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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

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Urge Congress to Include Dentistry in the Next COVID Relief Package

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Should my children have fluoride?

ADA Amount of Fluoride for Kids

The American Dental Association recommends that children and adults use fluoride toothpaste displaying the ADA Seal of Acceptance. For children younger than 3 years, you should begin brushing your children’s teeth as soon as they start to appear in the mouth by using fluoride toothpaste in an amount no more than a smear or the size of a grain of rice. You should be brushing their teeth thoroughly twice a day (morning and night) or as directed by your dentist or physician. For children 3 to 6 years of age, dispense no more than a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste and brush teeth thoroughly twice per day. Always supervise your child’s brushing to ensure that they use the appropriate amount of toothpaste and try and get your child to spit out most of the toothpaste.
ADA Success for Dental Students

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