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Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month by participating in the KDA Drawing Contest and Class Project Contest!

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April 6, 2018

Are you considering selling your practice or hiring an associate? Attend the KDA's 2018 Real World Transition Brunch!

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Pay Membership Dues Online

Pay your ADA, KDA, and local district dues online. You can even sign up for an installment plan or auto-renew!

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KDA Video Minute

for January 11, 2018

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Join us in Branson!

Mark your calendar to join your KDA colleagues in Branson, MO on June 7-9, 2018!

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Donate Today!

Provide free, comprehensive dental treatment to people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile.

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Experience the ADA Seal in 360°

There’s a secret to keeping your family’s smiles healthy at home – and on the go. Explore this interactive video to find out.

MouthHealthy: Any Age, Any Stage

Whether you’re 8 or 80, dental health is key. Get tips, advice and healthy habits for your whole family.

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Water Fluoridation

5 reasons why fluoride is great and the 70+ years of research behind it.

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KDA News Updates & Notices

It's February... Help us Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month!

Each February, the K​DA participates in the NCDHM campaign to educate children, parents, and teachers on the importance of good dental health.

"Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile!" is the theme of the 2018 campaign. 

The KDA ​is holding its annual Drawing Contest, as well as the fifth annual Class Project Contest – and ALL third grade students in Kansas are invited to participate! Third grade students and their teachers have the chance to win $50, $100, or even $500!

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Information from KDHE Radiation Control Program

Radiation has been a hot topic over the last six months due to dental office inspections and the most recent email/letter sent by Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Radiation Control Program regarding continuing education. Both have prompted many questions from member dentists regarding radiation regulations.

In an effort to help our members, the KDA sat down with representatives from KDHE radiation control program to discuss ways we could better inform dentists of the responsibilities in their dental offices, pertaining to radiation. 

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2018 Kansas Mission of Mercy Provides $1,396,068 in Donated Services

The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation’s 2018 Kansas Mission of Mercy (KMOM) project was held at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson on February 9-10, 2018.

The volunteer dental professionals at KMOM Hutchinson provided 1,150 patients with a total of $1,396,068 in donated services – including 3,345 tooth extractions and 1,175 fillings – for an average of $1,200 per patient. 

It was the 17th KMOM project since the Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation (KDCF) was founded in 2002.

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Congress Reauthorizes CHIP, Suspends Medical Device Tax

As a result of the grassroots outreach of many dentists, as well as advocacy efforts from ADA, and numerous other stakeholders, Congress has reauthorized the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and has also suspended the medical device tax for two years.

These provisions where included as part of the stopgap spending bill that will keep the government running until February 8.

The bill provides $21.5 billion for fiscal year 2018 for CHIP, increasing to $25.9 billion by fiscal year 2023.  

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