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January 31, 2014

The VDA thanks all members and VCU dental students who attended the Day on the Hill on January 17, 2014.  We were very lucky to have Delegate Bobby Orrock (R-54) speak to the group during breakfast and we appreciate him taking time out of his very busy schedule to attend and meet with our members.  

January 30, 2014

VDA News

As result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some ADA members began receiving notices stating that their medical insurance would be cancelled as of December 31, 2013. The Council on Members Insurance and Retirement Plans (CMIRP) saw this as an opportunity to enhance member value, as well as to reinforce constituents’ insurance offerings, and began investigating private health insurance exchange options.

January 28, 2014

Dear VDA Members,

January 15, 2014

VDA News

The VDA is proud to annouce the launch of its new Leadership Training Series.  As part of the 2014 VDA Strategic Plan, Dr. Terry Dickinson, VDA Executive Director, will be publishing a monthly lesson on leadership.  Click the link below to check out Lesson One - Why Leadership? 

November 13, 2013

VDA News

There has never been a better time to purchase through the VDA Services Glove Program, administered by Association Gloves. By leveraging the buying power of thousands of dentists in 14 endorsing states, Association Gloves has negotiated price concessions with its manufacturing partners and UPS to offer VDA members one simple price and free shipping. This change was effective Nov. 1, 2013.

November 05, 2013

VDA News

Dr. Kirk Norbo, immediate past president of the VDA, before the ADA House of Delegates as chairman of the Reference Committee on Membership.

October 16, 2013

VDA News

VDA Services is very pleased to announce their most recent endorsement – Miles Global, a national firm dedicated to dental practice consulting, dental team training and education.    After a thorough evaluation by the Virginia Dental Services Corporation Board of Directors, Miles Global was selected for endorsement based on their industry-leading consulting services and the value they can bring to VDA member dental offices.   Miles Global emphasizes establishing exemplary organized business systems, team accountability, leadership at all levels, customer servi

October 09, 2013

Public News, VDA News

By J. Ted Sherwin

Dr. Sharone Ward, a dentist in Chester and member of the Virginia Dental Association, recently saw a 51-year-old male patient in need of a filling. As she does routinely, Ward took the patient's blood pressure and was surprised to find that it was 200/120, an extreme hypertensive value and well above the normal range of 120/70.

September 12, 2013

All employers with one or more employees and gross revenue of at least $500,000 are subject to the requirement to provide a notice to all employees by 10/01/2013.  As a service to VDA Members, B&B Insurance Associates, Inc. has provided the following information regarding the requirements and links to templates for model notices from the Department of Labor.

September 10, 2013

Public News, VDA News

The Virginia Dental Association Foundation again treats thousands of people in dire need of dental care at the annual M.O.M. Project in southwest Virginia. Watch the powerful day unfold through the words and pictures of patients and VDA member dentists.