Posted on 1/22/2019
A new hard-hitting campaign by the Rethink Sugary Drink initiative, of which the ADA is a part, will use graphic images to highlight the damage done to teeth by regular sugary drink consumption.
Posted on 1/18/2019
The American Dental Association has responded to a recently-released study which raised concerns about the safety of certain types of dental floss.
Posted on 1/17/2019
Burnout is a real issue for dentists, and dental professionals generally, with one study reporting that 84% of dentists reported symptoms associated with burnout such as insomnia, fatigue, difficulty and feeling directionless in life, among others.
Posted on 1/16/2019
After more than four and a half years of the ADA working with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and nearly twenty other active parties in the Award, the Full Bench of the FWC handed down a final decision on 9 January 2019 regarding major amendments to t
Posted on 1/14/2019
In 2007, the people of Juneau, Alaska voted to remove fluoride from their drinking supply
Posted on 1/11/2019
Genetic research across a diverse range of areas is establishing that some people, despite brushing, flossing and making healthy lifestyle choices, have an increased incidence of caries and possibly, gum disease.
Posted on 1/9/2019
Released just prior to Christmas, the Federal Government’s response to the Senate Inquiry into the value and affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs provides a disappointing response to addressing the pressing issues
Posted on 1/7/2019
Part of a range of grants and scholarships that the ADA awards to provide extra support for the dentists of tomorrow, the annual study grants for Indigenous and rural and remote dental students are of particular importance.
Posted on 1/2/2019
The Australasian Section of the International College of Dentists (ICD) has announced the inaugural ‘Young Dentists Volunteerism Grant’ which will be awarded in 2019. This grant is a collaborative initiative with the Australian and New Zealand Dental
Posted on 12/27/2018
One of the key pieces of information that archaeologists need to understand how early societies develop and grow is the biological sex of human remains found there.