Gov. Jay Inslee recently reappointed WSDA member Dr. James Sledge and two others to the Washington State Board of Health. The three will begin their first full terms representing matters of health and sanitation since filling several vacancies. “I am pleased to reappoint these three board members to full terms,” Inslee said. “They capably represent a wide cross-section of experience from throughout the state.”
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This week, the California Dental Association (CDA), together with several of its members, filed a demand for arbitration with Delta Dental of California (California Delta).
Editors Note: The WSDA recently lost another incredibly respected WSDA member: dentist, editor and educator Dr. Vincent G. Kokich passed away suddenly on July 24. After retiring in 2010, Kokich was preparing to return to his role as educator at the UWSoD. Always a consummate professional, it has been said that Kokich would have rather have been remembered first as a devoted family man and second, a teacher. A renowned educator, scholar, researcher and a leading advocate of interdisciplinary dentistry, Dr. Kokich was a prominent lecturer, having presented more than 950 lectures throughout the world.
It has come to our attention that dentists are among the businesses that a Yellow Pages look-a-like scam is targeting.