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Newsmakers: Dr. Tyrone Rodriguez, Dr. Sara Gordon

Historic Meeting in Las Vegas
Leaders from the American Dental Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, National Dental Association, Society of American Indian Dentists, and American Association of Women Dentists met in Las Vegas on August 21, just prior to the Hispanic Dental Association’s 24th Annual Conference. Collectively, they explored opportunities to work collaboratively and improve Medicaid programs across the county.

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Thanks to all who participated in the 2014 Seattle-King County Clinic!

By all accounts, the first RAM/Seattle-King County Clinic was a successful event, with more than 600 patients seen in the dental clinic alone each day!

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ADA Asks SBA to Intervene on New Medicare Rule


The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently responded to an ADA request that the agency approach the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) about problems associated with a new rule that requires dentists to either enroll in the program or officially opt out before they can prescribe medicine to Medicare patients.

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Concerned Dentists of Washington State to Host Hospitality Suite at Delta Dental Annual Meeting 

To Member Dentists from CDWS,

Delta Dental of Washington (formerly WDS) would not provide their recently mailed ballots in electronic format. We are, therefore, providing some of the pertinent information of meeting location and time for you.  We urge everyone to attend the meeting.  Although their “Notice” lists only one item of business (voting on electing Dr. Eve Rutherford, to a three-year term on their Board of Directors), they will also allow a question and answer period for dentists, as always, in past annual meetings

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