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January 07, 2015

By Stacie Crozier

In 1982, Dr. Francis G. "Frank" Serio took a leap of faith, making a one-man mission trip to provide dental care in a remote region of the Dominican Republic. Today, that first small step has grown into a dental charity that has provided care to thousands of residents in poor rural areas of that country and beyond. The Dominican Dental Mission Project is just one example of how Dr. Serio has touched and improved the lives of countless people through volunteerism and education.

December 23, 2014

Candidate information will appear in the April-May-June 2015 issue of the VDA Journal.  Due to space limitations, the Editor reserves the right to condense biographical information.

The following positions are up for election during the 2015 Annual Meeting at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Norfolk.

December 23, 2014

We are pleased to inform you that Congress has just passed H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 which has extended the Section 179 expensing tax provision for 2014.  ADA has worked hard to ensure passage of this bill, which will allow small businesses to write off up to $500,000 of capital investment in 2014. ADA members sent over 8,500 emails to Congress in the last month urging lawmakers to extend this important provision.

December 22, 2014

January 30, 2015

Glen Allen, VA

December 17, 2014

The VDAF is launching a new initiative-the reporting of charitable dental care.  The Charitable Care Reporting program, which will kick off in January, will allow all dental professionals in Virginia to report their donated services.   The information submitted will be collected and housed at the VDAF.  You can contact us at any time to obtain a report on the care you’ve generously donated. 
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December 17, 2014

Dentist and dental assistant volunteers are needed for the 2015 Suffolk MOM Project on Saturday, February 28th at the Kings Fork Middle School.  If you are interested in volunteers for this or any other MOM project click HERE.

December 15, 2014

Dental Plan Coverage and Cost Are the Primary Drivers of Overall Customer Satisfaction

December 10, 2014

Northern Virginia Dental Society members gathered with several legislators from the area on December 7 for a special holiday brunch, which was hosted by the Society.  The event was a great opportunity for members to thank legislators for their support and discuss what to expect in the upcoming General Assembly session.

December 10, 2014

The Virginia Dental Association is pleased to share the news that Dr. Todd Pillion, a VDA member dentist, won the 4th district seat in the Virginia House of Delegates in a special election on December 9.  The VDA wishes Dr. Pillion the best of luck and looks forward to visiting with him next month as he begins his first General Assembly session.  Below are articles relating to his election victory as well as the announcement from Speaker Bill Howell.
 

December 04, 2014

While honoring its immediate past president, Dr. David Whiston, the ADA Foundation kicked off a new award in his name at a Thursday evening meet-and-greet. 

The ADAF organized the event as a way for friends and supporters to honor Dr. Whiston and ADAF volunteers and to usher in the Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program, the new award established in his name. Dr. Whiston served as ADA Foundation president 2010-14. 

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