ADA issues statement on Polyethylene Microbeads

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 segment aired Sept. 17 and focused on...

Latest KDA Video Minute – September 16, 2014

In this episode we introduce a new sponsor, UMB Bank and say thank you to our members and volunteers for their support in the KDA’s successful tailgate event at Sporting...

Child Safety is Goal of Image Gently Campaign

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 Gently. Image Gently is a campaign of the...

DEA Announces Reclassification of Hydrocodone Combination Products

On Aug. 22, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) will be reclassified as Schedule II substances and subject to tighter restrictions to help reduce diversion, misuse, and abuse of prescription painkillers. Narcotic analgesics, such as...

Women of H3 Celebrate KU’s Win at Football Suite Party

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 style with Delta Dental hosting the...

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