Home Indiana Dental Association

Indiana Dental Association

The Indiana Dental Association supports dentistry in Indiana. If you're a dentist practicing in the State, looking for practice resources, insurance information, continuing education, volunteer opportunities, or networking events, we can help!

Indiana General Assembly Wraps Up Business, Adjourns Sine Die

The IDA was able to marshal legislation to increase access to dental care for Hoosiers prior to the end of the 2018 legislative session on Wednesday, May 14.

IDA Foundation for Dental Health Awards Grant to Student Clinic

The IDA Foundation for Dental Health has awarded a grant to the Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic to be used to benefit patients in near Eastside Indianapolis while providing a unique educational experience for IUSD student and faculty volunteers.

IUSD Dedicates State-of-the-Art Fritts Clinical Care Center

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over today’s dedication of the James J. Fritts, DDS Clinical Care Center, a new state-of-the-art oral health care clinic at the Indiana University School of Dentistry at IUPUI. The 45,000-square-foot facility is part of a plan to ensure Indiana’s only dental school is among the best in the […]

$24,589 Raised for IDPAC

As of January 31, 2018, $23,139 has been raised toward our $100,000 IDPAC goal. 374 of your colleagues have made contributions to this crucial effort.

NIDS Hosts Congressman Visclosky

NIDS hosted an evening with U.S. Congressman Pete Visclosky at Gamba Ristorante on Wednesday, January 24 to discuss issues affecting dentistry.

Certificate of Registration Not Needed by Dental PCs

Effective January 1, 2018, Indiana House Enrolled Act 1308 has removed the requirement that a dentist must request a certificate of registration from the PLA proving he is a licensed dentist in order to renew his or her certificate of incorporation with the Secretary of State (SoS).

Insurance Year in Review – 2017

by Drs. Jason Flannagan and Megan Keck, Council on Dental Benefit Programs   2017 was an active year in the dental insurance world and we saw a lot of changes. Shared Network Agreements Connection Dental and Cigna ended their shared network agreement. The Cigna networks can no longer be accessed with a contract with Connection. […]

Stericycle Class Action Settlement Reached

$295 million settlement has been reached on behalf of a nationwide class of Stericycle customers, following a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of engaging in a price-increasing scheme

IDA Represented at Indiana GA Organization Day

Indiana lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to kick off annual Organization Day and the Indiana Dental Association was represented at the ceremonial event by Director of Governmental Affairs Ed Popcheff. What is Organization Day?

Anthem Announces ER Benefit Changes

Effective January 1, 2018, Anthem may hold subscribers responsible for charges if they use the ER for non-emergency care In a letter to policyholders, Anthem stated, “As part of Anthem’s ongoing efforts to slow the effects of rising health care, effective January 1, 2018, non-emergency services may not be covered when treated in an emergency […]