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Monday
Sep102012

DOH Releases Draft Report on Denturist Scope Expansion

The Department of Health (DOH) has released the draft of its Denturist Scope of Practice Sunrise Review on expanding the scope of practice of licensed denturists to include “making, placing, constructing, altering, reproducing, or repairing all other nonorthodontic removable oral devices” and “teeth whitening using bleaching solutions of twenty percent or less."

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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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