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April 30, 2014

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RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – April has been designated as National Facial Protection Month. The Virginia Dental Association is working to make sure everyone, especially children, is protected from potential injury. Dr. Claire Kaugars shared the importance of protecting your teeth with mouth guards and brought some show and tell.  For more information visit https://vadental.org/

April 29, 2014

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Almost two-thirds of American adults (64.7%) visited a dentist in 2013, essentially unchanged since 2008. Rates are lowest among men, those with lower incomes, blacks and Hispanics, and those living in the South.

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April 09, 2014

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September 17-21 may seem like a long time from now – but it’s closer than you think!  The room block for the Virginia Meeting is open now, exclusively for VDA members!  We anticipate that it will fill quickly and strongly recommend that you make reservations for yourself and your staff now.  To help with the planning process, CLICK HERE to view the preliminary meeting agenda.  For reservation information, CLICK HERE.

March 21, 2014

Public News

Virginia and West Virginia now work together across state lines in the fight against prescription drug abuse as part of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Prescription Monitoring Program InterConnect (PMPi). 

The online system allows physicians and prescribers in both states as well as several other states to mutually review a patient’s use of controlled substances, reduce drug diversion and make doctor shopping more difficult.

March 19, 2014

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Based on a recent annoucment from the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civial Rights (OCR) it's time for small-business healthcare providers to take stock of their HIPAA compliance protocols.

Click this link to read the full article: http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?sec=prtf&sub=def&pag=dis&itemId=315366&printpage=true&fsec=wom&fsub=def

March 12, 2014

Public News, VDA News

The room block for The Virginia Meeting will open to VDA Members in early April.  Room pricing will be the same as in 2013 as will the procedure for making a reservation at The Homestead.  All VDA Members will receive information in the mail as well as by email in the next few weeks with details so please be on the lookout.  Additionally, information about CE courses, governance proceedings, and social events will be included that mailing as well as on our website very soon.

March 06, 2014

Public News

Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2014.  The VDA is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual VCU SNDA Oral Cancer Walk on April 19, 2014.  Join the fun and be part of the solution!  40% of proceeds from this event will be donated to the VCU Philips Institute for advancements in oral cancer research. 

Questions or to become a sponsor of this event contact harrisontl@vcu.edu

March 06, 2014

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Join a dynamic array of volunteers spanning medical and dental fields, educators and support staff on a medical mission to Annotto Bay.  Holy Mount Zion Healing Tabernacle is seeking dentists, dental students (3rd & 4th years) and other capable volunteers.  

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