ADA Tobacco Advocacy Efforts

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ADA American Dental Association

William Fay, DDS, received his doctor of dental science degree from the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. When he is not overseeing activities at multiple offices in California’s East Bay, William Fay, DDS, maintains memberships with industry groups like the American Dental Association.

The American Dental Association (ADA) regularly engages in a variety of advocacy activities. As one of the nation’s leading authorities on the matter, the organization closely monitors all public policies that influence dental and oral health. ADA representatives often appear in Washington, DC, to lobby before Congress and other administrative bodies. The ADA is currently involved in multiple advocacy issues, including the use of tobacco and its adverse effects on oral health.

The organization’s stance on tobacco has been drawn from a wealth of scientific data regarding tobacco products and the development of oral cancer, pharyngeal cancer, and similar diseases. Recent advocacy efforts in this area have generated a new wave of tobacco products in response, such as electronic cigarettes, dissolvable tobacco, and tobacco gels, among others. ADA actions have ranged from a call to strengthen FDA strictures under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, to expanding coverage of professionally managed tobacco-cessation programs. For more information on ADA advocacy activities, visit


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William Fay DDS.

Possessing dental offices in South San Francisco, American Canyon, and Mountain View, California, William Fay, DDS, serves as a leading figure in orthodontic care throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Fay draws on four decades of experience in the dental field. He continues to advance his knowledge of the field, staying up to date on the latest techniques and technologies. Most recently, Dr. William Fay has embraced the use of the In-Ovation-C system braces, which gently straightens teeth. As a result, treatment is generally quicker, requires fewer office visits, and allows patients to smile confidently, even during treatment. In order to ensure that every patient receives high-quality care, regardless of their financial status, William Fay, DDS, offers convenient payment plans with little or no interest. He gives patients the opportunity to express what kind of payments they can afford to make each month, then does his best to accommodate those needs. In extreme circumstances, Dr. Fay has even offered treatments at no cost to the patient. Passionate about helping those in need, he makes sure anyone who wants top quality orthodontic care is able to receive it. In addition to his professional endeavors, Dr. William Fay serves as Director of Pacific Advisors, a San Francisco-based real estate group. He oversees all operations at the firm, which focuses on commercial and industrial real estate throughout California. He has also been Vice President of the San Francisco Planning Commission, a team of seven consultants charged with planning community development in San Francisco. In this role, he worked directly with the Mayor and City Council on various community issues, including transportation, land use, and neighborhood planning.

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