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November 19, 2014

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The Virginia Gazette (11/18) reports that the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown, Virginia has hired its first part-time dentist, who is now treating patients three days a week. The free clinic was able to hire the dentist as a result of funding from the Virginia Health Care Foundation.

November 12, 2014

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RDS/VDA/VDA Endorsed Vendor Co-Sponsored CE Course

November 07, 2014

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"As a practicing OBGYN, I know oral health is important.  I see the effects of dental disease and poor oral health in my patients every day."  - Robert Klink, MD, MMM, FACOG, Gloucester, VA

November 06, 2014

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The Tennessee Dental Association will join several other states in hosting the 2015 Ski and Learn Seminar at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana.  The meeting begins on Wednesday, March 18 and continues through Wednesday, March 25. Other state dental associations who have co-sponsored the trip include Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Virginia and South Dakota.

This will be our eleventh consecutive trip to Big Sky. Nearly fifty dentists from nine states participated in the 2014 trip. 

November 06, 2014

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Take Five! The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) needs 20 more responses from Richmond and Southside area dentists to this brief, 5-minute survey in order to have statistically valid results. Funding for a dental care pilot program for adults with disabilities is at stake. Please make your voice heard by taking the survey now.

November 04, 2014

Public News

By: Virginia N. East, D.D.S., Assistant Professor, Department of Endodontics, VCU School of Dentistry

October 22, 2014

Public News, VDA News

Make sure you see the VDA's new video for Halloween. We dressed kids up as dentists and had them give advice on candy and cavities. It's cute, fun and educational.

Watch the video and share it on your Facebook pages!

October 15, 2014

Public News

Wytheville Community College has named its dental lab in Galax Hall in honor of three Wytheville dentists, two of whom are alumni of WCC.

The dental lab will be known as the “Campbell, Throckmorton, & Copenhaver Dental Lab,” in recognition of the tremendous support of Drs. O.J. Campbell, Dennis R. Throckmorton, and Richard G. Copenhaver. Over the years, the trio has provided professional and financial support of the WCC Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs, as well as funded numerous scholarships to WCC students.

October 15, 2014

ADA News, Public News

As reported in the ADA News, the ADA contacted the Centers for Disease Control in early September about the Ebola issue, and the CDC’s guidance to dental professionals remains the same now as then:

CDC works with partners at ports of entry into the United States to help prevent infectious diseases, like Ebola, from being introduced and spread in the United States.

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