ASDA led the effort to pass Act 1414: “An Act to create an exemption from the sales and use tax for dental appliances sold by or to dentists or certain other professionals” Dear ASDA Member, During the course of the 89th General Assembly (2013), ASDA was successful in leading the effort to repeal the longstanding sales [...]

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To view the new dental claim form Arkansas Medicaid will accept effective 5/1/14, click here.

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Private Option Passes Arkansas House; Ensures Dental Funding

March 4, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – On it’s 5th vote in two weeks, the Arkansas House of Representatives approved today by a vote of 76-24 the reauthorization for private option funding contained within SB111. Many of the larger groups in the state, including the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, had pushed for approval of the measure. The companion [...]

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Progress in dentistry (by Tom Dillard)

February 3, 2014

January 26, 2014Progress in dentistryAuthor: Tom Dillard With a dental appointment looming, I have been thinking about dentistry lately. I grew up in the days before dentists applied painkiller to the gums before injecting what seemed like a huge needle of Novocain. The actual dental work was a piece of cake, but the fear of [...]

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UAMS Names Carter to Lead Development of Dental Residency Program

January 15, 2014

Re-posted from UAMS News Bureau Office of Communications & Marketing 4301 West Markham #890 Little Rock, AR 72205-7199 News Release Wednesday, January 15, 2014 UAMS Names Carter to Lead Development of Dental Residency Program LITTLE ROCK – Niki Carter, D.M.D., who has more than 24 years of dental experience, has joined the faculty of the [...]

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The Sunshine Act: FAQs for Dentists

December 9, 2013

The Sunshine Act: FAQs for Dentists     A new law called the Sunshine Act requires certain companies that provide payments, gifts, food, education, and other “transfers” to dentists to submit an annual report to the federal government with information about each dentist and what was provided. The government will post the information on a [...]

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