Drs. John Fales and Jim Trotter Honored at 2018 KDA Annual Meeting
Dr. John T. Fales, Jr. was honored with the 2018 Dentist of the Year Award on Saturday, April 7 during the KDA Annual Meeting.
Dr. Fales has served on several KDA councils, has been the Chair of the Dental Education and Manpower Council, and currently serves as the Chair of Council on Children’s Dental Health.
He has also proudly served the KDA in Topeka for the past nine years as the organization battled the dental therapist issue. He has been a Delegate to the ADA and is currently serving as an Alternate Delegate to the ADA. John has served in all the officer positions, highlighted by his year as President of the KDA in 2016-2017.
In addition, Dr. James B. "Jim" Trotter was presented with the 2018 Harry M. Klenda Award for outstanding council and committee service.
He currently serves as Chair of the Wellness Committee of the KDA, and is Vice President of Heart of America Professional Network (HAPN), a non-profit organization serving healthcare professionals in Kansas who suffer from substance abuse disorders and emotional and physical disabilities.
Concorde Career College Hosting Diode Laser Training
Concorde Career College in Kansas City, MO is hosting several continuing education courses for dentists and dental hygienists in May 2018.
Introduction to Lasers will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 PM on May 3. Appetizers will be provided, courtesy of Ultradent. This course is free and valid for 2 continuing education credit hours.
On May 5, Concorde will host a Laser Certification course from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. This course is designed to fulfill certification requirements in most states, and is valid for 8 continuing education credit hours.
Dentists and dental hygienists may register for these courses at advanceddentalhygiene.com.
KMAP System Upgrade Completed
The Kansas Medical Assistance Program (KMAP) is pleased to announce that the Kansas Modular Medicaid System (KMMS) for Provider Enrollment (PE) and Automated Voice Response System (AVRS) is available and ready.
The URL is live and ready for providers to enroll through the portal.
Please reference General Bulletin 18056 for additional information.