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2023 Issue 4 News Slide

WSDA News | Issue 4, 2023

Featuring 2023 Citizens of the Year Drs. Neil Hansen & CR Anderegg.

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Washington State Dental Association

The Washington State Dental Association (WSDA) is the voice of dentistry in Washington. With over 4,400 member dentists, WSDA is dedicated to empowering members to advocate for and provide the highest quality oral health care. 

Latest News

  • Mar 2, 2023

    Reminder: ASL Interpreter Provider Obligations

    A dental office is considered to be a place of public accommodation and thus is prohibited from discriminating for any reason due to a disability. Accordingly, dental offices are required to provide an interpreter if one is needed to effectively communicate with a hearing-impaired patient.
  • Mar 2, 2023

    RSVP for the WSDA Mentor Program Virtual Networking Session

    WSDA members interested in pursuing or offering professional mentorship are invited to attend the WSDA Mentor Program Virtual Networking Session on Thursday, March 30!
  • Mar 2, 2023

    Registration is Open for PNDC 2023!

    Registration is open now for the 2023 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, June 15-17 in Seattle! Earn 20+ CE credits, shop the Exhibit Hall (now open on Saturday), enjoy special events and more all for one low price.
  • Mar 1, 2023

    Free Virtual CE from WSDA – March 16 & April 26

    Members can register now for two upcoming free virtual CE courses from WSDA and Columbia Bank: "Essential Steps When Selling or Buying a Dental Practice" on March 16 and "Protecting Your Practice Through Adversity" on April 26.
  • Mar 1, 2023

    Volunteer at the Seattle/King County Clinic

    Dental professionals looking for a volunteer opportunity can sign up to volunteer for the 2023 Seattle/King County Clinic, held April 27-30 at Seattle Center.
  • Mar 1, 2023

    Apply for WSDA & ADA Elected Positions

    Apply by June 23 to run for WSDA and ADA leadership positions up for election at the 2023 WSDA House of Delegates.
  • Feb 28, 2023

    UW Ernest M. Jones Memorial Lecture – March 24

    Register for the UW Ernest M. Jones Memorial Lecture – Thriving in a Time of Uncertainty: Key Trends and Opportunities Coming to the Dental Care Sector on Friday, March 24.
  • Feb 28, 2023

    Are Credit Card Fees Affecting Your Bottom Line?

    Without a vigilant management strategy, credit card processing fees can add up and affect your bottom line. Review tips for minimizing fees from WSDA and ADA endorsed company Best Card.
  • Feb 28, 2023

    DQAC Dental Inclusion Committee Meeting – March 29

    The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) has formed a Dental Inclusion Committee to begin rulemaking to comply with health equity education requirements. The Committee will meet on March 29.
  • Feb 28, 2023

    Apply for the WSDA Leadership Institute by March 31

    The WSDA Leadership Institute is a program designed to foster new leadership in organized dentistry by getting participants involved in a variety of WSDA activities and meetings. Apply by March 31.
  • Feb 24, 2023

    2023 Legislative Session Update: Week 7 (Feb. 20-26)

    Friday, Feb. 24 is fiscal committee cutoff, the second major milestone of the 2023 legislative session. This means that bills that have been sent to a fiscal committee must be voted out in order to stay “alive” and continue along in the legislative process. Read for an update on WSDA’s week seven activities in Olympia.
  • Feb 24, 2023

    DQAC Business Meeting – March 10

    The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold its next business meeting in a hybrid format on Friday, March 10 at 10:00 AM.