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March 20, 2014

VDA News

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014  —Dentists interested in complementing their clinical training and experience with enhanced management skills can register for the 2014 session of the prestigious American Dental Association (ADA) and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management’s “ADA/Kellogg Executive Management Program.” Applications are due July 1.

March 19, 2014

VDA News

The ADA patient education brochure Antibiotics and Dental Treatment (W307) can help to clarify who should take antibiotics before dental treatment and who should not.

March 12, 2014

Public News, VDA News

The room block for The Virginia Meeting will open to VDA Members in early April.  Room pricing will be the same as in 2013 as will the procedure for making a reservation at The Homestead.  All VDA Members will receive information in the mail as well as by email in the next few weeks with details so please be on the lookout.  Additionally, information about CE courses, governance proceedings, and social events will be included that mailing as well as on our website very soon.

March 06, 2014

VDA News

Searching for health insurance options?  The ADA can help!

March 06, 2014

VDA News

Calls to the VDA office suggest a possible ADA Dues payment scam.  We've seen this come up every few years, a VDA member gets a call or email suggesting that they have not paid their ADA membership dues.  The communication will direct the member to a web address to make the payment. 

Currently, the ADA/VDA is NOT issuing any calls to members to collect dues.  If you have any questions regarding your payment status, please contact our Director of Membership, Leslie Pinkston at pinkston@vadental.org or 804-523-2189.

March 04, 2014

VDA News

As I am sure you are aware, the VDA is currently working on various initiatives that resulted from the November 2013 Strategic Planning Retreat.  One of those initiatives is that we are working to engage members in our advertising and public relations campaign by encouraging everyone to send in a picture of themselves/their office teams.  You can check out the current submissions here: https://vadental.org/about-the-vda/meet-our-vda-members.

February 25, 2014

Public News, VDA News

Richmond, VA –The Virginia Dental Association Foundation (VDAF) recently received a generous $5,000 grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation (BJCF) to purchase disposable dental supplies and one-step denture unit templates and to repair or replace small dental equipment for the Mission of Mercy (MOM) program. 

February 24, 2014

VDA News

On Saturday, February 22, 2014, VDA member Dr. Ron Tankersley was awarded as the 2014 recipient of the Virginia Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (VSOMS) Distinguished Service Award in Williamsburg, Virginia.  His son and fellow VDA and VSOMS member, Dr. Ken Tankersley, presented him with the award on behalf of VSOMS during the VSOMS 2014 Annual Meeting at the Williamsburg Lodge.  The Distinguished Service award is the highest tribute that the Society can pay to a VSOMS member.  It was presented to Dr.

February 14, 2014

The Affordable Care Act substantially expands oral health care coverage for children. The ADA estimates that it will reduce by 55 percent the number of children without dental coverage.

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