ADEA launches website for prospective students
August 15, 2014 -- The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) launched its new GoDental website for students considering a career in dentistry or dental hygiene.
Scams played on dentists: Part 3 -- The insurance industry
August 13, 2014 -- In the final part of this series, Dr. Michael W. Davis details some of the ways dentists and dental offices are vulnerable to scams. This part discusses the insurance industry and concludes the series on the scams played on dentists.
Covered California 2015 premiums to increase modestly
August 8, 2014 -- Premiums for Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace, will go up an average of 4.2% in 2015 for the 1.4 million Californians now enrolled in the exchange.
Futuredontics offers free social media package with PatientActivator
August 6, 2014 -- Futuredontics is offering dental practices a free Social Media FastTrack Package when they sign up for a PatientActivator subscription through August 31.
DentalEZ offers #MYNUSIMPLICITY Sweepstakes
August 6, 2014 -- DentalEZ Group has launched its #MYNUSIMPLICITY Sweepstakes, currently running on its Facebook page.
Patterson Dental relaunches OnTrack system
August 5, 2014 -- Patterson Dental Supply has relaunched its OnTrack business intelligence system designed for dental practices.
Carestream introduces all-new Dental Summit
August 5, 2014 -- Carestream Dental has announced that registration is open for the newly revamped Dental Summit, to be held in Atlanta on November 7-9.
Nierman updates DentalWriter software
August 1, 2014 -- Nierman Practice Management has just released a midterm update of its DentalWriter practice management software.
Deal reached on VA reforms
July 28, 2014 -- Congress has reached an agreement to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with the details of the deal scheduled to be released later on Monday, July 28.
Athenahealth, Henry Schein expand agreement
July 28, 2014 -- Athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR) and practice management, and Henry Schein have expanded their strategic agreement.
Ark. report details cost of adding dental coverage to private option
July 28, 2014 -- >Requiring dental and vision coverage under Arkansas' so-called private option would increase costs by $42.6 million a year, about $20 per person per month, according to a new report delivered to the Arkansas Legislature.
Federal employees get more flexibility for dental coverage
July 24, 2014 -- Federal employees in the U.S. who get married or return to work after a taking leave will soon be able to enroll for dental and vision coverage outside of the open enrollment period.
ACA: Dental coverage rising for young adults via expanded coverage
July 23, 2014 -- More young adults are getting dental coverage under the healthcare policies of their parents, according to a new report by ADA researchers. This "spillover" effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) dependent coverage policy stems from employers' voluntary expansion of dental coverage, which dovetails with the expansion of medical coverage.
5 ways to ensure safe dental restorations for patients
July 23, 2014 -- In this Second Opinion, Gary Iocco, president of the National Association of Dental Laboratories, reminds dental professionals that poorly made dental restorations -- whether made in the U.S. or abroad -- can lead to a range of health consequences for patients and, in turn, legal consequences for dentists.
Sheri's Solutions: Sorry, we don't take your 'insurance'
July 14, 2014 -- In her latest Sheri's Solutions, Dr. Sheri Doniger asks how you handle the oft-asked question of "Do you take my insurance?" While seemingly a straightforward question, the answer involves preparation and important practice management decisions.
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ACA: Dental coverage rising for young adults via expanded coverage

More young adults are getting dental coverage under the healthcare policies of their parents, according to a new report by ADA researchers. This "spillover" effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) dependent coverage policy stems from employers' voluntary expansion of dental coverage, which dovetails with the expansion of medical coverage. Read more.

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