Handheld x-ray devices becoming popular – How to remain in compliance

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued an informational notice regarding handheld x-ray units, commonly referred to under the brand name NOMAD, last week for dentists who might be using or considering their use in dental practices in Kansas. Related: NOTICE OF NEW X-RAY REGISTRATION FEES...

Affordable Care Act and oral health: ADA analysis of impact

  The American Dental Association has released the first of a series of articles intended to provide answers to questions  about the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   ADA President Dr. Robert Feiella announced the question and answer format, saying in a statement: “The Patient Protection and...

Patients Seeking Drugs

A Wichita dentist believes a patient may have attempted to fraudulently obtain prescription drugs, claiming to be new to the city and using various aliases.  When asked for identification, the patient went to the car and drove off.  According to the dentist, “All other information on the form is...

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