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Monday
Aug182014

FREE DENTISTRY FOR SENIOR CITIZENS IN VANCOUVER WASH · AUGUST 21

Dr. Jagjit Bhui of Elite Dentistry in Vancouver Wash. is offering a day of free dental services for senior citizens without insurance or the ability to pay.

Dr. Bhui and his staff will hold the "Senior Citizen Appreciation Day" this Thursday, August 21 from 9 am until 4 pm, and they hope to see as many as 19 patients during the day. Preference will be given to patients in pain, but Dr. Bhui has said he will offer one free service to the patients he sees that day - including fillings, cleanings and extractions (some restrictions apply, the practice reserves the right to refuse service to any individual).

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Friday
Aug152014

ADA Accepting Applications for Investigators in Dental Informatics Award Applications due Feb. 1, 2015

The American Dental Association (ADA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award, created to encourage interest in dental informatics standards among dental students, new dentists and dentists pursuing post-doctoral studies. Applications are due Feb. 1, 2015, and a winner will be selected in May 2015.

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Thursday
Aug142014

Rx Regulations

Reminder: When filling a prescription for in-office use, dentists need to establish an account and order their prescription medications through a wholesaler with proper invoicing. Pharmacies that are not licensed wholesalers are not to supply medication to prescribers and are in violation of WAC 246-879-010 unless one of the below sections (a-e) apply. 

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Wednesday
Aug132014

Continuing Education Regulatory FAQ

According to state regulations, Washington dentists are required to complete 21 clock hours of continuing education every year as part of the dental license renewal process. In Washington state, dentists are required to renew their dental license before their birthday. The following are frequently asked questions about continuing education and licensure renewals. Please refer any additional continuing education questions to Mike Walsh at michael@wsda.org.

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