June 2, 2020 The Honorable Ron DeSantis, Governor State of Florida Plaza Level 05, The Capitol 400 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001 Dear Governor DeSantis: On behalf of the Florida Dental Association (FDA) and the Florida Dental Hygienists’ Associa- tion (FDHA), we would like to commend you for allowing elective procedures to resume, espe- […]
Dear Fellow Dentists: The American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes the unprecedented and extraordinary circumstances dentists and all health care professionals face related to growing concern about COVID-19. The ADA is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of the public and the dental team. In order for dentistry to do its part to mitigate the […]
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Thank you for volunteering at the FDA Foundation’s 2019 Florida Mission of Mercy! With your help, we were able to accomplish the following: • Treat more than 1,800 patients • Complete more than 12,400 procedures • Provide over $2 million in donated dental care • Utilize 1,400 volunteers—including 700+ dentists, hygienists and dental assistants • […]
Pensacola Mission of Mercy a Success, A Look to the Future by: Howard L. Pranikoff, DDS, MScD, Board of Trustees The third Florida Mission of Mercy event took place in Pensacola, sponsored by the Northwest District Dental Assoc. on March 23 – 25, 2017. Check it out at https://www.floridadental.org/foundation/programs/mission-of-mercy . The planning, preparation and actual […]
The Volusia Flagler Dental Association is proud to have a new sponsor – Carr Healthcare Realty. Click here to learn more!
Below is some really good info on the national level of ADA activities from CAAP. Click on the below link to download the article.
We want you to be aware of a new study from Mexico that was released yesterday. It showed an association between elevated fluoride levels in pregnant women and cognitive deficits in young children. Interestingly, this same study showed no meaningful link between children’s post-birth fluoride exposure and lower IQ/cognitive scores. Although the Mexico study has […]
Website Accessibility Several dentists in Texas have received letters from attorneys alleging their websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (AwDA) because the websites are not accessible to individuals with disabilities such as blindness or hearing impairment. Such letters typically request the payment of some amount of money in order to avoid a lawsuit, and […]