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MDA Recommends Playing Tough Defense by Using a Mouthguard During Sports

August 28, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – – As students head back to school, the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) reminds parents and student athletes about the importance of mouthguards.  Mouthguards are a key player in preventing mouth and facial related injuries.  Mouthguards help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, […] Read More »

A Mission of Mercy – Minnesota Dental Professionals Provide Free Dental Care

August 8, 2018

Event will serve 2,000 patients facing barriers to care. MINNEAPOLIS – – The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation will be bringing the Minnesota Mission of Mercy to the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8. Minnesota Mission of Mercy is a community event that provides free dental care, over a […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association seeking to put teeth in Medicaid reimbursement for state’s children

June 11, 2018

Minnesota ranks nearly last for pediatric Medicaid dental rates MINNEAPOLIS – – The Minnesota Dental Association announced today a renewed campaign to grow support for raising Medicaid reimbursement rates for dental services in Minnesota. The state currently ranks 49th out of the 50 states in the nation for reimbursement rates of children needing dental care according to […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Launches

March 14, 2018

New web app allows dentists and dental professionals to buy and sell dental practices, and post and apply for job opportunities. MINNEAPOLIS  – – March 14, 2018 – The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) announced today the launch of, a new web app for dentists and dental professionals looking for new opportunities., named after the […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2017-18 Officers

September 18, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS  – – The Minnesota Dental Association recently held its annual House of Delegates meeting Madden’s Resort in Brainerd where new officers were elected. The newly-elected 2017-2018 officers include: Dr. R. David Resch, as president; Dr. David Andersen as president-elect; Dr. Stephen McDonnell as first vice-president; Dr. Jim Nickman as second vice-president; and Dr. Kevin Dens as speaker […] Read More »