KDA Video Minute – March 13, 2014

KDA Video Minute

We’re a little earlier than usual with the KDA Video Minute this week, but we did want to get the update regarding HB 2611 to you as quickly as possible.  That bill was heard yesterday in the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee and that committee moved the bill favorably out of committee this afternoon and will be placed on the Consent Calendar in the Senate.   (Watch The KDA Video Minute)

House Bill 2611 Passes Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee 

HB 2611- March 12-01

 The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee held a hearing on House Bill 2611 today, a bill that would amend the long-standing “50% Rule” regarding the amount of time an owner dentist must be in a satellite practice during its time of operation.  The bill would amend that nearly seventy-year-old law by requiring that an owner dentist be in a satellite practice twenty-percent of the time in which dentistry is practiced.  (Read more)

 KDA Real World Transition Brunch Registration Opens


KDA RWTB Cover Story-01

Connecting dentists who are nearing the end of their dental careers with dental students entering their careers is one of the goals for the Kansas Dental Association’s Real World Transition Brunch. The annual event will take place on April 11, 2014 at the UMKC Midwest Dental Conference at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel.

“The Real World Transition Brunch is designed to connect students with dental practices,” said Jennifer Jones, KDA Membership Director. “We also have representatives who offer products and services that dental practices will need once they begin their careers.”  (Read More and Register)


 UMKC Midwest Dental Conference KDA Schedule of Events


KDCF Board Meeting with Lunch
11 am – 1 pm
Council on Member Benefits
1:30 – 3 pm
Councils on Dental Leg. and Workforce 3:30 – 5 pm


Real World Transition Brunch 9 am – Noon Gillham Hall
KDA Board of Delegates with Lunch Noon – 3 pm Van Horn
President’s Cocktail Reception 5:30 – 7 pm Terrace


KDA Past President’s Breakfast
7 – 8:30 am Benton A
KMOM Advisory Committee
9:30 – 11 am Van Horn
Membership Committee
9:30 – 11 am Benton B
KDA Annual Business Meeting
with Award Presentations with Lunch
Noon – 3 pm Van Horn
Board of Delegates
Immediately Following Van Horn