Grassroots solutions from America’s dentists: Getting everyone the dental care they need

An article by Maxine Feinberg, DDS – current President of the American Dental Association Amid all the talk of cost and access to health care come stories of innovation and grassroots solutions to get people the dental care that they need. These solutions are not the invention of big government,...

CDC Data Shows Early Childhood Caries Trending Down

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. CDC data presented at an Oct. 23-24 dental conference shows a downward trend in early childhood caries in the United States.  “Untreated decay is now on a downward trend,” Dr. Bruce Dye, dental epidemiology officer at the Centers for Disease Control...

UPDATE: ADA and CDC Issue Warning, Provide Ebola Resources

Guidance to Dental Professionals on the Ebola Virus A person infected with Ebola is not considered contagious until symptoms appear. Due to the virulent nature of the disease, it is highly unlikely that someone with Ebola symptoms will seek dental care when they are severely ill. However, according to the...

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