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Dr. Allison Lesko Earns KDA Pr...

  Dr. Allison Lesko joined New Horizons Dental Care in Salina, Kansas after earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2007 and completion of a General Practice Residency at Truman Medical Center in 2008. Continued education and...

Dr. Herzog Awarded Dentist of ...

Mark A. Herzog was born and raised in Topeka Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Heights High School in 1978. He attended and graduated from Kansas State University in 1982 and was accepted to Dental School the following fall, graduating from the University of Missouri...

Dr. Armfield Named Harry M. Kl...

Dr. Melodee Armfield was awarded the 2015 Kansas Dental Association’s Harry M. Klenda Award for Outstanding Council and Committee Service. Melodee has served several times as President and Vice President of the Seventh District Dental Society and for many years...

New Dates for KMOM Topeka

It was announced on Saturday, February 14 that Topeka would be the location of the next Kansas Mission of Mercy (KMOM) free dental project. KMOM Topeka will be held at the Kansas Expocentre on January 29-30, 2016. We will continue to update this information as it...

KDA Remembers Past-President, ...

The KDA extends its condolences to the family and friends of L. Thane Frazier, DDS, 90, died March 12, 2015 at Elm Grove Estates Nursing Home in Hutchinson. He was born December 24, 1924 in LaCrosse, Kansas to Leo W. and Minnie I. Bitter Frazier. He graduated from...

Real World Transition Brunch &...

Registration is now closed, but dentists and students can still stop by and register on site! Connecting dentists who are nearing the end of their dental careers with dental students entering their careers is one of the goals for the Kansas Dental Association’s Real...

Lawmakers Shelving Mid-Level D...

… but advocates given an opportunity to make their cases to health committees By Jim McLean | February 25, 2015 Legislation to allow Kansas dental hygienists with advanced training to provide a broader range of services isn’t likely to survive approaching...

Dr. John Fales and Team Honore...

Dr. John Fales and his team were honored with the Volunteer of the Year Award from the America’s Dentists Care Foundation (ADCF) on Friday, February 13. ADCF’s Executive Director, Bill Blasing, presented the award at the KMOM Salina volunteer dinner that...

KMOM Salina Provides $1.2 Mill...

KMOM Salina saw 818 patients on Friday, February 13 and 582 on Saturday, February 14 for a total of 1,400. 171 of these patients were children. 133 dentists, 103 hygienists, 187 dental assistants and 676 general volunteers came together to make this project a...

Latest KDA Video Minute –...

In this episode of the Video Minute, KDA Executive Director, Kevin Robertson, discusses another successful Dental Day event, as well as the Registered Dental Practitioner bills (SB 49 and HB 2079) and the Medicaid RAC Audit bill (HB 2022) that were introduced in the...