Welcome to the Iowa Dental Association
The Iowa Dental Association (IDA) is the premier professional association representing dentists in the state of Iowa. In existence since 1863, the IDA is home to over 1,800 Iowa dentists, which represents approximately 80% of the licensed dentists in the state.
All IDA member dentists are not only members of the IDA, but also the American Dental Association (ADA) and their local district society.
IDA’s mission is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry, and to represent the interests of the members of the dental profession and the public which it serves.
HHS Announces Intent to Award New Dental Care Contracts for DWP and Hawki
The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Monday, November 13, the intent to award contracts to Delta Dental of Iowa and DentaQuest USA Inc. to provide dental care to Iowa Medicaid members through the Iowa Dental Wellness Plan (DWP) and Hawki. The new contracts with Delta Dental of Iowa and DentaQuest USA will begin on July 1, 2024.
Medicaid will announce more information about the upcoming changes as we approach July 1, 2024.
If you have questions or concerns about the upcoming changes to DWP and/or Hawki, contact IDA Government Affairs Director, Josh Carpenter.