WHAT'S NEW

What's New

  • 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
  • Disaster Preparedness and Recovery +

    Our thoughts are with our LDA members as we prepare for heavy rainfall, potential flooding and/or hurricane activity, particularly near the coast. In advance of Hurricane Harvey, we want to 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 +

    Dental Advisory Committee Successful in Working with MCNA to Achieve Improvements in Dental Medicaid Guidelines (posted 8/11/17) Dentists representing LDA, LAPD, LSUSD and LSBD serving on the Dental Advisory Committee 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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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 drugs. The 3-hour course must be completed sometime between Aug. 1, 2017, and the first time you renew your license after Jan. 1, 2018, and must include drug diversion training, best practice prescribing of controlled substances, appropriate treatment for addiction, and any other matters regarding the prescribing of controlled dangerous substances that are deemed appropriate by the board. According to current law, you will never have to take the course again. Note: The LDA’s Last Chance Seminar (www.ladental.org/lastchance) Dec. 8, 2017, will satisfy this requirement.
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7833 Office Park Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 926-1986  |  (800) 388-6642
 Fax (225) 926-1886
info@ladental.org