Industry News

Operatory Light Designed to Offer Optimal Visual Acuity and Ergonomics

NEWBERG, Ore–To be unveiled at the Chicago Dental Society's 2012 Midwinter Meeting, the new A-dec LED dental operatory light, designed to offer optimal visual acuity and treatment-room ergonomics, is now available to doctors worldwide.

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CODA Accepts Recommendation on Feasibility of Dental Hygiene Programs

Chicago, February 3, 2012—Today the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) ruled to accept the recommendation to require a formal needs assessment to determine the feasibility of proposed dental hygiene programs.

Based in part on a recommendation submitted to CODA by the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) and further refined by CODA's Dental Hygiene Review Committee the new language included on the initial program application for CODA accreditation reads:

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Free, Unlimited CE for Dental Assistants

(Chicago: February 2, 2012) Sometimes, the best things in life are free.

Professional dental assistants, need continuing education, and can receive it free of charge with the convenience of on-line delivery and in unlimited quantities at no charge as a member of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA).

America's oldest, largest dental assisting organization is now providing its active and student members with all the continuing education they need and want, on-line and up to date with no review or testing fees.

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

ADA's National 'Give Kids A Smile®' Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Celebration
CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2012— The American Dental Association (ADA) shines a light on dental health for children during February, marking the 10th anniversary of its Give Kids A Smile program as well as its annual National Children's Dental Health Month.

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