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October 28, 2014

VDA News

Join over 400 VDA Members who have submitted a photo to be included on the Meet Our Members page of the VDA website.  Simply email a picture to Elise at Rupinski@vadental.org and it will be put on the website.  Thousands of visitors come to the VDA site every month – be sure to have your team included in this effort!

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

Click HERE to see Dr. Michael Link's (VDA President 2014-2015) speech.
Click HERE to see Dr. Ted Sherwin's (VDA President 2013-2014) speech. 
October 08, 2014

VDA News

Association Gloves has negotiated a significant discount on one of its best-selling gloves: Cranberry AquaSource with a vitamin E and lanolin coating. Buy it now for just $5.80 per 100 gloves or $116 for a case of 2,000 gloves. This special promotional price must end Dec. 31, 2014. And, in response to popular demand, Association Gloves now carries the Microflex NeoGard chloroprene glove. It provides a very strong and secure wet and dry grip in a soft and strong glove.

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 24, 2014

Dr. Charlie Cuttino and Dr. Anne Adams hosted a VDA fundraiser for Delegate John O’Bannon at their home on September 12. A practicing physician, Delegate O’Bannon is one of only a handful of health care providers serving in the General Assembly.  Delegate O’Bannon has a record of collegial public service and a willingness to consider divergent views in reviewing legislation.  He represents House District 73, which encompasses parts of both Henrico County and the City of Richmond.

September 24, 2014

VDA News

The VDA wants to hear about all the creative ways your team celebrates Halloween. Do you collect candy from patients? Decorate the office in all kinds of spooky ways? Wear wacky costumes?
 
Let us know what you do ASAP. Your tradition might even become a local news story!
 
Email Danny Rubin at Rubin Communications Group at danny@rubincommunications.com and tell him your favorite Hallowee

September 11, 2014

The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation <https://www.dentaltradealliance.org/foundation>  just awarded a grant of $25,000 to “Give Seniors a Smile”,  a preventative care pilot study aimed at improving the health of seniors in nursing homes. The study was designed by the VDA’s Long-Term Care Task Force and is being funded through the VDA Foundation. “Congratulations again on receiving the grant from the DTA Foundation,” wrote Diana P.

September 05, 2014

VDA News

On August 20, 2014, twenty-three students participated in the VDA New Dentist Committee's Real World Tour. The students visited the offices of Drs. Londrey, Gardner, and McMunn.

What great insight and advice the students received from each office.  They learned about insurance, office design, sleep apnea, were given reading suggestions (for personal growth), received as gifts like the book,"FISH", and terrific advice from all the dentists!

September 02, 2014

Earlier this month, VDA members were given the opportunity to submit questions and concerns regarding the Board of Dentistry’s sedation permits and plans for the permit holder inspections.  These permit requirements and unannounced inspections will only be affecting those dentists who administer moderate/conscious sedation and general anesthesia/deep sedation.

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