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Pay online to have your 2015 dues processed this fiscal year

For tax or accounting reasons it may be beneficial to pre-pay your 2015 WSDA dues in full before January 1. To ensure dues are processed before the WSDA office closes for the holidayson December 24, log on and pay your dues online or call the Association office at 800-448-3368 and a staff member will be happy to assist in process dues over the phone.

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Farewell, Good Friend: Steve Hardymon Retires

In his more than two decades at the helm of the WSDA, Executive Director Steve Hardymon has been the catalyst for some of the Association’s most enduring and profitable ventures, has helped the WSDA grow from a largely unknown Association to one of the most highly regarded in the country, has galvanized leaders both within and outside of dentistry, and has gleefully cultivated the state’s “rogue nation” status within the ADA. Say what you will about Steve Hardymon, but he’s never been one to sit by and let the world happen around him. 

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On Friday, December 12th, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held a public meeting to discuss ongoing business. DQAC is currently in the process of reviewing several rule changes relating to dentists and other dental professionals.

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Senator Frockt’s bill expands loan repayment program in effort to ensure 
access to medical care for Washingtonians
Senator David Frockt (46th District) introduced a bill that takes immediate steps toward reducing Washington state’s serious primary care shortage and encouraging primary care providers, behavioral health practitioners, and dental professionals to practice in underserved areas. A group of Washington’s leading provider organizations representing dentists, physicians, nurses, community health centers, and hospitals applauded his leadership and put their support behind the bill.

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