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Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2014. The VDA is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual VCU SNDA Oral Cancer Walk on April 19, 2014. Join the fun and be part of the solution! 40% of proceeds from this event will be donated to the VCU Philips Institute for advancements in oral cancer research.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-523-2189.
Join a dynamic array of volunteers spanning medical and dental fields, educators and support staff on a medical mission to Annotto Bay. Holy Mount Zion Healing Tabernacle is seeking dentists, dental students (3rd & 4th years) and other capable volunteers.
Sixty-one percent of moms double as Tooth Fairy assistants
OAK BROOK, Ill. (Feb. 27, 2014) – The Tooth Fairy was a lot more generous in 2013 than the year before, with the going rate for a lost baby tooth rising more than 44 percent from 2012 levels.
Help the Ad Council share the Children's Oral Health campaign with your friends and community. Several Public Service Annoucments (PSA) are available online at http://2min2x.adcouncil.org/tv/. Videos can be added to your practice website or used in social media networks.
Locally, the Dental Trade Alliance has received DVD versions of the PSAs that allows for non-stop play for busy dental offices who want to entertain their patients and spread the messge of brushing two minutes, twice a day.
The Virginia General Assembly is currently deciding whether or not to provide comprehensive dental benefits to pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS. Research has shown that dental care during pregnancy can improve periodontal disease, which is associated with poor health outcomes.
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.
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.