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Everett, Port Orchard, Renton City Councils Revisit Water Fluoridation

 In the past six months, the City Councils of Everett, Port Orchard and Renton have been reviewing whether they will continue the practice of fluoridating their water supplies. Next week, the Renton City Council will have public hearing on community water fluoridation in their community. Similar hearings were held by City Councils in Everett and Port Orchard earlier this year.

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American Public Health Association Backs The Continued Use Of Dental Amalgam

The American Public Health Association (APHA) recently released a policy statement affirming that dental amalgam is safe and effective in treating dental cavities, remarking “amalgam’s contribution to environmental mercury contamination is minimal, and that limiting or curtailing its availability could have negative health consequences, particularly in low-income areas.”

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WEBINAR: Health Care Reform

Beginning in 2014, state and federal health care reform legislation will change the small group and individual insurance markets. WSDA's next webinar will be a discussion on these changes and how they will impact dentists and their patients. Join WSDA's Director of Government Affairs for a free webinar on this important topic.

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Be a Host at the PNDC! June 13 & 14, 2013 · Bellevue, Wash.


Sign up here. Being a host is a great way to receive free CDE, free parking, and free meals at the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference this June. There are two programs open to WSDA member dentists and their staff — speaker host and room host. Each has separate responsibilities but the same great benefits. Any member of the WSDA member dentist’s team can participate in the room host program, but speaker hosts are generally filled by WSDA member dentists.

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