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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By unanimous vote of the ASDA General Assembly today, Dr. Terry Fiddler was confirmed as ASDA’s nominee for the position of ADA 12th District Trustee. Dr. Fiddler’s name will now be presented for approval of the delegation of the 12th District during the summer pre-caucus in Dallas. The term of current Trustee, Dr. Raymond Cohlmia of Oklahoma City […]

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Medicaid Conference Draws Almost 150 Attendees to Little Rock

June 22, 2018

The 2018 Medicaid Conference hosted by ASDA attracted almost 150 dentists and dental team members to Little Rock on Friday, June 22. It became apparent early on that the group had come prepared to ask questions and discuss some of the challenges that exist as Arkansas providers continue to work within the new Dental Managed Care Program […]

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Medicaid Conference to Feature Update on Diamond Plan

June 14, 2018

The Medicaid Conference on June 22 will feature more than new developments from both Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). Dentists attending the ASDA General Assembly at noon will hear an update on the Diamond Plan, presented by Rose Naff, Director of the state DHS Division of Medical Services. ASDA has long held that the success of […]

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Susan Long, EdD, Named Dean of UAMS College of Health Professions

June 14, 2018

From Healthcare Journal of Little Rock: “Longtime educator and administrator Susan Long, EdD, has been named dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Long, a UAMS faculty member since 1992, had been serving as interim dean since the retirement of Douglas L. Murphy, PhD, on Dec. […]

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Obituary: Dr. Wendell Garrett, Past ASDA President, ADA Member for 33 Years

June 2, 2018

With heavy hearts, we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend, Dr. Wendell Garrett of El Dorado, on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 10:50PM. Dr. Garrett had suffered a stroke earlier in the day, and later showed no signs of recovery. He had not enjoyed good health in recent years, and was residing in a […]

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