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Maybe you’ve noticed the words “ADA: American Dental Association, Accepted” on toothpaste, mouthwash, or another oral care product. Did you know Dr. Ray McKinley & Brittany McKinley-Holloway is actually a member of the American Dental Association? Here are a few facts about this organization:

The ADA is the nation’s largest dental association with over 161,000 members. It provides accurate and up-to-date education about dentistry for both doctors and patients, which helps to regulate the field of dentistry in America. If you are interested in accessing its online portal, search any dental topic and follow it with “Mouth Healthy” on your search engine. In addition, ADA Member dentists get benefits such as insurance plans, travel savings, and discounts. The ADA Foundation was created to provide disaster relief to members in need, scholarships for dental students and to advocate for children’s dental health, among other things.

About that ADA Seal of Acceptance: data from several rigorous studies are submitted to the ADA for review. Oral care companies pay thousands of dollars in application fees. If they are found to meet the requirements, they can use the ADA seal. It’s the gold standard for dental products. Products with this seal are tried and true.

Want to know more? Give Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS in Shelby Township, Michigan a call at 586-685-0880 and schedule an appointment. We’re at your service.