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Entries in Dental Action Day (8)

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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Friday
Jan182013

WSDA, Coalition Advocate for Adult Dental Medicaid

In 2011, dental coverage for most Medicaid-insured adults was eliminated. The same year funding was also cut for Community Health Centers to treat uninsured. As a result, nearly 450,000 low-income adults, including many people with disabilities and 130,000 seniors, were left with only access to emergency care.

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Thursday
Nov292012

Sign up for Dental Action Day today! January 25, Olympia Wash.

Click on the image to sign up for DAD 2013!Decisions made during the 2013 legislative session could result in fundamental changes to dental care delivery

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Tuesday
Oct302012

2013 Dental Action Day - Save the Date!

Dental Action (DAD) 2013 will be held on Friday, January 25th in Olympia. Decisions made this legislative session could result in fundamental changes to how dental care is delivered. Issues like health care reform implementation, funding for higher education and dental residency programs, dental workforce, licensure fees and dental Medicaid funding are sure to be discussed by the legislature in 2013, making participation in DAD all the more critical.

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