Oral-B Kicks Off “Glide Into The Holidays” Program Benefiting Operation Smile Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 04:32 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry NEW YORK, New York – To help make the holiday season easier, Oral-B Glide along with “General Hospital” star Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, today will kick off the “Glide Into The Holidays” program benefitting Operation Smile, with a free skate day at New York City’s Wollman Rink in Central Park. At the event, families are invited to Glide on the ice to raise money for Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity that provides free surgeries to repair cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities for children around the globe.
American Dental Association Launches Evidence-Based Dentistry Web Site Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 11:31 AM - 8 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – The American Dental Association (ADA) announces the launching of EBD.ada.org, the Web site dedicated to evidence-based dentistry (EBD). EBD.ada.org allows easy and quick access to a database of systematic reviews of oral health clinical information from one centralized location.
Give Kids A Smile Provides Free Oral Health Care to Nearly Half-Million Children Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 07:16 AM - 8 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Thousands of volunteers, NL Baseball’s 2008 MVP Albert Pujols support nationwide programCHICAGO, Illinois – The American Dental Association (ADA)'s seventh annual Give Kids A Smile®program provided free oral health services to some 465,800 underserved children across the country. Enrolled through their schools, dental societies, and other community groups, the children received X-rays, fillings, cleanings, sealants, educational materials, dental hygiene products and more, all free of charge.
ADA Statement to Capital Public Radio Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 07:12 AM - 8 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-- Dentists are health care professionals, and they want to help their patients receive the treatment they need and want. For a variety of reasons, many patients may not have the readily available funds to pay for their care at the time of treatment. Some patients may not have dental insurance, or the insurance coverage they have may not cover the entire cost of treatment. Some patients may wish to budget their treatment costs over time instead of paying all at once. In these types of instances, CareCredit can be a useful financing option that dental offices may offer to patients in order to structure various interest and no interest payment plans to finance necessary or elective dental care.
ADA Hosts National Museum of Dentistry’s "MouthPower" Exhibit Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 07:02 AM - 8 years, 10 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Traveling exhibit helps children discover the power of a healthy smileCHICAGO, Illinois – "MouthPower," a traveling exhibit in which children can learn to brush their teeth on a larger-than-life mouth, play dentist in a child-size dental chair and clinic coat, learn the dangers of tobacco and explore parts of a tooth, is coming to Chicago.
Survey Finds Smile Is "Most Attractive" Physical Feature Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 11:55 AM - 8 years, 10 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Men, Women Differ in Oral Health Care HabitsCHICAGO, Illinois – Valentine's Day is around the corner, and what do people find most attractive in others? The smile. A national survey from the American Dental Association and Crest® and Oral B® finds that the smile outranked eyes, hair and the body as the most attractive physical feature.