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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

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Complimentary Webinar: Stumped With Your Student Loans? What you need to know about advanced refinancing techniques

Instructor: Daniel Shefer, Director of Business Development, SoFi
Date/Time:Tuesday, Sept 30 · noon (PDT) · Space is limited

The webinar will cover: 
An introduction to student loan debt

A few comments on credit and financial wellness.

Review government repayment programs.

Introduction to SoFi and our joint program, cover the application process and discuss advanced debt reduction techniques applicable to dentists.

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New Resources on Emailing Patient Information

Member dentists with questions about transmitting patient information via email can turn to a new ADA resource (ADA log in required), developed in cooperation with the New Jersey Dental Association, entitled Emailing Patient Information: A Resource for Dental Practices. Because the use of electronic means for the communication of such information is the subject of specific HIPAA regulations, this resource is a helpful means of advising dentists about the issues that they may face.

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Save the Date! 2014 Mentor Reception

The annual Mentor Reception will be here before you know it! Save the date for Thursday, November 20th and join the WSDA and the UW Dental Alumni Association at the Burke Museum for an evening of fun, food and great conversation. Whether you are a new mentor or have been with the program for years, this event is the perfect opportunity to connect with your mentee. 

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