ADVOCACY

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The Nevada Dental Association advocates on behalf of its association members with legislators, regulators, and other partners. Working closely with our association members, and under the guidance and oversight from NDA leadership and member-led councils, the NDA works on a host of oral health issues ranging from scope of practice to accessing care.  

The NDA is committed to supporting efforts that ensure Nevada citizens have access to good oral health care. We know that this is a constant challenges and in order of us to be successful, we need your help. Contact the NDA office to learn more about the different ways member dentists can get involved in the legislative process.

Your involvement can be big or small; from writing a letter, to attending a meeting with a legislator; from making a phone call, or to testifying in a legislative committee. Dentists make the best advocates for oral health care issues, so get involved today! 

The NDA  provides access to all the latest news on legislative issues, tools, templates, and guides. See our Award winning NDA Journal Quarterly Publications and NDA Monthly Newsletters with content provided from our own dentist members in Nevada. Join our Facebook page to receive current information on new benefits! Stay compliant, informed and engaged. 

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Latest News

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Resources

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The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) has announced that it will begin posting statewide updates on the COVID-19 situation in Nevada on a weekly basis.

FDA & ADA Stance on Amalgam

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On Thursday, September 24, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued updated guidance stating that dental amalgam may cause health problems for some high-risk groups, especially those with hypersensitivity to mercury. The update reinforced that amalgam is safe for most, but recommended some patients to avoid the material. More


Nevada Compliance

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Nevada operates an OSHA-approved State Plan covering most private sector workers and all state and local government workers.
  • Mar 2, 2021
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    WRDE Virtual CE Event

    The NDA, NNDS, NENDS and SNDA are partnering with the Arizona Dental Association offering members access to a special CE program. NV dentists can receive18 ADA CERP CEUs on April 9-10, 2021.
  • Feb 26, 2021
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    ADA National Signing Day

    The NDA and several Nevada ADA dentists members will host the ADA National Signing Day event on Tues, March 9, 2021. The National Signing Day brings together dental schools, state and local dental societies and ASDA chapters together to welcome the Class of 2021 from UNLV and Roseman University to the profession, giving them the opportunity to join tripartite membership in Nevada.
  • Jan 21, 2021
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    Nevada Dentists Can Administer the COVID-19 Vaccine

    On January 14, 2021 under Directive 011, the COVID-19 Medical Advisory Team (MAT) provided additional guidance on who may administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Dec 23, 2020
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    COVID Relief Passed by Congress

    After thousands of grassroots emails from ADA members, as well as extensive lobbying from the ADA’s Government Affairs team, Congress has passed an end of the year package. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 funds the government through the end of fiscal year 2021 and also includes COVID relief. The President is expected to sign this bill into law soon.
  • Dec 19, 2020
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    Health Watch: Nevada dentists ready to administer COVID-19 vaccine

    With thousands of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arriving in our state, hundreds of dentists statewide are ready to give the vaccine, when and if the governor calls them in for emergency help. See Dr. Mark Funke’s with Channel interview on KLAS-8 CBS.
  • Dec 11, 2020
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    COVID-19 Vaccination Program

    Nevada's Playbook for Statewide Operations V2 from the Nevada Department of Human Services
  • Dec 11, 2020
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    First COVID-19 vaccine allocation announced

    164,150 doses set to be delivered to Nevada for December
  • Nov 18, 2020
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    Get the Latest Nevada COVID-19 Information

    Get information broken down by different audiences, frequently asked questions and tips and guidelines on how to prevent COVID-19.
  • Oct 16, 2020
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    Report Finds COVID-19 Rate Among Dentists is Less than One Percent

    Although assumed to be at high risk for COVID-19, fewer than one percent of dentists nationwide were found to be COVID-19 positive, according to a first-of-its-kind report in the U.S. based on data collected in June 2020.
  • Oct 10, 2020
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    We've Gone Digital

    Access your ADA membership card, annual dues sinserts, and renewal options online, whenever you need it.
  • Oct 2, 2020
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    NDA and ADA Stance on Dental Amalgam

    The American Dental Association (ADA) and the Nevada Dental Association (NDA) reaffirm their position that dental amalgam is a durable, safe, and an effective cavity-filling option.
  • Jul 30, 2020
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    FAQ's on the Provider Relief Fund and requirements

    The deadline to apply is Aug. 3rd but what information and materials do you need?
  • Jul 27, 2020
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    ADA Protocols to Follow if COVID Possitive

    If a staff member tests positive for COVID-19 or must self-quarantine because of a COVID-19 exposure, do I need to pay staff members while they are out?
  • Jul 27, 2020
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    Workplace Safety and Health Update

    There is quite a lot of information and regulations which can be rather daunting to swim through, understand and especially implement. See Member Access News for more information.
  • Jul 13, 2020
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    IRS Issues Guidance On Sick, Family Leave Reporting Requirements

    The ADA News (7/10) reported the Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance that aims “to help employers fulfill the requirement of reporting the amount of qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.”
  • May 21, 2020
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    PPE Request Forms for Individual Businesses

    The NDA has issued an update providing a step-by-step guide on how to obtain PPE Supplies for your practice.
  • Apr 20, 2020

    Do You Have Your SOP Manual Completed?

    Discover what a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is and how to utilize them in the office with this essential webinar. You’ll learn how to organize them into an amazing Digital SOP Manual, complete from every department in the practice.
  • Mar 26, 2020

    Treating COVID-19 Patients and SARS Cov-2

    The ADA has provided guidelines on treating COVID-19 patients and more information on SARS, Cov-2
  • Mar 24, 2020

    COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols and Procedures Webinar

    On March 20, 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) teamed up with leading infection control experts from the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP) to provide the dental community with practical guidance and education as we navigate the challenges COVID-19 is presenting to our profession.
  • Jul 8, 2019
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    EPA ONE-TIME COMPLIANCE REPORT FOR DENTAL DISCHARGERS to Comply

    Dental dischargers in business prior to the effective date of the Rule (July 14, 2017) have a deadline of July 14, 2020 to meet compliance with the Rule and submit a one-time compliance report.
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