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Tuesday
Feb282012

WSDA and Miles GLobal Offer FREE Practice Management Webinars

As a membership benefit, the WSDA, in conjunction with the newly-endorsed practice management company, Miles Global, will offer three complimentary practice management webinars for you and your staff. Two are detailed here, information is forthcoming on the date and content of the third.

This is your opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in practice management, Dr. Rhonda Savage, CEO of Miles Global. During the live webinar, participants will be encouraged to ask Dr. Savage specific questions pertaining to their practice.

Register now — only 100 spots are available for each webinar!
Can’t make the webinar? Don’t worry, recordings will be available online free of charge to WSDA members and their staff.
 
Webinar #1 – “The Savage Front Desk” REGISTER HERE
Date: Tuesday, April 3
Time: Noon-1pm
Cost: Free for WSDA Members and their Staff
Learning Objectives: 
• Division of Duties
• Four Scheduling Tips
• Dealing With Broken Appointments
• Recall and Reactivation

Webinar #2 – “Excellent New Patient Guidelines”  REGISTER HERE
Date: Tuesday, May 15
Time: Noon-1pm
Cost: Free for WSDA Members and their Staff
Learning Objectives: 
• The Seven Things New Patients Want
• Outstanding Phone Skills
• Scheduling Guidelines
• Persuasive Bragging
• Increase Case Acceptance With Your Verbal Skills

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Thursday
Feb162012

Clark County Children's Dental Health Day on Feb 4

The annual Children's Dental Health Day was organized by Clark County dentists and held at the Clark College Dental Hygiene clinic. The focus was on helping the children of low-income families. Dozens of Clark County Dental Society members participated, along with members of their teams. Faculty and students of the Dental Hygiene Department at Clark College and dental assisting students were also on hand. By day's end, 264 children had been examined, and 190 restorations had been placed. Preventive services included 442 sealants and over 200 fluoride varnish applications.

 

Wednesday
Feb152012

Enhance your PNDC experience with a free 2-Night stay at the Fairmont Hotel

“Like” the PNDC on Facebook and win big! PNDC attendees who like the PNDC on Facebook will be entered into a drawing to win a two night stay and dinner at our headquarter hotel, the Fairmont. The big winner will enjoy two complimentary nights during the conference at the Fairmont, including dinner at the Fairmont’s own The Georgian Restaurant. Enjoy a lavish stay at this premier Seattle hotel and French-inspired Northwest cuisine – on us!

And as if that giveaway wasn’t exciting enough: we will also be drawing for two free conference badges*! The drawing for all three items will take place on April 30, and winners will be notified via Facebook.

Visit http://www.facebook.com/pacificnwdentalconference to “like” PNDC on Facebook, and to receive the most up-to-date information on the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference. We also invite you to share us with your friends! For more information regarding the Fairmont Hotel, please visit http://www.fairmont.com/seattle.

*Excludes Non-ADA Member Dentists.

Tuesday
Feb142012

All Mid-Level Practitioner Bills are Dead for 2012 

 

SB 6126 and HB 2226, the dental practitioner bills supported by the Kellogg Foundation and the Children’s Alliance, are now dead. HB 2226 died in the House Health Committee two weeks ago and SB 6126 will not pass out of the Senate Rules Committee. The WSDA appreciates our members' strong efforts and we're especially thankful for the leadership from the Board, committees, grassroots advocates and lobbyists. If you have received positive responses from your local legislators on WSDA’s position, please send them a thank you for supporting our concerns about patient safety and our continuing efforts to reduce barriers to oral health care. 

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