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Update - Section 1557
The ADA has developed a number of resources to help members comply with the final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Federal Government, ADA Emphasize Importance of Flossing and Interdental Cleaners
CHICAGO, IL - Recent news reports question whether existing scientific research support oral health benefits associated with flossing. The bottom line for dentists and patients is that a lack of strong evidence doesn’t equate to a lack of effectiveness. As doctors of oral health, dentists are in the best position to advise their patients on oral hygiene practices because they know their patient’s oral health status and health history.
2017 Distinguished Service Award and the William Jarvie and Harvey J. Burkhart Award
The NYSDA Council on Awards is seeking nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Service Award and the William Jarvie and Harvey J. Burkhart Award. The Council encourages participation in the nominating process, and looks forward to receiving many worthy resumes in consideration of NYSDA’s most prestigious awards.

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