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Thursday
Dec202012

February 1 is Give Kids A Smile Day!

 Are you planning an event for Give Kids a Smile Day?
February 1 is National Give Kids a Smile day, but here in Washington we’ve always encouraged our members to use the entire month to help those in need receive dental care.

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Tuesday
Dec182012

Local dentists provide a "Pain Free Christmas" for the fifth year

Members of the North Central District Dental Society provided more than $10,000 of free dental work to 135 patients in four area dental offices. Read the full account in the Wenatchee World  here.

Tuesday
Dec182012

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS - NO MANDATE IN 2014

Dental offices may have heard rumors about a federal manadate that requires dentists to begin utlizing electronic health records or have "paperless" offices by 2014.  Another rumor is that dentists must be able to create and transmit digital radiographs by 2014.

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Monday
Dec172012

Medical Device Tax Update

An update from the American Dental Association on the Federal Medical Device Excise Tax.

There are still many unanswered questions about how the medical device excise tax, which is part of the Affordable Care Act, will be applied.  But based on current information obtained by the ADA there are a number of things that can be said that will help dentists and their patients navigate the quagmire:

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