For the last 22 years, Dr. Sherwin R. Shinn has dedicated his life to providing oral health care to underserved people. For his efforts, Dr. Shinn has been honored with the 2013 ADA Humanitarian Award.
Members of the North Central District Dental Society provided more than $10,000 of free dental work to 135 patients in four area dental offices. Read the full account in the Wenatchee World here.
Dental offices may have heard rumors about a federal manadate that requires dentists to begin utlizing electronic health records or have "paperless" offices by 2014. Another rumor is that dentists must be able to create and transmit digital radiographs by 2014.