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MOMOM 7 is August 3-4 at the Pershing Arena at Truman State University in Kirksville. Volunteer registration is now open!

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Join us June 15-16 for Connect4Success at the Lake! It's a change of seasons and a change of venue. Also offering New Dentist track!

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Experience the ADA Seal in 360°

There’s a secret to keeping your family’s smiles healthy at home – and on the go. Explore this interactive video to find out.

MDA News Updates & Notices

Medicare: Rescinds Rule

CMS has published a final rule which rescinds a previously announced rule that would have required dentists providing care and prescriptions for Medicare Advantage patients and Part D beneficiaries to be enrolled in Medicare or to have opted out in order for their services to be covered. Read More

Amalgam Recycling Rule

Now in effect, if you’re an established office you have up to the year 2020 to comply; if you’re a brand new office your requirement to comply is immediate. Watch Amalgam Recycling Rule Webinar: Does This Affect My Practice and read compliance information​.

Update MyADA Info

Update​ your contact information at ADA.org/MyADA. While there update your Find-a-Dentist profile, promoted through the ADA's national consumer ad campaign. Then, begin to build your credentialing profile through the ADA credentialing service, powered by CAQH ProView.

ADA Opioid Policy

The ADA has implemented an Opioid Prescribing policy to help fight the country’s opioid epidemic while continuing to help patients manage dental pain. To learn more about the policy, visit ADA.org/Opioids and read this story in ADA News

Read recent News Updates and follow the MDA Blog "The Week That Was" for a recap of the week's association activities and interests. Members can access an archive of eNews Updates.


MDA Upcoming Events

Connect4Success

June 15-16: Lake Ozark. MDA CE Conference ​+ New Dentist Track. Register Online

MOMOM Clinic

August 3-4: Kirksville. Online volunteer registration closes July 15. Sign Up Now

Legislative  Day

January 23, 2019: Jefferson City. Reception evening prior. PLan to attend. Learn More

Find more under the Meetings & Events section and on the Calendar. You also can subscribe to events posted on the MDA Facebook Events page. 


​ADA Center for Professional Success Spotlights

Guidelines for Practice Success

Running a successful dental practice presents new challenges every day. The ADA’s Guidelines for Practice Success (GPS) delivers the resources you need to manage Patients, Finances, Marketing, the Dental Team and Regulatory topics.

Employment Agreements

Dentist Employment Agreements: A Guide to Key Legal Provisions explains many of the terms and provisions common to dental employment agreements. The Guide can help you consider and review a contract of employment and what questions to ask and discussions to have with your legal advisor. 

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