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Dental Lab Services
Dental Lab Services

MCNA works in cooperation with our network providers to ensure that the highest quality services are provided to our members. This is very important to consider when choosing a dental lab to provide restorations that may be necessary to a member's treatment plan. According to the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL), dental labs based in the United States have decreased by 20% since 2004. Part of this decrease is the result of an increased reliance on foreign-based dental labs.

Utilizing US-based dental labs not only supports the local economy, it also helps to ensure you are providing restorations that are guaranteed to be made with safe and suitable materials ...

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Dental Lab Services

MCNA works in cooperation with our network providers to ensure that the highest quality services are provided to our members. This is very important to consider when choosing a dental lab to provide restorations that may be necessary to a member's treatment plan. According to the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL), dental labs based in the United States have decreased by 20% since 2004. Part of this decrease is the result of an increased reliance on foreign-based dental labs.

Utilizing US-based dental labs not only supports the local economy, it also helps to ensure you are providing restorations that are guaranteed to be made with safe and suitable materials ...

Help Us Keep Your Practice Details Current
Help Us Keep Your Practice Details Current

MCNA's online Provider Directory helps to ensure our members have access to high quality dental services via our extensive network of participating providers. In order to have the most accurate information about your practice or facility available to our members, please evaluate any recent changes that may have occurred, including...

Your Practice
Help Us Keep Your Practice Details Current

MCNA's online Provider Directory helps to ensure our members have access to high quality dental services via our extensive network of participating providers. In order to have the most accurate information about your practice or facility available to our members, please evaluate any recent changes that may have occurred, including...

Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect

Dentists are key in the identification of abuse, and are mandated reporters of child abuse in all 50 states, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). The head, neck, and oral injuries that frequently result from abuse can sometimes be invisible to others, but remain highly visible to dentists during a regular dental examination.

The ADA supports education for dental professionals that includes training to recognize abuse and neglect and the proper channels for reporting suspected cases when identified. The entire office team should be attentive to the signs and ready to act on suspicions according to office and community standards. The ADA recommends a free, online course available from the Mid-Atlantic Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness Coalition to dentists and office staff wishing to ...

Quality Improvement
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect

Dentists are key in the identification of abuse, and are mandated reporters of child abuse in all 50 states, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). The head, neck, and oral injuries that frequently result from abuse can sometimes be invisible to others, but remain highly visible to dentists during a regular dental examination.

The ADA supports education for dental professionals that includes training to recognize abuse and neglect and the proper channels for reporting suspected cases when identified. The entire office team should be attentive to the signs and ready to act on suspicions according to office and community standards. The ADA recommends a free, online course available from the Mid-Atlantic Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness Coalition to dentists and office staff wishing to ...

Quality Improvement Working with You: Member Records and Provider Education
Quality Improvement Working with You: Member Records and Provider Education

MCNA's Quality Improvement (QI) Program actively monitors the quality and appropriateness of the services you, our network providers, deliver to our members every day. We are committed to working with your office to fulfill state and ...

Quality Improvement
Quality Improvement Working with You: Member Records and Provider Education

MCNA's Quality Improvement (QI) Program actively monitors the quality and appropriateness of the services you, our network providers, deliver to our members every day. We are committed to working with your office to fulfill state and ...

National Tooth Fairy Day - August 22
National Tooth Fairy Day - August 22

Focus on the Tooth Fairy next month with National Tooth Fairy Day! Also recognized in February with National Children's Dental Health Month, this date celebrates the loss of primary teeth in anticipation of the arrival of permanent teeth. The Tooth Fairy's story helps children past their fears about this rite of passage. Prepare the children's corner in your waiting area with tooth fairy themed activities for the entire month. A great free resource pack of games and activity sheets is available from the 3 Dinosaurs website: http://www.3dinosaurs.com/printables/packs/toothfairy.php.

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National Tooth Fairy Day - August 22

Focus on the Tooth Fairy next month with National Tooth Fairy Day! Also recognized in February with National Children's Dental Health Month, this date celebrates the loss of primary teeth in anticipation of the arrival of permanent teeth. The Tooth Fairy's story helps children past their fears about this rite of passage. Prepare the children's corner in your waiting area with tooth fairy themed activities for the entire month. A great free resource pack of games and activity sheets is available from the 3 Dinosaurs website: http://www.3dinosaurs.com/printables/packs/toothfairy.php.