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Entries in Dental Action Day (10)

Monday
Dec302013

REGISTER NOW FOR DENTAL ACTION DAY · JANUARY 31, 2014

REGISTER NOW! And join your dental colleagues in Olympia on Friday, January 31, 2014 to help lobby your state legislators on key dental issues for 2014!

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Thursday
Sep192013

Save the Date - Dental Action Day 2014

Dental Action Day (DAD) 2014 will be held on Friday, January 31st in Olympia. Decisions made this legislative session could result in fundamental changes to how dental care is delivered.

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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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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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