Recent Stories

KDA Announces New Practice Fin...

The Kansas Dental Association (KDA) is pleased to begin a new partnership with UMB Bank for practice finance solutions!  UMB has been at the forefront of banking for more than 100 years with a client-focused commitment that is unmatched in the banking business.  The...

Resolution OKs Social Media Ca...

Originally published by the American Dental Association. In response to reports from dentists and dental associations nationwide of escalating anti-fluoridation messages reaching their communities, the ADA House of Delegates approved a resolution calling for the ADA to...

Hermey’s Holiday Dental ...

Have you been naughty or nice to your teeth? If you’ve seen the holiday TV special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, then you know that Hermey the Elf is very excited about becoming a dentist. Hermey loves teeth and he thinks everyone should know how to take...

Grassroots solutions from Amer...

An article by Maxine Feinberg, DDS – current President of the American Dental Association Amid all the talk of cost and access to health care come stories of innovation and grassroots solutions to get people the dental care that they need. These solutions are...

KDA Supports JayDoc Free Clini...

Dentists, dental students, and several KDA staff members rallied early Saturday, November 8 at the starting line of a 5K Race in support of the JayDoc Dental Clinic and the UMKC School of Dentistry students that help make it possible. Prizes were awarded to all age...

UMKC Students Host Annual Vend...

The corridors of UMKC dental school’s second floor were lined with representatives from 40+ oral health companies, including the Kansas Dental Association, at the annual Exhibitor Fair late Thursday afternoon, November 6, 2014. KDA Executive Director, Kevin...

KDA Hosts Lunch and Learn at U...

The Kansas Dental Association hosted it’s bi-annual Lunch and Learn event at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry on Monday, October 27. Nearly 100 students attended the Lunch and Learn and the KDA provided sub sandwiches, chips, cookies...

CDC Data Shows Early Childhood...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. CDC data presented at an Oct. 23-24 dental conference shows a downward trend in early childhood caries in the United States.  “Untreated decay is now on a downward trend,” Dr. Bruce Dye, dental epidemiology...

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...