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Entries in ADA news (14)


ADA Fee Survey


The 2013 Survey of Dental Fees is free and downloadable for ADA/WSDA members. The annual report includes national average fees broken down for both general practitioners and each of the six specialties.

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Medicaid Tools Available to State Associations

The ADA's Action for Dental Health Medicaid Initiative has two ultimate goals: increase the number of dentists participating in Medicaid and the number of dental services provided to the Medicaid patient population.

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Reminder: 2015 CDT Code Changes Effective January 1, 2015

Earlier this year, the ADA released the 2015 version of the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes. These new CDT code changes will go into effect January 1, 2015 and include several code changes. Due to the large number of code changes, please make sure to verify that the new procedure codes are covered under a patient’s dental plan and whether documentation is required. 

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Supply of Dentists in the United States is Likely to Grow

New research briefs published by the American Dental Association's (ADA) Health Policy Institute shows the number of dentists in the U.S. will continue to grow over the next generation.

Under the most likely scenarios, ADA's model predicts that dental school graduations will exceed dentist retirements. The net increase of practicing dentists will exceed the corresponding growth of the U.S. population.

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