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Tuesday
Sep162014

Annie Spalding: Recycling Queen

Annie Spalding never really set out to have a mission — she was a dental hygienist with a fulfilling career when her life took a terrible, tragic turn. “I lost my brother and grandparents to cancer in a five year period,” she says. Spalding and her mother were cancer survivors, too — and that, coupled with the losses put her in a slump. “I had to figure it out, “ she explains, “I needed to know why I was still here. Instead, I asked myself a different question —‘What is it that I love?’ You have to follow what you love to do, otherwise our life is pointless.”

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Monday
Sep152014

WSDA Fights back: Corporate Practices

 For decades, many of Washington’s dentists have expressed concern, angst, and frustration over the corporate dental practice model. These emotions have arisen over concerns about quality of care and the often clandestine nature of these entities. Many dentists, including several who have worked for corporate dental organizations as associate dentists, do not completely understand their ownership structure, business relationship with the management group, and ultimately where the buck stops. Without transparency and clarity, there are very legitimate questions about whether corporate practices operate legally in Washington state.

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Friday
Sep122014

Sesame Communications: Generating New Patients Just Got A Lot Easier!

Sesame Communications has teamed up with Healthgrades to give your practice unparalleled access to high-value prospective patients.

The Healthgrades Enhanced Profile from Sesame Communications offers your practice preferred placement and unparalleled access to more than 20 million searches from prospective patients in your area. In fact, more prospective patients search Healthgrades than any other site on the Internet — and they don't just visit, they schedule appointments.

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Thursday
Sep112014

Stumped With Your Student Loans? WSDA and SoFi Offer Webinar to Help

The WSDA understands that many of our young members are burdened with heavy debt loads, which is why we are teaming up with SoFi to offer a webinar that will help members better understand the refinancing options available to them. This webinar is free and only open to WSDA members.

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