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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. 

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  • Oct 12, 2022

    Share Your COVID-19 Experience with L&I

    The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) would like to hear about your experience with COVID-19 and infection control practices through a brief survey. We encourage all members to complete the survey to ensure that dentists’ experiences are well represented in survey results.
  • Oct 10, 2022

    2023 Minimum Wage Increase

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, the state minimum wage will increase to $15.74 per hour, up from the current $14.49 per hour rate.
  • Oct 10, 2022

    Updated Apple Health Billing Guides

    Attention Medicaid Providers: The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) recently published updates to the Dental Fee Schedule as well as to the Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD), Dental-related Services, and Orthodontic Services billing guides.
  • Oct 7, 2022

    Hands-On Workshops at PNDC 2022

    Looking for hands-on CE courses this fall? Check out hands-on workshops available at PNDC 2022, November 10-12 in Seattle.
  • Oct 4, 2022

    2022-23 WSDA President Dr. John Gibbons

    One thing is clear when you meet Dr. John Gibbons, the incoming WSDA president: He lives life to the fullest. But the one thing he’s most passionate about doesn’t involve wild animals, exotic travel or fast engines. It’s something far more complex and unpredictable. It’s dental advocacy.
  • Oct 4, 2022

    WDIA's Matt French Granted Honorary WSDA Membership

    Congratulations to Matt French, who was granted honorary WSDA membership after 20 years of service to the Association and Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA).
  • Oct 3, 2022

    Share Your Network Leasing Experience with WSDA

    Have you ever been placed in an insurance network without your knowledge? WSDA wants to hear about your experience through our network leasing survey.
  • Oct 3, 2022

    Save the Date for Dental Action Day: Friday, Jan. 27

    Join dentists from across the state on Friday, Jan. 27 as Dental Action Day returns in person in Olympia. One profession, one voice!
  • Oct 3, 2022

    Dr. Ashley Ulmer: It’s the Little Things – A Look Back and a Look Ahead

    Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your president this past year. I’m excited to see the seeds we are planting grow and mature over time for the benefit of current and future WSDA members.
  • Oct 3, 2022

    Resolution & Election Results from the WSDA House of Delegates

    The WSDA House of Delegates was held Sept. 22-24, 2022 in Bellevue. See a list of election results and review resolutions passed by the House for the upcoming year.
  • Sep 28, 2022

    Share Your Dental Workforce Challenges – Fall 2022 WA Health Sentinel Survey

    Share your dental workforce challenges through the Fall 2022 WA Health Sentinel Survey. Survey results will be shared with key policymakers and other stakeholders to inform the policy development and funding decisions impacting our vital health workforce.
  • Sep 27, 2022

    Submit Comments on the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Interstate Compact by Sept. 30

    WSDA encourages members to submit comments on the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Interstate Compact by Friday, Sept. 30. The Compact would allow dentists and dental hygienists licensed in one Compact member state to more easily obtain licensure in another Compact member state, creating reciprocity among participant states and reducing the barriers to licensure portability and employment.