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Wednesday
Oct222014

WSDA ACTION: Corporate Practices in Washington

The following letter was sent to all four caucuses this past week regarding the WSDA's policy on corporate ownership of dental practices. The same letter was sent to all four caucus leaders. The WSDA sent the letter at the recommendation of Brad Boswell and Vicki Christophersen, who want to ensure that all legislators are aware of our position on this issue well in advance of the legislative session. We will be following up with individual communications between key legislators and our lobbyists and grassroots dentists. 

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Are you in need of free medical/dental/vision care? Come to the Seattle/King County Clinic at the Seattle Center

On October 23-26 (this Thursday - Sunday) people in need of medical/dental/vision care can get no-cost treatment at the Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Medical at the Key Arena at Seattle Center. All are welcome, patients do not need to provide identification or proof of citizenship to attend or be seen by attending doctors.

• All services will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Of the four days, Thursday is expected to be the quietest.

• Because entry to the event will be limited, please visit the website and familiarize yourself with the way the Clinic works.   Event FAQs 

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Tuesday
Oct212014

Got Something to Say? Shout it out at the 2015 Emerald City Lecture Series!

Do you have an exciting topic that you would like to share with the Washington dental community?  The Emerald City Lecture Series is a great platform which has evolved into an extremely popular and competitive program highly anticipated by PNDC attendees.  Many of our past Emerald City Lecturers are now regular speakers at the PNDC and dental meetings across the country.

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Monday
Oct202014

ADA Installs New Officers

Dr. Maxine Feinberg, who practices periodontics in Cranford, N.J., was installed as president of the American Dental Association (ADA) during a recent meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in San Antonio. Dr. Feinberg is the third female to serve as the president of the 158,000-member organization. At the same meeting, Dr. Carol Summerhays was installed as President-elect of the ADA, and Dr. Thomas Gamba was  installed as Second Vice President.