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Bolivia Etta Project Needs Dentist Volunteers

An upcoming Etta Project in Bolivia this September needs at least one more volunteer dentist. The trip will take place from September 16-27 and will require the volunteer dentist to absorb travel costs but the experience will change your perspective forever. Etta will supply all equipment. You can learn more by contacting Pennye Nixon at or (360) 876-7487.

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Dr. Mary Jennings' Editorial: We Work For You

Why do you choose to be a member of the ADA and our tripartite? What has meaning and value to you? That is what the ADA and WSDA Leadership work on every single day. What can we do to help the new dentist with debt and their transition into the profession? What about older dentists facing retirement in a poor economy?

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Seattle RAM Event needs volunteers!

 An initiative connecting underserved and vulnerable populations to the health services and resources they need seeks professional volunteers to provide free dental, vision and medical care at a giant health clinic, Oct. 23 – 26, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. 

The clinic, produced in partnership with the humanitarian organization Remote Area Medical® (RAM) and more than 30 health, human service and civic organizations from across the State of Washington, is expected to provide free services for as many as 1,000 patients each day, if the event is fully staffed. All services are free to patients. Register here for the RAM Event.

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2014 PNDC: Selfies, Seahawks Fans, and Spectacular Educational Offerings (lots of fun, too!)

The 2014 PNDC has come to an end, but what a great conference it was! Between amazing continuing education, a raucous opening party, and a visit from the Seahawk's Quarterback Russell Wilson (who was universally hailed as genuine, fun, and modest), the feedback we got was that it was one of the best conferences we've ever put on.

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