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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.

October 14, 2014

Public News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed to have little problem Tuesday concluding that a state board dominated by dentists should not get to decide who can perform teeth-whitening services.

But when it comes to brain surgery, many of the same justices said they would rather empower neurologists than bureaucrats.

October 08, 2014

Public News

Click HERE to read the news article from Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

October 03, 2014

Public News
A novel dental restorative material that should make life easier for dental care experts and their patients, which is based on technology developed by a team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers, was unveiled today by the 3M Company. - See more at: http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2014/10/01/novel-technology-used-make-restorative-dental-material-developed-cu-boulder#sthash.VdWJmRHY.dpuf
October 01, 2014

Public News, VDA News

Dr. Todd Pillion, VDA member dentist, is running for the House of Delegates for the Fourth District House of Delegate Seat.  It is very important to take action!! A Mass Meeting will be held to choose the candidate for the Fourth District House of Delegates seat at Castlewood High School this Saturday, October 4th.  Registration will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and the Mass Meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. All registered voters are welcome to participate.

September 26, 2014

Public News

Virginia will participate, Saturday, September 27, 2014 in the ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, this collaborative effort between state and local law enforcement agencies provides residents with an opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous controlled substances from their medicine cabinets in an environmentally safe manner.  Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m.

September 10, 2014

Public News

By Kelly Soderlund

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