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Monday
Jan142013

ADA REVEALS "7 Signs of Drug Seeking Behavior by Patients"

In the January edition of Practice and Thrive, Dr. Harold Crossley examines seven red flag behaviors to look for when you suspect patients might be "doctor-shopping" in an attempt to get drugs for personal use or to sell. According to Crossley, "It's better to refer that stranger to an emergency room rather than risk the well-being of the patient and those with whom they come into contact. This action also protects your dental license and your staff. Prescribing controlled medications to someone who is not a patient of record opens up the possibility of abuse or re-sale of those medications." Read the entire article here.

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Thursday
Jan102013

AmericanWest Signs on As Presenter of The Third Annual WOHF Golf Classic


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Thursday
Jan102013

NEW THIS YEAR! THURSDAY EVENING SESSION

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Tuesday
Jan082013

DR. BICUSPID ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS EFFORTS OF SEATTLE-KING COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY & SWEDISH HOSPITAL

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A recent article on Dr. Bicuspid highlighted the work of the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic, a cooperative effort between Swedish Hospital and the Seattle-King County Dental Society (Additionally, the clinic is partially funded by the Seattle-King County Dental Foundation). Since opening in September 2011, the clinic has provided more than $650,000 worth of dental care and removed more than 2,000 infected teeth. Read the entire article here