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Wednesday
Mar202013

TAKE THE 12th MAN CHALLENGE!

The Goal: To draft as many non-member dentists to join organized dentistry with a grassroots approach that centers around you- the active WSDA member. 

The Game: Have all 17 component societies compete to see which will gain the largest percentage increase in membership based solely on the combined recruitment efforts of the component's members.

The Prizes: The top three recruiting components will win pairs of tickets to a suite at a Seahawks game for the upcoming season, and everyone who recruits a new member can win cash and comp tickets to the PNDC. Please click below for a complete explanation of contest and prizes! 

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Monday
Mar182013

ADVOCACY IN ACTION: DOH EXPECTED TO LOWER LICENSURE FEES

This fall, the Department of Health (DOH) is expected to lower dental license renewal fees between $75-200. The current license renewal fee is $576.

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Monday
Mar182013

HELP SUPPORT WOHF'S ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Washington Oral Health Foundation staff attended the School Nurses of Washington Annual Spring meeting this past week, using the opportunity to reach out to attending nurses and talk with them about their school district’s needs. Currently, some 800+ schools across the state have been “adopted” through WOHF’s innovative Adopt-A-School program that connects school nurses with local dental offices to help students with emergency dental needs. Still, many schools lack participating dentists.

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Monday
Mar182013

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE: A CHANCE TO GET POOR ADULTS BACK TO THE DENTIST

Today, The News Tribune ran an editorial in support of funding Adult Dental Medicaid. WSDA and the Coalition to Fund Dental Access are in Olympia working to restore funding to the Adult Dental Medicaid program. The entire editorial is posted below or can be read online here.

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