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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Don’t Hold Medicaid Claims, suggests ASDA

by Billy Tarpley on October 12, 2018

Dental offices that have been withholding claims awaiting a resolution to the Diamond Plan deferred compensation program should go ahead and file, suggests ASDA. According to recommendations from both managed care organizations (MCO), Delta Smiles and MCNA Smiles, dentists may be hurting themselves by withholding claims. Until such time as the Diamond Plan is activated for […]

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Oral Surgery Claims May Now Be Submitted Electronically

October 8, 2018

MMIS has been updated to allow oral surgery providers to electronically submit claims through the portal. A notification of this update is currently on Frontline and will be placed on the oral surgery providers remittance advices (RA). These providers will also see a banner message. Please forward to your staff as necessary. Electronic Billing For […]

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Dr. Terry Donovan Handouts

October 3, 2018

Attached here are the Handouts from Dr. Terry Donovan’s lecture to the 2018 ASDA Fall Seminar on Friday, September 28. The PDF’s may be downloaded for your convenience. pH of foods and beverages pH beverages USA GERD Questions Erosion Jerd Diet Analysis BEWE  

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Dr. Terry Fiddler Wins District Vote for Trustee

August 30, 2018

Posted August 30, 2018 – By unanimous vote last Sunday, ADA delegates from Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma elected Dr. Terry Fiddler as the next Trustee to represent District 12 on the ADA Board of Trustees. As Trustee, Dr. Fiddler will serve on the ADA Board for 4 years, beginning in the fall of 2019. […]

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Obituary: Dr. L.D. “Bud” Redden, ADA Member for 64 Years

August 23, 2018

Dr. L. D. (Bud) Redden passed away peacefully on August 6, 2018. He was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Lilburn D. and Bessie Redden. He moved to Little Rock at age 5 and attended public school graduating from Little Rock High School, now Central. In high school, he was active in the band and […]

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