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Entries in DQAC (29)

Monday
Mar252013

DQAC WRITING RULES ON DENTAL RECORDS

In 2009, DQAC began the rulemaking process on rules related to dental records. This rulemaking process was halted with an all state agency rulemaking moratorium issued by Governor Christine Gregoire in 2010. Now that the moratorium has been lifted, DQAC plans to proceed with writing rules related to dental records. In late March, a draft rule was released to the public

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Monday
Mar182013

ADVOCACY IN ACTION: DOH EXPECTED TO LOWER LICENSURE FEES

This fall, the Department of Health (DOH) is expected to lower dental license renewal fees between $75-200. The current license renewal fee is $576.

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Monday
Feb182013

DQAC is Looking for New Commissioners

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission is looking to fill several positions with actively practicing dentists.
At the end of June, three of the 12 dentists on the Commission will be completing their terms, though one is eligible for reappointment.

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Monday
Sep102012

DOH Releases Draft Report on Denturist Scope Expansion

The Department of Health (DOH) has released the draft of its Denturist Scope of Practice Sunrise Review on expanding the scope of practice of licensed denturists to include “making, placing, constructing, altering, reproducing, or repairing all other nonorthodontic removable oral devices” and “teeth whitening using bleaching solutions of twenty percent or less."

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