By now, you have probably been exposed to decisions you need to make as a dentist as it relates to Medicare.  Working with legal council, the Arkansas State Dental Association has created a concise, one-page synopsis to help in your decision making process.  While ASDA does not have a recommendation for all dentists to follow, […]

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Dental Stools – Gillian

by Billy Tarpley on March 19, 2018

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Preventing Opioid Abuse from the Dental Chair

March 15, 2018

In an effort to battle opioid abuse, Arkansas dentists have complied with new legislation since August 2017 that requires all prescribers to consult with the Arkansas Prescription Monitoring Program website prior to prescribing Schedule II or III narcotics. Although the process has been a bit difficult, we have seen the PMP website improve in numerous ways […]

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Obituary: Dr. Doffie Jarvis of Jonesboro

March 3, 2018

U.S. Veteran Dr. Doffie Neal Jarvis, 83, of Jonesboro went home to be with the Lord Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at Lexington Place Nursing and Rehab. He was born on July 25th, 1934 to the late Noble and Ethel Jarvis in Jacksonport. Doffie lived in Jonesboro for over 50 years and was a member of […]

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U.S. House Passes Action For Dental Health Act

February 28, 2018

The ADA News (2/27, Garvin) reports that the House of Representatives voted 387-13 on Feb. 26 to pass the Action for Dental Health Act of 2017, which calls for Congress “to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, […]

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Dr. Matthew McDonough to Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners

February 13, 2018

ASDA is pleased to announce the following from the Governor’s website, posted 2/12/18: Governor Hutchinson Appoints Dr. Matthew McDonough to Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Dr. Matthew McDonough of Jonesboro to the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners. His term expires September 1, 2022. Dr. McDonough replaces […]

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