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Friday
Mar142014

CHECK OUT THE DQAC NEWSLETTER TODAY!

Recently, the Dental Quality Assurance Comission (DQAC) released its fourth quarterly newsletter. The newsletter discusses numerous regulatory topics including dental law and rule changes, regulatory Q&A, and license renewal information.

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Thursday
Mar132014

DR. CHRISTOPHER HERZOG WINS ADA GOLDEN APPLE FOR NEW DENTIST LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP

The ADA recently announced that it has awarded WSDA member Dr. Christopher Herzog the 2014 Golden Apple for New Dentist Legislative Leadership. Herzog, a pediatric dentist from Spokane, has been a passionate grassroots advocate for organized dentistry since he was a student at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. The award recognizes an ADA member dentist who graduated on or after January 1, 2004, and who has demonstrated outstanding political or legislative leadership initiative.

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Wednesday
Mar122014

DELTA DENTAL: DOING THE RIGHT THING?

 By Dr. Mary Jennings, Editor, WSDA News

The Affordable Care Act’s Pediatric Dental Health Benefit is one of the poorest pieces of legislation ever drafted. It looks like an afterthought. I believe it was irresponsible, if not down right lazy, to send this weak and undefined benefit out to the world like a spring lamb to wolves. 

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Tuesday
Mar112014

WSDA seeks nominations for Speaker of the House

The WSDA is currently accepting nominations for the Speaker of the House at the 2014 WSDA House of Delegates. To apply for the position, please submit a letter of interest and your CV to Brenda Berlin at brenda@wsda.org. Deadline for submissions is April 4, 2014.

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