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Thursday
Jan242013

GUEST EDITORIAL: DR. KIRK KING

I don’t understand people very well.  For instance, I don’t know why they aren’t always talking with their friends about my dental office and the amazing things we do for our patients.  But let’s face it…most people only think about what we do when they’re in our office for a “cleaning” or filling.

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Wednesday
Jan232013

Dental Residency Programs are Expanding in Washington State

 

In the last five years, Washington state has seen a dramatic increase in the number of general dental practice residency (GPR) and community health center-based programs. Washington's residency programs vary in size, location, and specialty; ranging from hospital-based programs in Seattle to community health center-based programs in rural small towns like Toppenish and Walla Walla. What all of the residency programs have in common is that they all expand the dental safety net with dentists who can perform the full scope of procedures as a dentist.

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Tuesday
Jan222013

GUATEMALAN HUMANITARIAN NEEDS YOU (AND SUPPLIES, TOO!)

The "Hands of Love" humanitarian effort in the Guatemalan village of Raxruhá, in central Guatemala, needs dentists and dental auxiliary staff. Steve Albright, and wife, Paula Cipolla, will be part of this annual team. Dates of the trip are Frebruary 20 - March 3, cost is $1,500 & includes airfare, transportation in country and meals. No language proficiency required. To find out more, call the number below. 

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Monday
Jan212013

Dr. Mike Buehler heads up project in Yakima

Longtime WSDA member Dr. Mike Buehler isn't letting retirement slow him down. He recently spearheaded the drive to get a new clinic built for the Union Gospel Mission in Yakima, set to open on February 6. The Yakima Herald did a piece on his efforts, read it here.

The Clinic will hold an Open House on Friday, Feb. 15 from 2-7 pm, at  1300 N. 1st St.  Ste. 106, Yakima — if you're in the area, stop in and congratulate Dr. Buehler and all the folks who made the clinic a reality!