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WSDA Releases New Safety Net Report

The Washington State Dental Association recently released paper, Strengthening the Dental Safety Net, calls for a multi-faceted approach to improving oral health in Washington that includes: education, prevention efforts, financing, and innovative delivery models. 

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Benton and Harris Campaign Kickoff Held at Vancouver Dental Office

On June 13, Representative Paul Harris and Senator Don Benton held their campaign kickoff event in the lobby of the dental practice of Drs. Danny and Michael Warner in Vancouver, Washington. Both Representative Harris and Senator Benton are seeking re-election for their current positions representing Washington’s 17th legislative district.

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WSDA Introduces Accident Prevention Plan Template

WSDA has partnered with the Department of Labor and Industries’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) to create an Accident Prevention Program (APP) template tailored to the dental office.  Every dental office must have a written APP designed to help prevent accidents, illnesses and injuries within the workplace.

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Temporal Shift: Life in Haiti, 2012

When third-year UWSoD student Inna Piskorska left for Haiti on March 16, she was fueled by adrenaline and the excitement of the unknown — and a little sleep depravation, too. After all, she had just finished finals week, and she had little time for sleep, let alone preparation for the trip to the quake-ravaged island.

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