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Friday
Sep072012

FIGHTING ADDICTION

Washington Physicians Health Program features effective tools for beating substance abuse

In a room of 100 dentists, on average, nine or more will be struggling with substance abuse, with preferred substances ranging from alcohol to prescription and street drugs

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Thursday
Sep062012

A Conversation with Dr. Joel Berg

 Dr. Joel Berg, photographed by Craig MichelldyerWhen we caught up with Dr. Joel Berg this past June, the dust was just beginning to settle on the announcement that he’d been selected as the new Dean at the University of Washington School of Dentistry

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Wednesday
Sep052012

WSDA Advcoates for Lower Dental License Renewal Fee

Last week, WSDA President Dr. Rod Wentworth asked the Secretary of Health to help lower the dental license renewal fee in Washington state. His letter can be found here.

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Monday
Sep032012

Frequently Asked Questions about Continuing Education

All dentists and dental hygienists must complete continuing education hours annually in order to renew their license. Expanded Function Dental Auxiliaries, dental asisstants, and other staff providing direct patient care are also required to maintain basic life support certifications. There are numerous regulations surrounding how much, and in what areas, you need to obtain CE, how you need to document it, and how you can obtain it.

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