Research into the effectiveness of preventive and rehabilitative care for musculoskeletal disorders in oral health care professionals is limited, according to a systematic review published in the June issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill March 19 that makes it harder for dental procedures to be denied once they are proven medically necessary.
The committee is in the process of expanding its health and wellness programs.
In March, the Department of Labor, or DOL, proposed extending eligibility for overtime pay to salaried workers making between $455-$679 a week (between $23,660 and $35,308 annually).
Dental organizations are asking dentists to contract their legislators to support legislation that would strengthen the Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Program.
In a letter to Sen. Maj. Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, the ADA praised the lawmakers for introducing S 1541, the Tobacco-Free Youth Act.