November 06, 2014

The Tennessee Dental Association will join several other states in hosting the 2015 Ski and Learn Seminar at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana.  The meeting begins on Wednesday, March 18 and continues through Wednesday, March 25. Other state dental associations who have co-sponsored the trip include Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Virginia and South Dakota.

This will be our eleventh consecutive trip to Big Sky. Nearly fifty dentists from nine states participated in the 2014 trip. 

November 06, 2014

Take Five! The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) needs 20 more responses from Richmond and Southside area dentists to this brief, 5-minute survey in order to have statistically valid results. Funding for a dental care pilot program for adults with disabilities is at stake. Please make your voice heard by taking the survey now.

November 06, 2014

Have you registered to be a volunteer at the 2015 Suffolk MOM Project on February 28th?  We still need volunteers so if not, register today

November 06, 2014

After selling his suburban private practice in Richmond, Va., six years ago, Dr. Ed Griggs decided to make a difference by working on the Eastern Shore, one of the most dentally underserved areas in the state.

His decision to move was in part influenced by mission trips and charitable work at home and abroad. 

November 05, 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 build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

Dr. Dickinson was appointed to the Governor's Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse.

Read more about the task force HERE.

November 04, 2014

By: Virginia N. East, D.D.S., Assistant Professor, Department of Endodontics, VCU School of Dentistry

October 30, 2014

L-R: Dr. Lanny Levenson, Dr. Carl Atkins, Dr. A.J. Booker, Dr. Richard Bates, Dr. Scott Gerard, Dr. Tegwyn Brickhouse, and Dr. Lawrence Kyle

October 29, 2014

Jessica Park (VDA Foundation) was selected as one of 12 national Give Kids A Smile ambassadors.  Check out the video and make plans to get involved with Give Kids A Smile today!

October 28, 2014

Dr. Todd Pillion, VDA member dentist, is running for the House of Delegates for the Fourth District House of Delegate Seat. The Virginia Dental Political Action Committee (VADPAC) is hosting a fundraiser for Dr. Pillion on October 30 at Heartwood in Abingdon from 6:30-8:30pm.  A fundraiser is also being held in Richmond at the Virginia Auto Dealers Association on Friday, October 31 from 8:00-9:00 a.m.

October 28, 2014

Join over 400 VDA Members who have submitted a photo to be included on the Meet Our Members page of the VDA website.  Simply email a picture to Elise at and it will be put on the website.  Thousands of visitors come to the VDA site every month – be sure to have your team included in this effort!