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July 11, 2014

Public News, VDA News

Dentists in Virginia recently provided care to residents of a Richmond-area long-term care facility as a kick-off event for a greater push to improve access to dental care among that population.

July 10, 2014

VDA News

By: Joel Rubin

It’s been called an “epidemic,” the poor state of teeth and gums among the nearly 1.4-million nursing home residents in the United States. That is why the Virginia Dental Association is looking to secure funding for a pilot study that could lead to the development of a long term solution to the dental care issues faced by many residents of long term care facilities.

July 09, 2014

On July 1st, the Virginia Dental Association (represented by Laura Givens, Director of Legislative and Public Policy and Leslie Pinkston, Director of Membership) presented the doctors from Commonwealth Endodontics with a sketch of the Virginia State Capitol Building signed by Speaker of the House Bill Howell.  This gift was to express the VDA's appreciation for their generous contributions to the Virginia Dental Political Action Committee (VADPAC).  Each of the doctors, Dr. Steve Barbieri, Dr. Ronald Vranas, Dr. Timothy Finkler, Dr. Madelyn Gambrel, Dr.

July 08, 2014

Public News, VDA News

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will grow Virginia’s economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

July 01, 2014

VDA News

In response to strong demand, Association Gloves has extended the special promotional price on the BeeSure Slim nitrile glove through September 2014. Until Sept. 30, this glove will be available for just $4.80 per 100, or $96 for a case of 2,000 gloves. This sale price is available only from Association Gloves, which is endorsed by VDA Services.

June 30, 2014

The ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure is considering proposed revisions to the ADA Guidelines for the Use of Sedation and General Anesthesia by Dentists and the ADA Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students and seeking comment from our communities of interest.

June 16, 2014

VDA News

The Virginia Dental Association is proud to present Wayne Kerr, DDS and his course, “Ten Things…” on Friday, June 27.  In webinar format, you and your team have the flexibility to view it anywhere and it’s only 1 hour in length, so you’re free to get back to your day quickly!  And did we mention that it’s FREE?!  Dr.

May 12, 2014

VDA News

Governor McAuliffe Makes Major Women’s Health Announcements

May 07, 2014

VDA News

We’re thrilled with the number of exhibitors who have already signed up for a booth in our exhibit hall – and we know you will be as well!  However, we want to make sure that we offer the variety and selection that you and your staff are looking for so we have a few spaces that we’ve set aside to ensure that we can do just that.  Please email Carter ( with suggestions!