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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!

2018 Midterm Election Update

Republicans were big 2018 midterm election winners in Indiana. Currently, there are 67 House Republicans and 33 House Democrats. If you are familiar with any Indiana legislators please consider becoming a Contact Dentist.

CE Audits Continue

IDA learned that, due to increased staffing levels at the ISBD, the previously closed audit process for the 2014-2016 licensing period was reopened. A total of 685 dentists and hygienists were audited for the license period.

Building the future of our profession … together!

Member-Get-A-Member is the ideal opportunity to share your success by encouraging your nonmember colleagues to join ADA/IDA.

IDA Completes Successful Financial Year

IDA finances are strong, so said Blue and Co., when the CPA firm presented their annual audit report to the IDA Board of Trustees on Saturday, September 15. “2017-18 was an exceptional year from a financial perspective,” said IDA Treasurer Tom Blake. “We finished the fiscal year with an increase in total net assets of […]

Option to Add Vision coverage through Anthem Coming Soon

Option to add vision coverage through Anthem is coming soon for IDA MEWA participants. Beginning January 1, 2019, IDA Trust participants will have the option to enroll in vision coverage through Anthem's Blue View Vision plan.

IUSD grant increases oral health services in shortage areas

The Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded the Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) a $1.6 million grant to address oral health care workforce shortages in underserved communities.

IDA Trust Elects New Trustees

Members of the IDA Insurance Trust have recently elected four new Trustees for the 2019 renewal period.

IDA Leaders Convene for Strategic Planning

IDA leadership met at Lake Wawasee in Syracuse, IN on July 27-28 for a deep dive into implementation of the IDA Strategic Plan.

Delta Dental Limiting Bitewings Beginning September 1

IDA Dental Benefits Subcommittee periodically communicates with Dr. Jeff Johnston, Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. As a result of this relationship, it was recently learned that beginning September 1, 2018, Delta Dental will implement a national claim processing policy limiting benefit coverage for intraoral bitewing radiographs […]

Dr. Otto King Historical Marker Unveiled

IDA President Dr. Dan Fridh had the honor of unveiling Indiana's latest historical marker dedicated to a revered Indiana Dentistry icon, Dr. Otto Ulysses King.