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Monday
Apr012013

Visa/MC Anti-Trust Settlement and Credit Card Surcharges

If your practice accepted credit cards anytime between Jan. 1, 2004 and Nov. 28, 2012, you have most likely received a legal notice about a class action lawsuit and settlement involving Visa, MasterCard and their member banks. To learn more about this $6+ Billion settlement, go to www.paymentcardsettlement.com or call 800-625-6440 for a recorded explanation, answers to frequently asked questions and additional information. Operators are also available.

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Friday
Mar292013

DR. MARY JENNINGS: THE DELICIOUSNESS OF GIVING

 Last Monday, my nonprofit clinic caught on fire! I had to triage patients in the parking lot. As soon as I could, I ran over to a nearby clinic of ours where we were diverting patients. While restoring a tooth on a happy five-year-old patient, I caught my breath and thought, “Crisis managed…yea!” 

Then she threw up on me.

As I drove home that night, still smelling of someone else’s mac and cheese, I thought about that child. Her father did not have any money for treatment and was clueless about how to help himself, much less her. My little patient was a sweet, tiny child with filthy, rough nails and worn clothes that had more than a just a few days worth of kid dirt. For many reasons, I wished her food had stayed inside her

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Thursday
Mar282013

SIGN UP YOUR FOURSOME!

The follow-up to last year’s highly successful golf tournament will be held at Redmond Ridge on June 15, 2013, the Saturday after the PNDC. Stay in town an extra night and join the fun on the links with colleagues. Start thinking about your foursomes so you have a chance to take home the WOHF Component Cup. Don’t let Clark County win it again! 

Special thanks to our other event sponsors: AmericanWest Bank, Constantine Builders, Inc., and Stuart Silk Architects.

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Thursday
Mar282013

"LIKE" US TO WIN!

Click here to “Like” the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference on Facebook and qualify for our giveaways including a Complimentary Full Conference Badge!

Other ways to win:

Click here to Reserve a room at the Hyatt during PNDC and qualify for a weekend getaway at the Marcus Whitman hotel in Walla Walla’s wine country!