Welcome to the Indiana Dental Association online newsroom. We are pleased to bring you the latest dentistry and oral health updates in Indiana and across the country. For more information, or to share news, contact Karen Scharf, Director of Communications
, at Karen@INDental.org
“We’ve listened carefully to our members, particularly those in the early stages of their dental careers, and many have indicated that paying off student loan debt is one of their greatest concerns,” said Dr. Maxine Feinberg, ADA president.
Available now from the ADA, CDT 2016: Dental Procedure Codes
is an indispensable resource for dentists and dental offices working with third-party payers required to use CDT codes.
The Indiana Dental Association is pleased to announce its endorsement of two new business solution-oriented service providers for credit card processing and payroll processing. These newly endorsed providers, Chase Commerce Solutions, and SurePayroll, are also endorsed by the American Dental Association Business Resources.
Do you have someone in mind who has done an outstanding job promoting, practicing, or volunteering for the organization of dentistry? Why not nominate him or her for an IDA Award?
The IDA Council on the New Dentist appointed Dr. Sarah Herd (IDDS) to serve as our first New Dentist at-large Trustee.
The American Medical Association (AMA) formed a Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse that recently announced the first of several national recommendations to address this growing epidemic.
The Indiana University Board of Trustees gave unanimous approval today for a 45,000-square-foot, $21.6 million expansion to the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
IN PLA recently sent notices of continuing education audits to Indiana licensed dentists and hygienists. These notices are randomly sent to 10% of licensed dental professionals each licensure period; receipt of an audit notice does not mean that you are suspected of being noncompliant.
Survey shows dentists in small group practices report greater job satisfaction. The study, first of its kind in the US, measured satisfaction with income, benefits, hours worked, clinical autonomy, work-life balance, emotional exhaustion and overall satisfaction.
The new recommendation
advises medical providers to apply fluoride varnish to primary teeth starting with the eruption of the first tooth through age 5 years.