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ADA Offers New Resource to Address Legal Questions about Dental Practices

The ADA Practical Guide to Frequently Asked Legal Questions with CD-ROM

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Telephone: 312-440-2806
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CHICAGO, June 25, 2010—The American Dental Association (ADA) offers The ADA Practical Guide to Frequently Asked Legal Questions to help dentists understand some of the most common legal issues regarding dental practice. This ADA publication features plain-language information about more than 180 common questions on everyday topics ranging from HITECH provisions to office policies. 

In addition, the guide contains sample forms as well as a CD-ROM that allows dentists to work with their attorneys to customize and print the information they need.

The ADA member price for the ADA Practical Guide to Frequently Asked Legal Questions is $89.95 and the price is $134.95 for non members. For more information, please visit or call (800)947-4746.

About the American Dental Association

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website