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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.


Dr. Karen Yoder receives Maynard Hine Award

3/22/2012

Karen M. Yoder, PhD, MSD, who serves as Director of Civic Engagement and Oral Health Policy at Indiana University School of Dentistry and is a member of the IDA Council on Dental Public Health, received a 2012 IUPUI Alumni Leadership Award in late February.

IDA legislation fares poorly in legislature

3/22/2012

The IDA’s 2012 legislative agenda, embodied in what was named “The Fair Dental Care Act," faced significant opposition from the health insurance community, organized labor, business interests, the State, as well as the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce.

OPINION: Do dental chains need more regulation?

3/22/2012

In Indiana dentists are required to have a license to practice dentistry. Dental corporations are not licensed. Essentially there is no oversight of dental corporations, how they manage the dental practice, or how they affect the dental care.

FAQ: Which dental services are tax-exempt?

3/22/2012

Professional services, including dentistry services, are currently exempt from Indiana sales tax. The sales of dental prosthetic devices are also specifically exempted from sales tax.

IDA dentist faces primary contender for House seat

3/22/2012

Dr. Denny Zent, an IDA member running to be the Indiana House District 51 Republican candidate, has some company in his bid. He will face Mr. Aaron Claudy, from Salem Center, Ind. Mr. Claudy, who lives in Kendallville, filed last-minute for the race.

Continuing education audits coming soon

3/22/2012

It was a fairly smooth renewal process overall for the Indiana State Board of Dentistry, as well as the 3,990 dental and 4,828 dental hygiene relicensure submissions. Now comes the all-new part of the renewal process, license audits.

IDA offers new continuing education tracking tool

3/22/2012

In the spring issue of the IDA Journal, members will find a convenient new tool for tracking CE credits and storing course completion certificates for the new Indiana licensure renewal cycle. Non-members and hygienists may acquire a folder for $5.

Member receives prestigious ‘Torchbearer’ award

3/22/2012

The Indiana Commission for Women recently recognized Dr. Diane Buyer, an IDA member practicing in Nora, Ind., with its annual Torchbearer Award. Dr. Buyer currently serves as the chairman of the IDA’s Drinks Destroy Teeth campaign, as well as chairman of the Indiana Oral Health Coalition. 

IDA Foundation supports student exchange program

3/22/2012

The IDA Foundation for Dental Health will continue a partnership with Moi University School of Dentistry for the fall 2012 academic year. Members will pledge $8,000 toward bringing Kenyan students from Moi University to the Indiana University School of Dentistry.

New IDA mobile website launched

3/1/2012

As part of the IDA’s ongoing efforts to enhance communication with members and the general public, a new mobile version of the IDA website is now available online.

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