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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In a called meeting of the ASDA General Assembly on Friday, September 15, the membership voted to recommend that the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners amend the proposed number of in-person continuing education hours from 30 in each reporting period to 15. The law requires that dentists earn a minimum of 50 hours of […]

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Obituary: Dr. Henry Udouj, ADA Member for 50 Years

September 20, 2017

Dr. Henry Joseph Udouj, Jr., 72, of Fort Smith, passed into the loving arms of God September 18, 2017 in Fort Smith. He was born October 3, 1944, in Pawtucket, R.I. to Henry Joseph, Sr. and Ida Genevieve Kinzle Udouj. He was co-owner of Udouj Orthodontics, a Veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of […]

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2017 Fall Seminar handouts

September 13, 2017

CLICK HERE to download the handout for Dr. Corky Willhite’s lecture, “Composite Bonding: The “Ultimate Esthetics” Course.   CLICK HERE to download the handout for Dr. Mike Shirtcliff’s lecture, “How to Successfully Integrate Medicaid into an Already Successful Practice.”   The handouts for Katy Warren’s lecture, “OSHA and Infection Control: Time is Our Enemy.” will be […]

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Mouden to Retire as Chief Dental Officer for CMS

September 12, 2017

Dr. Lynn Mouden, the former Director of the Arkansas Office of Oral Health and a past ASDA member, is set to retire from his current position as Chief Dental Officer for the Center for Medicaid  Services (CMS) in Baltimore, MD effective September 30. According to an e-mail received from Dr. Mouden yesterday, he won’t be “retired” for […]

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Application Period Now Open for Student Loan Payment Program

September 5, 2017

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides loan repayment to dental students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of […]

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