The Louisiana Dental Association

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Established in 1878, the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) is the largest professional health organization for dentists in Louisiana. It is a statewide grassroots organization whose purpose is to promote, advocate, and protect the dental professional. The LDA has nearly 1,900 members.  Read More »


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The information on this site is provided by the LDA with the financial support of its for-profit subsidiary, Louisiana Dental Services, Inc. (LDS). Through LDS, the LDA endorses many high-quality products and services that provide revenue to the association EVERY TIME you use them.  Read More »

What's New

  • Other Opioid C.E. Resources +

    Here are links to three, one-hour courses: http://www.opioidprescribing.com/dental_landing http://pcss-o.org/event/pain-management-in-dentistry-a-changing-and-challenging-landscape/ https://www.scopeofpain.com/ These three one-hour courses satisfy the NEW state mandate for 3 hours of opioid prescribing and abuse awareness C.E. to Read More
  • Dentists Will Have 11% Reduction in PCF Surcharge +

    The Patients' Compensation Fund (PCF) Board approved an 11% reduction in the PCF surcharge for dentists and oral surgeons beginning September 2, 2017. Read More
  • New State Requirements for Those Writing Prescriptions for Schedule Drugs +

    There is a NEW State mandate requiring 3 hours of opioid prescribing and abuse awareness C.E. for those doctors holding a controlled dangerous substance license permitting them to prescribe schedule Read More
  • LDA Awards Applications Due November 1 +

    Help your association recognize its outstanding members by submitting nominations for the Distinguished Service Award, Humanitarian Award or New Dentist Award.  Nominations for these three prestigious awards may be made Read More
  • Dental Medicaid Update +

    MCNA Dental Advisory Committee Meeting Update, September 27, 2017 Restriction on billing panorex taken on the same day as operative treatment provided.This service is payable as long as an exam Read More
  • LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo WINNERS +

    LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo WINNERS announced! Visit www.ladental.org/fishingrodeo for the complete list! Why support the LDA Foundation Fishing Rodeo? The LDA Foundation (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization), together with partners such Read More
  • Amalgam Separators Now Required Nationwide +

    Amalgam Separators Now Required Nationwide: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reinstated its final rule regarding the recycling of dental amalgam, and it requires most dental offices nationwide to install Read More
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Links with this symbol are password protected for LDA members only.
7833 Office Park Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
 Fax (225) 926-1886
info@ladental.org