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KDA Supports JayDoc Free Clini...

Dentists, dental students, and several KDA staff members rallied early Saturday, November 8 at the starting line of a 5K Race in support of the JayDoc Dental Clinic and the UMKC School of Dentistry students that help make it possible. Prizes were awarded to all age...

UMKC Students Host Annual Vend...

The corridors of UMKC dental school’s second floor were lined with representatives from 40+ oral health companies, including the Kansas Dental Association, at the annual Exhibitor Fair late Thursday afternoon, November 6, 2014. KDA Executive Director, Kevin...

KDA Hosts Lunch and Learn at U...

The Kansas Dental Association hosted it’s bi-annual Lunch and Learn event at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry on Monday, October 27. Nearly 100 students attended the Lunch and Learn and the KDA provided sub sandwiches, chips, cookies...

CDC Data Shows Early Childhood...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. CDC data presented at an Oct. 23-24 dental conference shows a downward trend in early childhood caries in the United States.  “Untreated decay is now on a downward trend,” Dr. Bruce Dye, dental epidemiology...

UPDATE: ADA and CDC Issue Warn...

Guidance to Dental Professionals on the Ebola Virus A person infected with Ebola is not considered contagious until symptoms appear. Due to the virulent nature of the disease, it is highly unlikely that someone with Ebola symptoms will seek dental care when they are...

OSHA Updates Record Keeping Ru...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association on September 26, 2014. OSHA announced updates to its recordkeeping rule that take effect Jan. 1, 2015. All OSHA-covered employers will be required to comply with the new severe injury and illness reporting rule, even...

Join the KDA for the 2014 JayD...

Join the KDA and your dental colleagues for a 5K Race in support of the JayDoc Dental Clinic and the UMKC School of Dentistry students that help make it possible! Register online with the KDA TEAM and find us under the KDA flag on race day to get your team goodies such...

EPA Proposes Rule Requiring De...

Originally posted by DrBicuspid.com. For information on amalgam separator services endorsed by the KDA and ADA, visit our endorsed products and services page. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act requiring...

PECOS Data to Aid CMS Payment ...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association on September 19, 2014. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is creating a computer matching program that it claims will make it easier to confirm that health care providers, including dentists, are...

ADA issues statement on Polyet...

Originally Posted by the American Dental Association on September 17, 2014. The ADA issued a statement Sept. 16 on polyethylene microbeads in response to an inquiry from “Good Morning America” focusing on the ingredient in some toothpastes.  The show...