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May 04, 2015

Intuit Demandforce is a VDA Services endorsed vendor that provides a marketing and communications solution to help practices grow. All VDA Members receive exclusive pricing of a waived set up fee ($299 value).

May 01, 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe  announced  recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards recently during an awards ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion. These awards spotlight the outstanding efforts individual and organization volunteers make on behalf of citizens throughout the Commonwealth.

April 30, 2015

As you hopefully know, the VDA offers an educational webinar series to dentists and their teams.  These courses are available throughout the year and we cover a wide variety of topics, based on feedback from you, our attendees.
 
We want to clarify something for you - because it's probably the best feature of the entire series.  You can access courses at any time from anywhere as long as you are pre-registered.

How?  Two simple steps.
April 28, 2015

Several VDA members attended the ADA Washington Leadership Conference April 27-29 in Washington, DC.  They were able to visit with their members of Congress and both Virginia US Senators while on the Hill and bring to them three key issues that the ADA is lobbying.  To view information on the issues lobbied during WLC this year, you can visit www.ada.org/WLC

April 28, 2015

Here at the ADA, we’ve been hearing from a number of people that they are not receiving our ADA annual meeting and annual meeting volunteer (CLA) emails. In almost every case, people are not receiving our emails because they opted-out of ADA emails – they might not have even realized that they opted-out. They may be receiving the Morning Huddle but this is sent from another vendor, not from our ADA email database.
 

April 28, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday announced that the optimal fluoride level in community water systems is 0.7 parts per million.

The ADA supports the recommendation, which was released for comment four years ago. The new recommendation will help ensure an effective level of fluoride to reduce the incidence of tooth decay, while minimizing the risk of cosmetic fluorosis.

April 27, 2015

A team of experienced dentists, hygienists and other volunteers will begin a yearlong effort on May 1 to demonstrate the value of preventive dental care for seniors in long-term care facilities.  

The Virginia Dental Association (VDA) will that day commence a pilot program at 10 a.m. EST at Trinity Mission Health & Rehab, 1150 Northwest Drive in Charlottesville.

April 27, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, dentists who dispense controlled substances in Schedule II (Percocet, Vicodin), Schedule III (Tylenol with Codeine), or Schedule IV (Valium, Xanax) must begin reporting the drugs dispensed to the Prescription Monitoring Program within 7 days of dispensing.  The reporting requirements in the Code of Virginia can be found by clicking HERE.

April 23, 2015

“It has never been more important for dental practices to adopt real-world business principles than it is today.” ~Dr. Roger Levin
 
Do you want to know why Dr. Levin feels this way?  We’re offering you a sneak peek at what he will be sharing with you at the 2015 Virginia Meeting in the video below.  Take a few moments to watch!
 

April 23, 2015

SolmeteX is a VDA Services endorsed vendor that has been recommended to Members since 2009 for amalgam separators.  VDA Members receive the exclusive benefit of a free container ($179 value) and a $30 rebate when you purchase an amalgam separator from SolmeteX.

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