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Entries in DQAC (27)

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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Wednesday
Sep052012

WSDA Advcoates for Lower Dental License Renewal Fee

Last week, WSDA President Dr. Rod Wentworth asked the Secretary of Health to help lower the dental license renewal fee in Washington state. His letter can be found here.

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Tuesday
Jun192012

Online Renewals Now Available for Dental Assistants, Hygienists, and EFDAs

The Department of Health recently announced that dental assistants, dental hygienists, and expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs) can now renew their licenses and registrations online. Initial licensure/registration applications for these health professions still need to be completed by mail. DOH will charge a $2 convenience fee to process all online renewals.

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