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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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Wednesday
Jul252012

Covering the WDS Issue: Keeping you informed!

 

Being a strong-minded, independent lass, I am always surprised and delighted when someone does something thoughtful for me. It has come to my attention that some of us may have forgotten the thoughtful way WSDA has handled Washington Dental Services reduction in fees.

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Monday
Jul232012

Online Patient Portal Increases Communication

Reprinted from the July 2012 WSDA News · Pictured: Kristin Leavitt of Sesame Communications

By leveraging online technologies like an online patient portal, your practice can elevate the patient experience and quality of care, while effectively staying in touch with them at all the crucial moments in their lifecycle with the practice.

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Friday
Jul202012

Can you Brushy?

Earlier this week, the Oregon Dental Association released this public service announcement about oral hygiene.  The video links to an ODA Facebook page that provides viewers with more information about maintaining good oral health. Click here to read ABC New's coverage of the piece.