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Tuesday
Jul312012

The Top Apps for Dentists

The phrase “there’s an app for that” has become somewhat commonplace in conversation. Need to learn to budget your money? There’s an app for that. Need to learn how to cook? There’s an app for that too. With this in mind it shouldn’t come as a surprise that there are a ton of apps geared toward you- the dentists.

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Monday
Jul302012

CyberSecurity for Dental Practices

 

Dental offices hold many pieces of personal information about their patients such as health history, birthdates and social security numbers. Threat of this information being stolen and misused either by a disgruntled employee or by an outside source is a concern that many dentists have not fully addressed.

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Friday
Jul272012

Watch WSDA's Free Webinar on Health Care Reform

 

The Impact of Health Care Reform on Dentistry in Washington State from WA State Dental Association on Vimeo.

WSDA's Free Webinar on Health Care Reform is now available. The presentation was given on July 20 by WSDA Director of Government Affairs Bracken Killpack. Please direct any questions about Health Care Reform to Bracken at bracken@wsda.org or at 800-448-3368.

Thursday
Jul262012

ADA Releases Economic Studies of Dental Midlevel Providers

Earlier this week, the American Dental Association released an economic analysis of three different midlevel provider models, the Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs) currently working in Alaska Native territories, the Dental Therapists (DTs) working in Minnesota, and the Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner that is supported by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association.

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