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Tuesday
Oct022012

Oral Health Education Materials for Your Office

In the past few months, the American Dental Association (ADA), in conjunction with a host of partners, has released two important resources focusing on oral health education.

Mouth Healthy
, the ADA's new public-focused website is full of facts and tips about the mouth and its link to overall health. It contains an A-Z listing of oral health related topics, and loads

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Monday
Oct012012

UWSoD helps WSDA add resource for patients with special needs

To help patients with special needs find dentists, the UWSoD has partnered with the Washington State Dental Association to provide a directory of Washington state dentists who care for such patients. 

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Friday
Sep282012

The WSDA Welcomes New Dentists to Washington

 

On Thursday, September 20th the WSDA, in association with the Seattle King County Dental Society, hosted a boat cruise to welcome recently graduated and licensed dentists to the area. The weather was on our side giving us a beautiful evening to cruise Lake Union and Lake Washington aboard the Argosy cruise boat, Celebrations.

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Wednesday
Sep262012

WSDA Responds to Potential Denturist Scope Expansion

The Department of Health (DOH) has released their preliminary recommendations for the Denturist Scope of Practice Sunrise Review. The legislature asked DOH to review a potential expansion of the scope of practice of licensed denturists to include “making, placing, constructing, altering, reproducing, or repairing all other “nonorthodontic removable devices” and “teeth whitening using bleaching solutions of twenty percent or less." A complete copy of the DOH findings and original report can be found here.

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