Kansas City to Host New Dentist Conference July 17 – 19

Kansas City – Here We Come! Kansas City has been chosen as the location of the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference, which will be held July 17-19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center. From the heart of America and the center of Midwest hospitality, comes an event that delivers everything...

Fight High Cavity Rate in Children with Fluoride Toothpaste

  CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 — To fight cavities in children, the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) is updating its guidance to caregivers that they should brush their children’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth comes in. This new...

Fluoridation anniversary approaches

  On January 25, 1945, at 4 p.m. in Grande Rapids, MI, community water fluoridation began.  Today, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which lists water fluoridation as one of the 10 great public health achievements of the 20th Century, 210.7 million people or 74.6% of the...

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