search.noResults

search.searching

dataCollection.invalidEmail
note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
CONTENTS


6 From the Editor Dr. Doug Wyckoff


7 Photo Contest & MDA Virtual 7 2021 Travel & Learn Announced


8 Association Insights Dr. Mike Berry, President


9 UMKC School of Dentistry Updates


10 Auto Renew for Dues Ease 11 Congratulations Life Members 12 Bites & Briefs 11 New & Deceased Members


14 ADAPT: An Improved Approach to Career Transitions


17 MDA Board of Trustees Officer Nominations


18 Legislative & Regulatory Olivia Wilson


19 Meet the MDA Advocacy Team, Welcome Two New Faces


20 Dentist Vaccine Administration


22 Business Solutions Missouri Dental Insurance Services


24 Practice Perspectives The COVID Pandemic:


Best Practices for Recovery


26 Outreach In Action Paul Roberts


28 Benefits e-Prescribing for Enhanced Workflow


30 The Dental Team Jodi Schaefer


32 Classifieds MODENTAL.ORG/LEGDAY Note — A final decision on canceling this event due to COVID-19 will be made before December 31. ISSUE 5 | SEP/OCT 2020 | focus 3


CALENDAR { of } EVENTS OCTOBER


1 MDA VIRTUAL CE. 6-7p, MDIS Multiple Employer Aggregation Program: What’s in it for You and Your Employees. modental.org/virtualce


2 NORTHWEST DENTAL SOCIETY FALL MEETING & INSTALLATION. 12p, Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center St Joseph. nwmodental.org


2 NORTHEAST DENTAL SOCIETY FALL MEETING, INSTALLATION & NEW DENTIST SOCIAL. 12p, Quality Inn and Suites, Hannibal. nwmodental.org


15-17 ADA VIRTUAL CONNECT CONFERENCE. ada.org/meeting


16-19 ADA VIRTUAL HOUSE OF DELEGATES. ada.org/house


30 SOUTHWEST DENTAL SOCIETY MEETING. 9a-12p, OSHA Virtual Training. swmodental.org


NOVEMBER


5/6 MDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES VIRTUAL MEETING. modental.org/board


6 MDA HOUSE OF DELEGATE VIRTUAL MEETING. modental.org/house


14 GREATER KANSAS CITY DENTAL SOCIETY CE. 8:30a, Successful Treatment Acceptance & Real Practice Transitions Lecture, Adams Pointe Conference Ctr, Blue Springs. gkcds.org.


20 DENTAL WELL BEING FOUNDATION BOARD MEETING. MDA Office, Jefferson City. modwbf.org


25-26 MDA CLOSED. Thanksgiving.


For the most current calendar updates, get The MDA App or visit the Calendar on modental.org. For all upcoming EFDA Course dates and registration, visit moefda.org.





LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION & DINNER JANUARY 26


5-9pm, Te Millbottom


LEGISLATIVE DAY VISITS JANUARY 27


7-8am, Breakfast and Briefing Capitol Plaza Hotel


8:30am-2pm, Missouri State Capitol


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40