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CMS Delays Enforcement of New ...

When it comes to Medicare, you may be trying to decide whether to enroll or opt-out. Finding out how to enroll in or opt out of Medicare can be one of the most complex and frustrating issues dentists face. CMS urges prescribers to submit their Medicare enrollment...

ADA Releases CDT 2016 and Code...

On Sept. 1, the ADA released two manuals and one smartphone app to help practices use the 2016 edition of CDT codes. The Association authored CDT 2016: Dental Procedure Codes and CDT 2016 Companion: Help Guide and Training Manual and developed the CDT Code Check...

UMKC Class of 2019 Begins Toda...

Welcome and congratulations to the UMKC School of Dentistry Class of 2019! Today (August 24) marks the 1st day of coursework of what will no doubt be a remarkable 4-year journey filled with joy, tears, stress, elation, frustration and ultimately accomplishment and...

Hazard Communication Updates D...

Washington — Employers should update their written hazard communication program and any alternative workplace labeling and provide additional employee training for newly identified physical or health hazards by June 1, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health...

Kansas City, KS Ethics CE Anot...

The Kansas Dental Association would like to thank the 75 participants who attended the Ethics Continuing Education course delivered by Dr. Cathy Taylor-Osbourne last Friday, July 31, 2015.  Dr. Taylor-Osborne, the Dental Director of the Kansas Department of Health...

KDA Members Enjoy Sporting KC ...

A group of 48 KDA member dentists, family, friends, and staff enjoyed a few drinks in the parking lot by the Sporting KC stadium on the evening of August 1, then watched as Sporting KC took on the Houston Dynamo in an exciting game that ended in a 1-1...

Association of Retiring Dentis...

Registration is now open for the seventh annual meeting of the Association of Retiring Dentists to aid dentists retiring, or thinking about retiring, and helping them making the transition transformative. The Oct. 23 event at the Executive Court Banquet Center in...

2014 Annual Report Released fo...

Kansas Donated Dental Services (DDS) is a part of Dental Lifeline Network, a national humanitarian organization providing access to comprehensive dental care for society’s most vulnerable people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have...

Code of Ethics Spurs Public...

ADA member dentists are unique in that they have something that other dentists don’t: a Code. Patients like that, according to the results of a new study commissioned by the Association’s Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs. Nearly 70 percent of...

Dr. Daniel Thomas Appointed to...

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback named three new members to the Kansas Board of Regents on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 – one of which is Dr. Daniel Thomas of Mission Hills, a KDA member dentist and licensed Periodontist who practices in Leawood and Topeka. Dr....