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Thursday
Feb072013

Just FUND US! Dr. Mary Jennings, WSDA News Editor

 Back in the old days, community dentist’s pleas were, “Help us! Help us any way you can…send…help…now!” And you did. 

With great pushing and guidance, our nation’s legislators have gone from spending $756.1 million on dental Medicaid in 1990 to $7.4 billion in 2010. 

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Wednesday
Feb062013

WSDA Testifies Against Midlevel Providers

Tuesday
Feb052013

A GREAT "IDEA" — NEW CLINIC OPENS IN SPOKANE

The news media in Spokane heaped well-deserved praise on The Spokane District Dental Society Foundation’s IDEA (Inland Dental Expanded Access) Clinic — running stories about the sliding scale clinic that opened last week. A joint project between SDDSF and Yakima Valley Farmworker’s Clinic (YVFWC), the clinic was created to provide access for patients who often fall through the cracks — qualified patients including the uninsured, the working poor, and students working to better their lives — a situation only made more dire with the loss of adult dental Medicaid.

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Monday
Feb042013

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES TWO NEW DENTAL-RELATED BILLS

Last week, the Legislature introduced House Bill 1534 and House Bill 1603, both relating to dental licensure.

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