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Dr. Rosalie Perpich Installed as President of Minnesota Dental Association

September 28, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dr. Rosalie Perpich was installed as president of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) for the 2023-2024 term at the Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Bloomington. Dr. Perpich spent six years in the Minnesota National Guard as a medic before becoming a dentist. She is a 1997 graduate of the University […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2023-2024 Officers and Trustees

September 28, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – New officers and trustees were elected at the Minnesota Dental Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting on September 27 in Bloomington. The newly elected 2023-2024 officers include Dr. Rosalie Perpich as president; Dr. Alejandro Aguirre as president-elect; Dr. Scott Wagnild as first vice-president; and Dr. John Noack as second vice-president. Dr. Stephen […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association’s Third Party Payer Bill Successful

June 8, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Minnesota Dental Association’s (MDA) successfully advocated for legislation addressing third party payer issues such as fee schedule disclosure, method of payment, and network leasing. The bill, which will bring further transparency to the dental plan and provider relationship, was included in the final Commerce budget bill signed into law by Governor […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Successfully Leads Effort to Expand Adult Dental Medicaid Benefit Set

May 24, 2023

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) successfully led a legislative effort to expand the adult dental Medicaid benefit set. The legislation, included in the 2023 Health and Human Services Omnibus, was signed by Governor Walz today. For the first time since 2009, Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents, including low-income individuals, people with disabilities, and seniors, will have […] Read More »

Innovative Legislative Showcase Returns to MN Capitol in 2023

February 27, 2023

The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Oral Health Coalition will host the third annual Oral Health Showcase on March 2, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Minnesota State Capitol,  L’Etoile du Nord Vault Room, the basement rotunda of the Capitol, adjacent to the Capitol café. The Oral Health Showcase returns to the […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Shares Tips to Improve Your Oral Health in 2023

December 13, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS – December 13, 2022 – The Minnesota Dental Association is urging all Minnesotans to make a resolution to improve their oral health in 2023. Eliminating bad habits, starting good habits, and prevention are all key to maintaining good oral health and avoiding the risk of gum disease and other possible dental-related conditions. Tips for […] Read More »

Dr. Tim Holland Installed as President of Minnesota Dental Association

October 4, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dr. Tim Holland was installed as president of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) for the 2022-2023 term at the Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Rochester. A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in 1988, Dr. Holland, went on to earn his D.D.S. degree at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2022-2023 Officers and Trustees

October 4, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – New officers and trustees were elected at the Minnesota Dental Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting on September 23 in Rochester. The newly elected 2022-2023 officers include Dr. Tim Holland as president; Dr. Rosalie Perpich as president-elect; Dr. Alejandro Aguirre as first vice-president; Dr. Scott Wagnild as second vice-president; and Dr. Loren […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Recommends Back to School Dental Check-Ups

August 23, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children, causing them to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Untreated cavities may lead to infections and problems with focusing in school. The Minnesota Dental Association recommends scheduling your child for a dental checkup during the beginning of the school […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Shares Tips to Improve Your Oral Health in 2022

December 27, 2021

The Minnesota Dental Association is urging all Minnesotans to make a resolution to improve their oral health in 2022. Eliminating bad habits, starting good habits, and prevention are all key to maintaining good oral health and avoiding the risk of gum disease and other possible dental-related conditions. Tips for Mouth-healthy Resolutions  Start… Brushing your teeth […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Warns Sour Treats May Cast Spell on Teeth

October 18, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – This Halloween the Minnesota Dental Association advises treat-givers to make tooth-healthy choices and to pass on popular sour candy options. They might seem harmless, but these tricky treats may haunt teeth later on. Candies promising a sweet and sour or “extreme sour” experience are very acidic. The acid in sour candies weakens […] Read More »

Dr. Amber Cziok Installed as President of Minnesota Dental Association

September 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dr. Amber Cziok was installed as president of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) for the 2021-2022 term at the Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting. Dr. Cziok earned her undergraduate degree from Bemidji State University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, graduating with […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2021-2022 Officers and Trustees

September 30, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – New officers and trustees were elected at the Minnesota Dental Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting on September 24 in Bloomington. The newly-elected 2021-2022 officers include: Dr. Amber Cziok as president; Dr. Tim Holland as president-elect; Dr. Rosalie Perpich as first vice-president; and Dr. Alejandro Aguirre as second vice-president. Continuing their terms are […] Read More »

MINNESOTA DENTAL ASSOCIATION RECOMMENDS BACK TO SCHOOL DENTAL CHECK-UPS

August 24, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children, causing them to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Untreated cavities may lead to infections and problems with focusing in school. The Minnesota Dental Association recommends scheduling your child for a dental checkup during the beginning of the school year. […] Read More »

Innovative Legislative Showcase Goes Virtual in 2021

January 26, 2021

St. Paul, MN  – The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Oral Health Coalition are proud to host the second annual Oral Health Showcase once again, an exhibit of oral health programs and organizations.  The event is scheduled to take place Monday February 8, 2021. Replacing the Minnesota State Capitol as the venue of choice, […] Read More »

Dr. James Nickman Installed as President of Minnesota Dental Association

September 28, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dr. James Nickman, a pediatric dentist at Metropolitan Pediatric Dental Associates and associate clinical professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, has been installed as president of the Minnesota Dental Association for the 2020-2021 term at the Association’s (MDA) annual House of Delegates meeting. Dr. Nickman is actively involved in […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2020-2021 Officers and Trustees

September 28, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – New officers and trustees were elected at the Minnesota Dental Association’s annual House of Delegates meeting on September 25. The newly-elected 2020-2021 officers include: Dr. James Nickman as president; Dr. Amber Cziok as president-elect; Dr. Tim Holland as first vice-president; and Dr. Rose Perpich as second vice-president. Dr. Stephen McDonnell was elected as […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Recommends Routine Oral Care Visits During COVID-19

August 13, 2020

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) encourages patients to continue routine dental care during COVID-19, saying dentistry is essential health care and that appropriate patient protections are in place at clinics across the state. MINNEAPOLIS, MN –  On August 12, 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) released a statement strongly disagreeing with the World Health Organization’s […] Read More »