Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month

Defeat Monster Mouth! Each February, the Kansas Dental Association participates in the National Children’s Dental Health Month campaign to educate children, parents and teachers on the importance of good oral health. The ADA recently announced that for 2015, they have selected an exciting new theme –...

FDA Approves New Hydrocodone Product That’s Hard to Abuse

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an extended-release hydrocodone product with properties that can reduce abuse of the drug. Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) is an opioid analgesic that can treat pain severe enough to require daily,...

Cigna Postpones Launching Dentist Rating System

Originally published by the American Dental Association. Cigna is postponing the implementation of its proposed dentist rating system after months of negotiation with the ADA. Cigna announced in the fall that in 2015 it would launch what it called a cost-effectiveness designation program that rated...

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