Entries in WSDA News (47)
November 1, 2013
By Dr. Jeffrey Parrish
This column has wandered into dangerous waters in the past, and I’m sure I have offended an occasional reader with my ramblings on sensitive topics. Well, I’m heading back into the deep end of the pool this month. To my millennial readers especially, take no personal offense. I’m here merely for discussion and thought provocation.
September 5, 2013
My Mama’s small Oklahoma town does not have a Starbucks but it has a “corporate” dental practice. Corporate practices are on the rise. The ADA chose corporate dentistry as a hot issue for last year’s ADA Mega Topic forum for our House of Delegates. Frontline and the news are all over it. Rumors of poor quality, overtreatment and lack of consequences for the corporation’s role in adverse patient outcomes cause grave concerns for dentists and the public.