ADA: Dental amalgam is safe and reliable

“Dental amalgam is one of the safest and most affordable and durable materials available,” the ADA told the Food and Drug Administration in comments filed ahead of the agency’s Nov. 13-14 hearing on the immunological safety of metal implants,...

NIDCR director to retire at end of year

The National Institutes of Health announced that Dr. Martha J. Somerman, director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, will be retiring at the end of 2019, the agency said in a Nov. 14 news release.