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Entries in Membership (55)

Wednesday
Oct092013

12th MAN CHALLENGE UPDATE

Time is running out! October 17th is the last day to enter recruitment submissions for the 12th Man Challenge and with many non-members currently eligible for $0 dues with the ADA, it is a great time to join and experience the many benefits of membership without the usual price tag. Start recruiting today to be one of the lucky winners to receive a pair of tickets to watch the Seahawks battle the Minnesota Vikings on November 17th from the comfort of a private suite!

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Monday
Aug192013

DR. JAMES SLEDGE REAPPOINTED TO WASHINGTON BOARD OF HEALTH

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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Friday
Aug162013

CALIFORNIA ARBITRATION

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).

The arbitration demand seeks to prevent the effectiveness of California Delta’s announced changes to its agreement with dentists (1) revising the contractual provision concerning arbitration, and (2) deleting a provision in the current California Delta contract that California Delta would only lower its maximum amount payable if “participating dentists’ filed or submitted fees decrease to such an extent that Delta is warranted in reducing the maximum amount allowed.”  The central issue in the legal proceeding is likely to be whether this distinct justification language from the California Delta agreement can be modified.

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Thursday
Aug082013

THE WSDA REMEMBERS DR. VINCENT G. KOKICH

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.

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