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Medicare Enrollment or Opt-Out...

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. Here is the link to the American Dental Association’s...

Kansas Dentists Join Colleague...

Dr. Brett Roufs, Dr. Hal Hale, Dr. R. Wayne Thompson and KDA Executive Director Kevin Robertson joined about 500 dentists from all 50 states to meet with Congressmen and women regarding three ADA-backed bills pending in Congress as key legislative measures during the...

$500 Prize Awarded to 2015 CDH...

Several KDA staff members were in attendance for an all-school assembly at Council Grove Elementary in historic Council Grove, KS on Monday, April 27, which was held to present Alicia Kelley, Vicki Stone, and their third grade class with a $500 Walmart gift card for...

Dr. Allison Lesko Earns KDA Pr...

  Dr. Allison Lesko joined New Horizons Dental Care in Salina, Kansas after earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2007 and completion of a General Practice Residency at Truman Medical Center in 2008. Continued education and...

Dr. Herzog Awarded Dentist of ...

Mark A. Herzog was born and raised in Topeka Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Heights High School in 1978. He attended and graduated from Kansas State University in 1982 and was accepted to Dental School the following fall, graduating from the University of Missouri...

Dr. Armfield Named Harry M. Kl...

Dr. Melodee Armfield was awarded the 2015 Kansas Dental Association’s Harry M. Klenda Award for Outstanding Council and Committee Service. Melodee has served several times as President and Vice President of the Seventh District Dental Society and for many years...

New Dates for KMOM Topeka

It was announced on Saturday, February 14 that Topeka would be the location of the next Kansas Mission of Mercy (KMOM) free dental project. KMOM Topeka will be held at the Kansas Expocentre on January 29-30, 2016. We will continue to update this information as it...

KDA Remembers Past-President, ...

The KDA extends its condolences to the family and friends of L. Thane Frazier, DDS, 90, died March 12, 2015 at Elm Grove Estates Nursing Home in Hutchinson. He was born December 24, 1924 in LaCrosse, Kansas to Leo W. and Minnie I. Bitter Frazier. He graduated from...

Real World Transition Brunch &...

Registration is now closed, but dentists and students can still stop by and register on site! Connecting dentists who are nearing the end of their dental careers with dental students entering their careers is one of the goals for the Kansas Dental Association’s Real...

Lawmakers Shelving Mid-Level D...

… but advocates given an opportunity to make their cases to health committees By Jim McLean | February 25, 2015 Legislation to allow Kansas dental hygienists with advanced training to provide a broader range of services isn’t likely to survive approaching...