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Kenya Dental Association

The Kenya Dental Association is the professional association of Kenyan Dentists committed to the public oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement. The KDA was founded in 1977 with the objective of promoting the advancement of dental practice in Kenya. The Association has also acted as a welfare organ for Dental Practitioners as well as one of the key promoters of Oral health awareness in the country. The association’s aim is to formulate a framework for policy makers at different levels–national, county and local. The process of formulating a national, County or local oral health strategy necessitates evaluating the oral health before steps can be taken to improve it. The council consists of the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Asst secretary, Treasurer, Asst treasurer and 8 other regular council members KDA supports the Government in improving recording , collating and analysis of oral health data around the country in order to have policies that are relevant to Kenya @ 50, and in line with Vision 2030. Membership include diverse expertise in academia, dental research, public and private dental practitioners. KDA’s goals are to minimize the impact of oral and oral of systemic diseases in the citizenry and to promote early diagnosis, prevention and effective management of systemic diseases. KDA is an accredited CPD provider. CPD lecture held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month (local /international speakers ). These seminars have become a useful platform where members are able to gain valuable insight in various aspects of dental practice and will continue to strengthen position as credible CPD provider. Other CPD activities include: seminars, hands on courses, study groups, journal clubs, E-learning and conferences. CPDs ensures that the dentists keep up with the latest in technology/practice and this reduces the chances of malpractice . • There is need for regulatory bodies to ensure that no dentist is retained in the register without fulfilling the CPD requirements. KDA is not involved in licensure of foreign trained dentists but they get a lot of enquires which they direct to the board. There is a Mobile clinic which is used to strengthen their community based outreach programmes to thousand of rural folk who are unable to access dental services. The vehicle is equipped with modern dental equipment capable of providing comprehensive dental treatment.

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