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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 »

Dentists Remain Available for Dental Emergencies During COVID-19

March 24, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS – As Minnesota dentists follow a mandate by the Governor’s Office to temporarily suspend non-emergent and elective procedures in order to lessen transmission of COVID-19, many dentists remain available to provide emergency care – and they urge people to seek that care by contacting a dentist if they need it. “Oral health is an […] Read More »

Minnesota Dental Association and Minnesota Oral Health Coalition debut the “Oral Health Showcase” at Minnesota Capitol on March 12

March 9, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and the Minnesota Oral Health Coalition (MOHC) will host the Oral Health Showcase, an inaugural exhibit of oral health programs and organizations at the Minnesota State Capitol on March 12, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Showcase will take place in the L’Etoile du Nord Vault, […] Read More »

The Help Minnesota Smile Coalition Advocates for Reinstatement of Dental Benefits

February 26, 2020

A dental coalition is working to restore basic oral health benefits to help improve oral health among adults with low incomes. MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Help Minnesota Smile Coalition — a partnership between the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and Dental Access Partners (Apple Tree Dental, Community Dental Care, and Hennepin Healthcare) — is advocating for […] Read More »