The 104th Congress adjourned in October, putting its stamp of approval on a host of funding

The 104th Congress adjourned in October, putting its stamp of approval on a host of funding provisions which impact dentists. Among them is a 7.2 percent increase in the National Institute of Dental Research funding, as well as increases for dental-health professionals` education and the HIV/AIDS dental program. It also approved an 8 percent increase in OSHA`s budget.

The 104th Congress adjourned in October, putting its stamp of approval on a host of funding provisions which impact dentists. Among them is a 7.2 percent increase in the National Institute of Dental Research funding, as well as increases for dental-health professionals` education and the HIV/AIDS dental program. It also approved an 8 percent increase in OSHA`s budget.

Judi Hasson

Washington Correspondent

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