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2017 ADA Highlights Video

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Washington State Dental Association

The Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) ​is the voice of dentistry in Washington. With over 4,000 members, the WSDA is dedicated to empowering members to advocate for and provide the highest quality oral health care.

Latest Dental News

  • Everett Herald

    Editorial: Delta’s Struggle with Dentists Calls for Extraction

    "Dentists for the state’s largest dental insurer are pushing for changes that could benefit patients." Read an editorial by the Everett Herald Editorial Board following the recent petition of no confidence in Delta Dental CEO Jim Dwyer.
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    DQAC Update

    Stay up to date on dental rules, both proposed and in progress, regarding CE requirements, dentist suicide prevention education, infection control, dental anesthesia, delegation to dental hygienists under general supervision, and specialty recognition.
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    HCA Rulemaking Notice

    The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is considering rule changes to covered restorative services. Submit comments by April 24.
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    Washington Dentists File No Confidence Petition with Delta Dental

    Dentists say new leadership approach needed at state’s largest dental insurance carrier.
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    One Health Antibiotic Resistance Summit

    Please join the WA State Department of Health on Wednesday, April 4 for a one-day conference and workshop to contribute content and direction for a Washington State One Health Antibiotic Resistance Strategic Plan.
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    WDS Announces CEO Jim Dwyer's Retirement

    WDS just announced CEO Jim Dwyer’s plan to retire, effective February 1, 2019. This is the key time to make it clear to the Delta Dental/WDS Board of Directors that its members will not accept a “business as usual” transition. Sign the petition of no confidence by this Thursday, March 15!
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    Apple Health Provider Update

    Apple Health (Medicaid) providers, please read an update from Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) regarding the process of contracting out WA's Dental Medicaid program and what you can expect as a provider.
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