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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...

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...

Child Safety is Goal of Image ...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association: Read more ADA News. Children are not tiny adults. This distinction may get lost chairside — during imaging, for instance. With that reality in mind, a new campaign starting Sept. 24 will urge dentists to Image...

Women of H3 Celebrate KU’...

The HighHeels & Handpieces (H3) group at the Kansas Dental Association enjoyed a victorious KU football game watch party in Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas on Saturday. The H3 women dentists and their guests celebrated the opening game of the season in...

CE on Ethics Required Beginnin...

During an open public meeting on Friday, April 25, 2014 the Kansas Dental Board held a hearing on the proposal to permanently amend K.A.R. 71-4-1, which is one of the Board’s continuing education regulations. The open hearing was held in accordance with state...

KDA Tailgater at Sporting Park

On Friday, August 29, KDA members accompanied by family and friends met at Sporting Park in Kansas City for the annual Tailgater, followed by a Sporting KC v. Houston Dynamo soccer match. Although the Tailgater is normally held during American football season, the...

New AAP Recommendation

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new recommendations about preventing the most common chronic illness in childhood: dental caries. The recommendations states that all children should start using fluoridated toothpaste as soon as the first tooth...