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Attending Chicago Dental Society's
MidWinter Meeting?

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From Feb. 24-26 at the McCormick Place West Building visit the American Dental Assistants Association at booth 332 in the Scientific Exhibits section. Speak with fellow ADAA members to learn about the benefits of being an ADAA member and our free E-Membership!

The ADAA will be hosting ADAA Learning in the Round-Roundtables which have sold out once again! See Pages 104-105 of the CDS Preliminary Program.

For more Information on the CDS Midwinter Meeting visit,

Researchers pull teeth for stem cells
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Research into the collection and use of dental stem cells are in the early phase, but already some are saying the future is promising. In Las Vegas, a couple of dentists will pull children's teeth to ship them off so the stem cells could be harvested. More

FDA issues warning about powdered gloves
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recommended warning for examination gloves that use powder. This draft guidance recommends use of a warning statement on labels for powdered medical gloves. More

Shedding light on oral cancer
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VideoBriefOral cancer is the sixth most common form of the disease in American men. If that's not frightening enough, dentists are now discovering more cases of oral cancer among young, healthy women. By the time oral cancer is visible, it's usually too late. More

Mark your calendar! Registration opens April 6, 2011

The 2011 ADAA Annual Session will meet in conjunction with the ADA! Join together with leaders in dental practice, research, academics and industry and choose from among more than 260 continuing education courses over four days.

2011 ADA Annual Session Dates:
Scientific Program: Monday, Oct. 10 - Thursday, Oct. 13
World Marketplace Exhibition: Monday, Oct. 10 - Wednesday, Oct. 12

Study: Most Americans favor electronic medical records
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Despite privacy concerns, more than three quarters of Americans favor the use of electronic medical records, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Chicago who polled 1,000 people found that while nearly half said they had worries about the privacy of electronic medical records but 64 percent thought the benefits of being able to access their records online outweighed those concerns. More

Zinc poisoning linked to popular denture creams
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WebMDThe body needs zinc. But because the body balances zinc and copper, people who get way too much zinc have dangerously low levels of copper. Moreover, zinc overdose itself may be toxic. The result is bone marrow suppression and degeneration of the spinal cord, usually resulting in crippling nerve damage. It's been called "human swayback disease." More

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Study: Use of alcohol-free antibacterial mouth rinse is associated with decrease in preterm birth
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In a study presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, researchers demonstrated that use of non-alcohol antibacterial mouth rinse containing cetylpyridinium chloride decreases the incidence of preterm birth. "Preterm birth is the major cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity worldwide and still difficult to predict and prevent, said Marjorie Jeffcoat, D.M.D., one of the study's authors. "So, when we found that something as simple as mouthwash could change the outcomes, we were very excited." More

Latest procedure may help make dental implants more common
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VideoBriefA revolutionary surgical procedure allows a person without any teeth to regain a full set in just an hour. These dental implants are growing in popularity as more specialists learn the skills. More

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