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Design Innovation Awards 2020

2020 ADA Design Innovation Awards

Is Your Practice a Winner? It could be. Entries accepted July 6 - September 4, 2020.

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CBS Coverage of Dental Office Openings

Patient Return Resource Center

Educate your patients on what to expect during their next visit with customizable visual guides, Facebook posts, emails and more.

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ADA Endorses Bento

Save time and money with ADA-endorsed Bento, a modern alternative to dental benefits administration.

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HHS Provider Relief Funds

Action Alert

Urge Congress to Include Dentistry in the Next COVID Relief Package

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How do I brush my teeth? How long should I brush?

You should be brushing your teeth for two minutes, twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. Choose a soft-bristled brush that fits your mouth and place the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gums. Gently move the brush back and forth in short, tooth-wide strokes. Brush the outer surfaces, the inner surfaces, and the chewing surfaces of the teeth. To clean the inside surfaces of the front teeth, tilt the brush vertically and make several up-and-down strokes. Brush your tongue to remove bacteria and keep your breath fresh.
ADA Success for Dental Students

Prepare for life as a dentist with this series of live programs.