Editor’s Note: For some years, UWSoD students have been making the trek to Jamaica to deliver dental care to the island’s underserved population. We asked them to write a little about their experiences there. What follows are their observations, in their own words.
Become a host at the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference this June and receive free CDE, free parking, and free meals! There are two programs open to WSDA member dentists and their staff — speaker hosts and room hosts.
On Friday, Decemeber 6, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held their last public meeting of 2013 to discuss ongoing business before the commission. Here are the highlights:
To say that new WSDA President Dr. David Minahan has lived a fortuitous life is only partially true — sure, he was a dedicated student and a gifted athlete who went on to marry his college sweetheart and then became a dentist. He and his wife Susan do have two great sons and a tight-knit family, and he has the kind of comfortable success in his practice that many dentists aspire to have. But saying that he’s had a fortuitous life carries with it an implication of luck, and luck hasn’t played a big role in Minahan’s story. The three attributes that have contributed are hard work, perseverance, and teamwork.