The Oral Health America 2009 Symposium, "Collaborative Health Care for Older Adults: A Symposium for Creating Dialogue Between Medicine and Dentistry," took place on October 16, 2009, at the New York Academy of Sciences. Medical, dental, and academic communities came together to discuss health issues affecting older Americans.
ADEA is pleased to announce a new web-based manuscript submission and peer review system. ADEA has partnered with Manuscript Central to join the more than 3,400 journals currently using this system.
The National Museum of Dentistry has unveiled a new interactive program on its website, "Your Spitting Image." This new component of the museum's web presence features an in-depth exploration of forensics, saliva, and bioengineering as it relates to science, dentistry, and oral health.
At the end of November 2009, the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University signed an agreement with the American Dental Association (ADA) to become the urban site of the ADA's Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) pilot program.