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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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Online Renewals Now Available for Dental Assistants, Hygienists, and EFDAs

The Department of Health recently announced that dental assistants, dental hygienists, and expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs) can now renew their licenses and registrations online. Initial licensure/registration applications for these health professions still need to be completed by mail. DOH will charge a $2 convenience fee to process all online renewals.

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Thanks for another fantastic Pacific Northwest Dental Conference!

WSDA and PNDC would like to thank all who made the 2012 PNDC such a fantastic success - WSDA members and their staff who attended, exhibitors, and students from across the state. Please join us next year as we move the PNDC across the lake to Bellevue, June 13 & 14, 2013.

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