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September 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – 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. The […] Read More »

MDA Recommends Monitoring Sugar Content in Kids’ Summer Drinks

July 18, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS – While a hot summer day might have you reaching for a fruit juice, the Minnesota Dental Association encourages parents and caregivers to be aware of sugar content in these thirst-quenching beverages and limit the amount given to children. Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States. Oftentimes people […] Read More »

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 »