April 30, 2014

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RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – April has been designated as National Facial Protection Month. The Virginia Dental Association is working to make sure everyone, especially children, is protected from potential injury. Dr. Claire Kaugars shared the importance of protecting your teeth with mouth guards and brought some show and tell.  For more information visit

April 29, 2014

Almost two-thirds of American adults (64.7%) visited a dentist in 2013, essentially unchanged since 2008. Rates are lowest among men, those with lower incomes, blacks and Hispanics, and those living in the South.

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April 28, 2014

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration. 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.

Board of Medical Assistance Services 

  • The Honorable McKinley L. Price, DDS of Newport News, Dental Care at Oyster Point


April 14, 2014

The Virginia Board of Dentistry's regulations pertaining to sedation and anesthesia permits were published on April 7, 2014. They will become effective on May 7, 2014.  If you administer sedation and anesthesia, it is your responsibility to review these regulations and abide by them as a licensed dentist in the state of Virginia.
April 14, 2014

There has never been a better time to purchase through the VDA Services Glove Program, administered by Association Gloves. VDA members can now purchase high-quality nitrile gloves for as little as $4.80 per 100 gloves, or $96 per case of 2,000 gloves. Your glove program can hold this price on the EcoBee BeeSure Slim powder-free nitrile glove through June 30, 2014.

April 11, 2014

Turn in your unused or expired medication for sale disposal on Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:00am-2:00pm

April 09, 2014

VDA Services wants to remind all members about the great discounts and programs available through the endorsed vendors program. 

Are you looking for a new website for your practice?  Consider ProSites ( and enjoy 25% off of the set-up fee. 

Enjoy this and many other discounts available exxclusivly to VDA Members.  Click HERE for a complete list of endorsed vendors.

April 09, 2014

Members of the VDA's Ethics and Judicial Affairs Committee are continuing their efforts to educate members about the importance of maintaining a high standard of ethics every day in their practice.  A new online resource is now available to members at  Check out 'Ethics in Practice' questions answered by committee members, articles and ethical resources available to members of the tripartite.