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GIVING BACK: The Foundation, Mr. Dick Frederick

Frederick honored for his work with MTI
Dr. Jeff Parrish and The Washington State Dental Association gave a leadership recognition award to Mr. Dick Frederick, to recognize and honor him for his dedication to dentistry. WSDA president Dr. Greg Ogata presented the award at the Medical Teams International’s quarterly meeting in Redmond, on October 16.

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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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