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On Thursday, July 29, 2010, the VDA Central Office was struck by lightning and burned down. We pause today to remember how far we've come in the three years since. Thanks to all the members, friends, supporters and especially our staff who have made the VDA stronger than ever!
Heather Herranney, a mother of five from Lebanon, Va, this morning became the 50,000th patient seen during 14 years of Mission of Mercy free care projects conducted by the Va Dental Association and its foundation. It happened at a M.O.M. event in Wise County. Heather came to get two teeth filled and was surprised to be selected. Dentaquest provided several gifts. The event continues through Sunday.
After a very tight race with many entries, we are thrilled to announce the following winners of our "Show Your Love" contest!
The importance of regular dental screenings can be life savers. Your mouth is the start of a healthy body. Dr. Elizabeth Reynolds, a dentist and member of the Virginia Dental Association talks more with us about the importance of regular dental screenings and oral hygiene.
Dr. David Black with the Virginia Dental Association talks about the importance of regular dental checkups and how they could help save your life!
It has come to our attention that some of our members have been targets of a "Yellow Page" scam. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with this scam and alert your team of the issue. Below is a description of the scam from the Better Business Bureau .
CHICAGO, May, 20, 2013 —The American Dental Association (ADA) is rallying its membership to join a Mission of Mercy (MOM) charity dental clinic on Sunday, Nov. 3, in New Orleans, the site of its 2013 Annual Session. Together with America's Dentists Care Foundation and support from the Louisiana and New Orleans Dental Associations, the event aims to serve 1,000 people in need of dental care.
RICHMOND, VA -- With diabetes and oral cancer on the rise nationwide and high blood pressure a continuing concern, the Virginia Dental Association (VDA) is commencing a major consumer education program on the value of screenings to detect these conditions.
By: Dr. William Moore, Associate Editor, Component 5, Virginia Dental Journal