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Child Safety is Goal of Image ...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association: Read more ADA News. Children are not tiny adults. This distinction may get lost chairside — during imaging, for instance. With that reality in mind, a new campaign starting Sept. 24 will urge dentists to Image...

Women of H3 Celebrate KU’...

The HighHeels & Handpieces (H3) group at the Kansas Dental Association enjoyed a victorious KU football game watch party in Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas on Saturday. The H3 women dentists and their guests celebrated the opening game of the season in...

CE on Ethics Required Beginnin...

During an open public meeting on Friday, April 25, 2014 the Kansas Dental Board held a hearing on the proposal to permanently amend K.A.R. 71-4-1, which is one of the Board’s continuing education regulations. The open hearing was held in accordance with state...

KDA Tailgater at Sporting Park

On Friday, August 29, KDA members accompanied by family and friends met at Sporting Park in Kansas City for the annual Tailgater, followed by a Sporting KC v. Houston Dynamo soccer match. Although the Tailgater is normally held during American football season, the...

New AAP Recommendation

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new recommendations about preventing the most common chronic illness in childhood: dental caries. The recommendations states that all children should start using fluoridated toothpaste as soon as the first tooth...

UMKC Dental School Helps Relie...

Originally posted by the American Dental Association – Read more ADA Action for Dental Health success stories. Students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) dental clinic and local community health centers are helping to relieve the burden a local...

Ebola Virus Disease Informatio...

While the possibility of infected persons entering the U.S. remains low, the CDC advises that healthcare providers in the U.S. should consider Ebola in the differential diagnosis of febrile illness, with compatible symptoms, in any person with recent (within 21 days)...

UPDATE: Memorial Services for ...

The Kansas Dental Association has learned that Dr. John Haynes, long-time Professor at the UMKC School of Dentistry and beloved friend of the KDA, has passed away. Below is information on memorial services. We will keep our members informed by updating this story on...

Dr. Brett Roufs and Nick Roger...

Dr. Brett Roufs, District 12 American Dental Political Committee (ADPAC) Trustee and Dr. Nick Rogers, Representing the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD) PAC co-hosted a fundraiser for Senator Pat Roberts at Crestview Country Club in Wichita this past...

Dr. Dean Elledge Becomes Direc...

Dr. Keith Pickus, PhD, Interim Dean, WSU College of Health Professions, has announced the hiring of Dr. Dean Elledge as the new Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program. Dr. Elledge currently serves as the Assistant Director of the AEGD...