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The Missouri Dental Well Being Foundation is proud to announce the launch of their new website. Better help, better health!

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Join us in the Riviera Maya for a winter getaway with collegues. Enjoy CE and sunshine!

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Read. Share. Archive. The eFocus is available online. Read on your mobile device, share articles and find back issues.

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Water Fluoridation

5 reasons why fluoride is great and the 70+ years of research behind it.

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Amazing campaign! Amazing teeth!

The ADA's new national campaign is driving amazing patients to find you!

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First In Class

Crest 3D White Glamorous White Whitestrips is the first at-home bleaching product to earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance.

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Baby on Board?

From dental visits to old wives tales, 9 things to know about your dental health during these 9 months.



The two-time Super Bowl champion will address attendees on Friday, October 20.

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MDA News Updates & Notices

MO Medicaid + MC Updates

Get access to several recent dental Medicaid (MO HealthNet) and Managed Care Updates, such as Tips for Effective BillingProvider Bulletins, Ordering-Prescribing-Referring for Medicaid patients and Managed Care Provider Toolkit. See FAQ on Medicaid.

​Wheel Into Wellness with DWBF

The Missouri Dental Well Being Foundation has kicked off this campaign to enlist the expertise of others to provide you with resources on a variety of issues. Our hope is to build engagement that benefits you, your staff and your family. It’s free, limited to Missouri and focused on dentistry. Learn, engage, get entered to win a trail bike!

AwDA Website Compliance

Did you know your practice websites open to the public also must be accessible in various ways to persons with sight or hearing impairment. Find out what you need to know and do to put your website into compliance. ​See FAQ about AwDA Website Compatibility.

Update Find-a-Dentist Profile

There's a new ADA Find-a-Dentist search to make it easier than ever for potential patients to find member dentists. Members, update your profile! Completed profiles closest to the patient's location will be prioritized in results, and those updated by May 1 are entered for chance to win a Mercedes lease or $10,000 cash. 

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

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

FAQ Spotlight

General Supervision

Can a hygienist perform the cleaning (take x-rays and other items within their scope without the doctor being in the office), or not, as it has been more than one year since the last exam? Read More

Record Disposal

Can we burn old records? I have many companies contacting me stating it is required that records be specifically destroyed by a company that does such. Is this true?
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