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Friday
Oct192012

DR. PETER LUBISICH IV, WSDA’s 2012 Citizen of the Year

“I would like my legacy to be that of teamwork: of motivating my fellow dentists in the state to protect the quality and excellence in dentistry, to focus on the right objectives, to be men and women who serve our communities because it’s the right thing to do.” Dr. Peter Lubisich IV
  Like so many dentists, WSDA’s 2012 Citizen of the Year, Dr. Peter Lubisich IV, gives back to his community —donating services and time to causes close to his heart in Clark County. But Lubisich is different; he’s a juggernaut, balancing the demands of a thriving pediatric practice and a growing young family that includes wife, Michelle, and their three children Peter V, 6, Jacob, 4, and 1 year-old Brooklynn — while still earmarking time to provide dental care with a number of projects in the county.

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Thursday
Oct182012

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: Working today to foster the leaders of tomorrow

Your voices, ideas, and passion for dentistry are needed! Challenges from powerful, well-financed forces including insurance giants and national non-profit organizations continue to vex organized dentistry in Washington state. This year, with midlevel legislation coming to the fore, delegates at the 2012 House worked tirelessly to hammer out a proposal that left dentists in control. Still, there is much work to be done. 

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Wednesday
Oct172012

2013 PNDC Speakers Announced

 

The 2013 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference (PNDC), held June 13-14 in Bellevue, will feature many well-known leading educators in the dental profession.  Conference favorites returning to speak include Dr. John Kanca, Dr. Greg Kinzer, Dr. Uche Odiatu, and Ms. Janet Press.  We are also excited to have Ms. Anna Pattison joining us for the first time this year as well as Dr. Tieraona Low Dog.  For a full list of speakers go to: http://www.wsda.org/speakers

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Tuesday
Oct162012

Portfolio Longevity - What Constitutes an Optimally Designed Investment Portfolio?

The successful conversion of retirement savings into a secure, sustainable stream of income requires three things: 

  A comprehensive financial plan—outlining how much, when and how to withdraw from your portfolio—is the foundation for a well-designed retirement income strategy; 

  Sophisticated portfolio design—including extreme diversification across multiple asset classes, companies and countries, customized for your unique vision and risk tolerance profile—positions the investment and retirement income strategy for success;

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