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Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Gold and Silver Medalist to be a Keynote Speaker at ADHA's 94th Annual Conference

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is excited to announce that Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic gymnastics gold and silver medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” champion, will be a keynote speaker at the 94th Annual Conference, taking place in Jacksonville, Florida from June 14 to 17. In addition, attendees that register before April 30 will be entered for a chance to win a special meet, greet and photo with the Olympic champion.

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New Braces Clinical Trial Sheds Metal Brackets

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Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.

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Kristine Hodsdon Featured in Five Sessions at ADHA Annual Conference

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announced Kristine Hodsdon, RDH, MSEC, will form part of its roster of dental hygiene experts speaking at its 94th Annual Conference. As the premier event for dental hygienists to advance their career and learn from top educators and practitioners in the profession, the ADHA Annual Conference will feature the most pressing topics affecting the dental hygiene profession and access to oral care in America. To prepare attendees for an experience in personal and professional development, Hodsdon will host a Facebook Live talk for ADHA followers on March 13 at 7pm ET.

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Dental Plaque DNA Shows Neandertals Used ‘Aspirin’

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Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals – our nearest extinct relative – has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness.

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Top Honor Goes to Columbia Dental School’s Dean Emeritus

Dr. Allan Formicola, who led the school for 23 years and chronicled its 100-year history, will receive the prestigious William J. Gies Award for Vision from ADEA. The College of Dental Medicine has received two previous Gies Awards.

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Health Care Changes to Impact Dental Care

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This June, more than 1,500 dental hygienists will come together from all parts of the U.S. to learn from top dental hygiene experts, advance their careers with new research and technology, and engage with their peers at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s 94th Annual Conference. Committed to providing excellent content, ADHA is proud to announce Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH, who will cover changes in the health care system and how dental hygienists can prepare themselves for those changes at this year's conference.

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UofL’s School of Dentistry Boasts Top 15 National Ranking in Research Dollars

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Thanks to a growing research enterprise, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry ranks 13th nationally in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research funding for 2016- a jump from 17th in the previous year.

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Research Explores Lasting Effects of Early Preventive Dental Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Children

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A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.

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New Cavity Treatment Offers No Drilling, No Filling

UAB School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities between teeth a new, less painful option for treatment in a new clinical trial.

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Teledentistry Featured at ADHA’s 94th Annual Conference

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Every year, more than 1,500 dental hygienists come together from all parts of the U.S. to learn from and network with the top experts in their field at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s (ADHA) 94th Annual Conference. This year, ADHA is pleased to announce Michelle Noblet-Vacha, RDH, BS as one of the conference’s featured speakers, covering “Teledentistry and Addressing the State of Decay in Older Adults.”







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