39:00 -0500{CDEBA0FD-5A70-4A7D-B192-5CCC7D59A2B1}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/cdhc-program-in-new-york-embraces-collaboration-to-reduce-er-visitsBy David Burger CDHC program in New York embraces collaboration to reduce ER visitsAn emergency department referral model is finding success in rural upstate New York, in part because it features a winning trifecta of health care providers —a Community Dental Health Coordinator, an emergency department physician and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon—instilled with the belief that connecting patients to dental care is an essential service.Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:13:00 -0500{E5ECA176-D8C3-47BD-BF47-E2AC19E6ED15}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-standards-committee-on-dental-informatics-to-hold-virtual-meetings ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics to hold virtual meetingsThe American Dental Association Standards Committee on Dental Informatics will hold its next plenary meeting virtually via Zoom at 8:30 a.m. CDT Oct. 14. Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:09:00 -0500{4A52F2DB-A8F4-4E4C-A81A-771385F2ED18}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/alliance-of-ada-holds-amazon-donation-drive-for-florida-domestic-violence-charityBy Mary Beth Versaci Alliance of ADA holds Amazon donation drive for Florida domestic violence charityThe Alliance of the American Dental Association hosts a donation drive each year in conjunction with the ADA annual meeting, and with the meeting moving online this year, so too is the donation drive.Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:51:00 -0500{98ED9A7F-2A0E-412E-AD32-A03BA97D74DC}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/cdc-division-of-oral-health-seeks-applicants-for-dental-public-health-residency-programBy Jennifer Garvin CDC Division of Oral Health seeks applicants for Dental Public Health Residency ProgramThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Oral Health is now accepting applications for the 2021–2022 Dental Public Health Residency Program.Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:17:00 -0500{02C83029-29C3-49D7-AD6A-CAB4D95E52E9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-urges-committee-to-support-ensuring-lasting-smiles-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA urges committee to support Ensuring Lasting Smiles ActThe ADA is asking Congress to pass legislation that would require all private group and individual health plans to cover medically necessary services, including craniofacial abnormalities, resulting from a congenital anomaly or birth defect.Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:40:00 -0500{AD8AF3D8-51B4-474F-86EF-AC409C9E9E9B}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-supports-paycheck-protection-small-business-forgiveness-actBy Jennifer Garvin ADA supports Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness ActThe ADA is supporting legislation to streamline forgiveness from the Paycheck Protection Program for loans less than $150,000 upon the completion of a simple, one-page document.Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:25:00 -0500{174DDECC-5F91-4EB1-9121-F33F693ED855}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/louisiana-dentists-rebuild-after-hurricane-laura-wreaks-havocBy David Burger Louisiana dentists rebuild after Hurricane Laura wreaks havocDrs. Daniel and Stephanie Weaver have lived in Louisiana all their lives, and have weathered many hurricanes over the years. But they never experienced the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Laura.<br/>Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:24:00 -0500{2D896029-EAED-4795-9D2E-C7E98672E955}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-others-support-bill-addressing-workforce-shortages-disparitiesBy Jennifer Garvin ADA, others support bill addressing workforce shortages, disparitiesThe ADA and nine other health care organizations are supporting legislation aimed at improving the health workforce shortage and health disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:54:00 -0500{667B969F-1846-41A5-A09D-3341A60A1038}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/ada-practice-transitions-expands-nationally-in-octoberBy Kimber Solana ADA Practice Transitions expands nationally in October“ADA members, volunteer leaders and state associations all over the country have expressed interest in what ADA Practice Transitions is doing, and so we are happy to be able to expand nationally,” said Dr. Kirk Norbo, ADA Business Innovation Group board chair.Wed, 09 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500{5A11586E-CBFF-4F1B-9BF9-C81AF331F1E6}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hhs-provider-relief-fund-deadline-is-sept-13By Jennifer Garvin HHS Provider Relief Fund deadline is Sept. 13The ADA is reminding dentists that they have until 11:59 p.m. ET Sept. 13 to apply for funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal.Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:11:00 -0500{1AFE7548-E16E-4877-B9CE-04B47530C530}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/september/hpi-poll-economic-recovery-from-covid19-pandemic-levelling-off-nationallyBy Kimber Solana HPI poll: Economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic levelling off nationallyThe economic recovery of dental offices appears to be leveling off nationally with 99% of dental offices open and patient volume at 74% of pre-COVID-19 levels, according to data from the ADA Health Policy Institute impact of COVID-19 poll for the week of Aug. 24.Tue, 08 Sep 2020 09:32:00 -0500{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 FactsDentists participating in Medicaid or CHIPMon, 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{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{59873A34-815A-43DB-B2F0-045F6B8A48D0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/my-view-the-dental-office-as-essential-spaceBy Cynthia K. Brattesani, D.D.S My View: The dental office as an essential place“You can take your mask off now, Sam.” What sweet words that we can tell patients who come to our office wearing their masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br/>Wed, 02 Sep 2020 00:30:00 -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. 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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{69FF0EEE-2114-4EB5-9DD6-E43287DDD1B0}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/august/dp-test-pageBy 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{7F850698-6B88-4F02-B6B1-2646D7B7E301}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/jtf-july-13-2020 Just the FactsDental practices reopeningMon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0500{658391AF-7DAB-42E3-A5DE-8AF38C0C7039}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/july/snap-july-13-2020 Snapshots of American DentistryHours open by practice sizesMon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -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{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{B1B35D2A-FB7A-415E-B7F4-1E41FAC0C7E9}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/june/dnu-ada-endorses-bento-to-provide-modern-alternative-to-administration-of-dental-benefit-plansBy 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.Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -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{3ABBE8B7-FF2D-49CC-9C2A-15410EDBDC0D}http://www.zaliu60.top/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/may/test-pageBy David Phelps ADA News 3-Column PageTue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 -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澳门太阳集团游戏平台