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Dental Quality Alliance Seeking Proposals for Study

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 – The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) is seeking project proposals from researchers in order to validate performance measures on pediatric oral health. The projects will test the feasibility, reliability and validity of DQA measures.

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Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Offers Advanced Point-of-Care Imaging

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 –In the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Association's (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) presents an ADA report with recommendations for the safe use of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in dental practice. This imaging method provides three-dimensional detail of oral and maxillofacial structures, which can help clinicians, provide improved treatment and lead to better patient outcomes.

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ADA Offers Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering a new publication, The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions, to help dentists deliver safe and coordinated care for patients with chronic medical conditions with a book that provides detailed references, images and expert advice from 25 academicians and clinicians.

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AAO Foundation Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection Project Surpasses 400Case Mark

ST. LOUIS (July 19, 2012) –The American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) Craniofacial Legacy Growth Collection Project, an effort to preserve irreplaceable representative samples of U.S. and Canadianlongitudinal craniofacial growth records dating back more than 75 years, announces that more than 400 cases have now been uploaded to the website. Recent additions from the Wright State University Fels Longitudinal Study and the University of Oklahoma Denver Growth Study have more than doubled the number of images previously available in the searchable online database.

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