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Sign Up for the Wisdom Tooth Insider

The Wisdom Tooth Insider is a monthly e-newsletter that provides updates on the Wisdom Tooth Project and highlights individuals and organizations who are leaders in the fields of geriatric dentistry and gerontology. Read More »

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Maturity Re-Imagined

How will you live the rest of your life? The timing, power and purpose of maturity are being dramatically re-imagined as a result of increasing longevity, the boomer age wave and a spectrum of new lifestyle choices across adulthood, including health, family, work, housing, leisure, giving and money. In this provocative presentation, recorded at ASA’s 2015 Aging in America Conference, Ken Dychtwald, PhD, President and CEO of Age Wave, and Chair-Elect of ASA’s Board of Directors, explored a wide range of game-changing issues in the longevity revolution. Read More »

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Dental Assistants Appreciation Week

Dental Assistants Appreciation Week March 2-7, 2015. Dentists from around the world will celebrate by honoring their dental assistants for the variety of duties they perform and helping them provide patients with quality dental care. This year's theme, "Dental Assisting: Embracing the Changes of the Profession," acknowledges the growing importance of dentistry's role in overall health and the responsibilities of dental assistants. Read More »

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March 20th World Oral Health Day

March 20th is the day where individuals across the world celebrate the benefits of having a healthy mouth and raise awareness about important oral health issues. Join us by celebrating World Oral Health Day and promote smiles for life.  Read More »

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Social Media and Health Research

According to researchers at the University of Columbia, more and more physicians are embracing social media to connect with their patients and healthcare consumers. Large social networking sites, such as Twitter, allow physicians to discuss major topics in healthcare today, such as the stem cell controversy, spinal cord injuries, and Parkinson’s disease. By using social media as a tool, it will allow physicians to be more aware of what their patients are consuming about scientific research and could potentially help temper patient’s expectations about certain treatments in the future.  Read More »

Patient Education

Fluoridation Toolkit

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation. Join the Campaign for Dental Health in educating people of all ages, in communities across the country on how water fluoridation protects teeth from decay. Read More »

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