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Entries in WSDA News (62)

Wednesday
Feb262014

OP-ED PENNED BY DRS. MINAHAN AND KADOSHIMA IN TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE

Washington has one of the best children’s dental health safety nets in America – but dental care for vulnerable adults is lacking. It’s time to apply some of the lessons we learned in helping children to the system for adults.

How did our state build such a great system for children? It took long-term collaborative efforts among dentists, community health centers, nonprofits, state agencies and legislators. The state government has consistently allocated funding for the dental Medicaid program for children.

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Monday
Feb172014

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 · WSDA OFFICE CLOSED IN HONOR OF PRESIDENTS DAY

The WSDA Office will be closed on Monday, February 17 in honor of the Presidents' Day holiday, and will reopen for business on Tuesday, February 18.

Tuesday
Jan212014

ETHICALLY SPEAKING: PATIENT REFERRAL SERVICES

 In the last couple of weeks, I have been asked a few times about patient referral programs. There seems to be a lot of confusion as to how it can be done ethically. I have been asked if a dentist can promote new patient referrals by offering current patients such things as gift cards or account credits for each new patient they refer. 

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Monday
Jan202014

WSDA OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 20