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onDiem and ADAA Announce Partnership
08/01/2022

onDiem and ADAA Announce Partnership

For Immediate Release

onDiem is excited to announce a strategic partnership with the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA). This collaborative partnership will have a significant impact across the entire dental echo system. At the core of this partnership is a mutual commitment to support dental assistants in thriving in their careers by providing access to resources, continuing education, and career development opportunities.

PDS Foundation Dental Assistant Scholarship Opportunity
07/27/2022

PDS Foundation Dental Assistant Scholarship Opportunity

By Taylor Studebaker

Recognizing the importance of dental assistants to the future of dentistry, the Pacific Dental Services® (PDS®) Foundation created the Dr. Carolyn Ghazal Dental Assistant Scholarship to provide DA students with need-based financial aid, mentorship, and on the job training. Named after Dr. Carolyn Ghazal, Chair of Associate Dentist Development at PDS University™ –Institute of Dentistry, the scholarship aims to mold the next generation of passionate, servant-hearted, dental assistant leaders.

PDS Applauds CMS Expansion of ‘Medically Necessary’ Dental Service for 24 Million People
07/27/2022

PDS Applauds CMS Expansion of ‘Medically Necessary’ Dental Service for 24 Million People

By Pacific Dental Services

This is a bright day for the collaboration of healthcare and dental! At the urging of 112 lawmakers, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded Medicare coverage of medically necessary oral and dental treatment. The move will affect an estimated 24 million people who currently have no access to dental coverage. 

Darby Invests in onDiem to Bring Flexible Staffing Solutions to Customers
07/26/2022

Darby Invests in onDiem to Bring Flexible Staffing Solutions to Customers

By Darby Dental Supply

Darby Dental Supply, one of the nation’s largest dental distributors, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with onDiem, a national on-demand staffing platform that connects dental practices with verified dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and front office professionals.

Letter From Leadership: Jay Kasper
07/26/2022

Letter From Leadership: Jay Kasper

July 2022

Remember, as we start to move through 2022 that membership is JOB ONE for the association. The Board of Directors have initiated a call campaign to reach out to former members to extend an invitation back to their professional family. ADAA has also increased communications to past members and current members to help provide information about current programs.

Dentists, dental students advocate together in Washington
03/22/2022

Dentists, dental students advocate together in Washington

ADA, American Student Dental Association host first in-person Lobby Day since 2019

“We are always at our strongest when we come together — united in shared passion and purpose and in our advocacy.”

Member dentist represents US in 2022 Winter Olympics
03/22/2022

Member dentist represents US in 2022 Winter Olympics

Dr. Tara Peterson among world’s top curling athletes

When Tara Peterson, D.D.S., began working as an associate dentist at Isaacson Gentle Dentistry in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, her dental assistant Molly Ascheman didn’t learn until months into their partnership that the new dentist was an elite athlete.