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April 26 Scheduled as National...

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  The event will be held nationally on...

KDA Holds Another Successful R...

The Kansas Dental Association held another successful Real World Transition Brunch event on Friday, April 11, at the Sheraton at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO, in accordance with the Midwest Dental Conference. About 80 current UMKC dental students attended the event,...

HighHeels & Handpieces to...

    With more women entering the profession of dentistry (over 47% of dental school students nationwide) the KDA recognizes the need to appeal to women. “We are very enthused to include the ever growing number of women dentists to the Kansas Dental...

Colorado Dental Association Gr...

Almost 15 years to the day after beginning his tenure with the Kansas Dental Association (KDA) as the “Fluoride Guy” on March 31, 1999, the Colorado Dental Association went calling and has hired KDA Assistant Executive Director Greg Hill, JD as its next Executive...

Root Canal Awareness Week R...

  The American Association of Endodontists is celebrating Root Can Awareness week, March 30 – April 5th.    Patients can learn more about root canal treatments and search for an endodontist.   Root Canal Awareness Week is coming, March 30-April 5....

DDS Program – March Upda...

In 1996, the Kansas Dental Association partnered with Dental Lifeline Network – Kansas to develop a Donated Dental Services (DDS) program to help Kansas residents with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have no other access to dental care. The...

HB 2611 Passes Senate

House Bill 2611, a bill that amends the long-standing “50% Rule” regarding the amount of time an owner dentist must be in a satellite practice during its time of operation, passed the full Senate today by a vote of 40-0.  The bill had been placed on the...

MWDC Registration

    Register now for the UMKC Midwest Dental Conference.  Registration and meeting materials are available at the UMKC...

WSU AEGD Program Seeking Denta...

WSU School of Oral Health, College of Health Professions Wichita State University is recruiting the next director of their advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) residency program. The Director must be a Kansas license eligible dentist who has completed a GPR...

Public Health and Welfare Hear...

The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee held a hearing on House Bill 2611 today, a bill that would amend the long-standing “50% Rule” regarding the amount of time an owner dentist must be in a satellite practice during its time of operation.  The...