Recent Stories

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...

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...

Root Canal Awareness Week

Fewer Americans Fear Root Canals, More Want to Keep Their Natural Teeth March 30 – April 5 is Root Canal Awareness Week CHICAGO – Fewer Americans fear root canal treatment, according to a recent survey by the American Association of Endodontists. Just over half...

KDA Video Minute – March...

Trouble seeing the video? We know many of you regularly watch the KDA Video Minute for legislative updates and other important information from the KDA.  This week, we highlight two legislative issues, HB 2611 and 2372, their status and how 2611 can help improve...