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Tuesday
Mar062012

WOHF: Impact & Innovation

When shaping the mission of the Washington Oral Health Foundation more than a decade ago, one thing was clear— while offering a variety of programs and opportunities for the less fortunate across the state would be at the core of what the Foundation would do, the educational component of the organization was the keystone. Foundation President Dr. Sally Hewett says, “The emphasis on oral health education for all is paramount.

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Friday
Mar022012

UW SoD Lowers Dental Clinic Fees

The clinic at the University of Washington's Dental School has announced it will lower its fees for Medicaid eligible patients.

Steve Steinberg writes, "The new fee schedule, called the UW Community Dental Plan, features prices discounted as much as 85 percent below average dental fees in the Seattle area. The new fees are currently scheduled to be implemented in late March.

Prices will be $58 for a comprehensive oral exam, which includes a full oral health evaluation, a complete set of dental X-rays and a treatment plan. Other procedures include one-surface fillings for $32, root canals for $235 and complete upper or lower dentures for $390."

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Wednesday
Feb292012

Get the March issue of the WSDA News online today!

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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