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UMKC Faculty Dr. John Hayes Pa...

The Kansas Dental Association has learned that Dr. John Haynes, long-time Professor at the UMKC School of Dentistry and beloved friend of the KDA, has passed away. As we receive information about memorial services, we will keep our members informed by updating this...

Dr. Dean Elledge Becomes Direc...

Dr. Keith Pickus, PhD, Interim Dean, WSU College of Health Professions, has announced the hiring of Dr. Dean Elledge as the new Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program. Dr. Elledge currently serves as the Assistant Director of the AEGD...

BCBSKS Advisory Committee Open...

  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas has four openings on its Dental Advisory Committee and has asked the KDA for assistance recruiting dentists to serve. The BCBS Dental Advisory Committee generally meets in Topeka annually during the month of April to review BCBS...

ADA New Dentist Conference ...

Registration is now open for the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference which will be held July 17-19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City. Visit ADA.org/newdentistconf for more information and to register. The conference offers up to 14 hours of...

Colorado Springs a Big Hit!

Colorado Springs a Big Hit! Over 80 participants joined the KDA at the beautiful Cheyenne Mountain Resort, nestled against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and championship golf courses in Colorado Springs, June 5-7 for our 2nd Annual KDA Summer Getaway.  In...

KDA Hires Brian Bookwalter as ...

The Kansas Dental Association (KDA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Bookwalter as the association’s communications coordinator.  Brian’s hiring was precipitated by the recent departure of Assistant Executive Director Greg Hill who will become the...

H3 Overland Park

        This past Friday, women dentists from the First and Fifth District Dental Societies met at the Overland Park Mariott’s Greatroom Bar for an evening with HighHeels & Handpieces. All women dentists (KDA members and non-members) practicing in the...

Kansas City to Host New Dentis...

Kansas City – Here We Come! Kansas City has been chosen as the location of the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference, which will be held July 17-19, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center. From the heart of America and the center of Midwest hospitality, comes an...

HighHeels & Handpieces to...

    The KDA held its first HighHeels & Handpieces event in Wichita on Friday, April 25, which was sponsored by Delta Dental of Kansas. 26 women met at the Fireside Lounge inside the Fairfield Inn & Suites, located at 525 S Main St, in beautiful...

$500 Prize Presented to Class ...

Several KDA staff members were in attendance for an all-school assembly at Eisenhower Elementary in Wellington on Friday morning, which was held to present Vanessa Sawyer’s class with a $500 Visa gift card for their winning Children’s Dental Health Month...