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Do You Know about the Kids’ Healthy Mouth Campaign?

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The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, launched in August 2012, is a collaboration between the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives.

RWJ Foundation and Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute Support Oral Health in American Indian Communities

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Poor oral health care has been an issue in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities for many years. The most recent study reported that the AI/AN population has the highest dental caries rate in the country. The problem is attributed to a number of factors, including a lack of access to providers who understand and are committed to working in AI/AN communities.

Dentistry in the News - April 2011

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Is love on the horizon for Ashley Hebert, a fourth-year dental student at the University of Pennsylvania? Ashley recently competed with 24 other contestants on The Bachelor and is now slated to be the star of the next installment of The Bachelorette, premiering May 23.

Dentistry in the News - March 2011

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Gies Award winner and writer Ms. Mary Otto covered the work of a mobile dental clinic bringing care to poor children in Prince George's County, Maryland, for the Washington Post.

Dentistry in the News - February 2011

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Americans' consumption of bottled and filtered water has doubled over the past decade. Could this affect tooth decay? Dr. Steven M. Levy, Professor at University of Iowa, has been studying the effect of fluoride intake on infants. He was quoted in a widely syndicated Washington Post article.

Dentistry in the News - January 2011

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A front-page November 22, 2010, New York Times article raised concerns about children's exposure to radiation during oral examinations. ADEA member Dr. John B. Ludlow, Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is one of the experts on dental radiation quoted in the article.

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