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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Amalgam Separator Deadline Approaching Quickly

by Billy Tarpley on October 22, 2019

Reprinted from ADA Morning Huddle, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – Under a federal rule adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2017, many dental practices will need an installed amalgam separator by July 14, 2020. A few practices may be exempt, but some of those that are still need to submit a form to affirm […]

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Rise In Use Of Benzodiazepines Amid Opioid Epidemic Highlighted

October 8, 2019

From ADA Morning Huddle, 10/7/19 – CNN (10/4, Hare) reported on its website that amid the opioid epidemic, “the rise in use of benzodiazepines” has become a growing health concern. Benzodiazepines “are a class of medication commonly prescribed to treat conditions such as anxiety and insomnia,” with familiar brand names including “Xanax, Ativan, Valium and […]

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Hal Crossley Handouts FS2019

September 25, 2019

Handout for Opioid Use, Abuse and Addiction Handout for Marijuana: It’s Impact on You, Your Family and Your Practice

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Katy Warren handout

September 24, 2019

Katy Warren handout Ship Without a Rudder

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Fiddler Elected Trustee of ADA 12th District

September 9, 2019
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ASDA celebrates Dr. Terry Fiddler and his induction as Trustee of the ADA 12th District during the 160th Annual Session in San Francisco. Dr. Fiddler will serve a 4-year term on the ADA Board of Trustees serving AR, LA, KS and OK. He and his wife, Joyce, are seen here following their introduction at the […]

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