Source Pravda.Ru

American Dental Association to launch "Smile Healthy" program

By Margarita Snegireva. ADA (the American Dental Association) will launch new program “Smile Healthy” aimed at helping consumers identify which foods and beverages are good for oral health.

The ADA’s Smile Healthy logo, signifying a “smart choice for oral health,” will first appear on one-gallon containers of fluoridated bottled water. The ADA anticipates future Smile Healthy product categories could include sugar-free foods, beverages and dairy products.

The American Dental Association (ADA) is an American advocacy group that promotes Oral Health Care and the field of dentistry. The ADA was established in 1859 and has more than 152,000 members. Based in Chicago, the ADA is the world's largest and oldest national dental association and promotes good oral health to the public while representing the dental profession.

The ADA publishes a monthly journal of dental related articles named the Journal of the American Dental Association.