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2024 Issue 2 News

WSDA News | Issue 2, 2024

Featuring how the Association is developing new revenue streams to reduce members' dues, profiles in public health dentistry and more.

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PNDC 2025

Save the Date for PNDC 2025!

PNDC 2025 returns May 8-10 to Summit - Seattle Convention Center. Join us to earn 20+ CE credits, shop the Exhibit Hall and more.

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WSDA Retro Slide

Sign Up for WSDA Retro

Practice owners: Get free, best-in-class workers’ compensation support when you sign up for the members-only WSDA Retro program.

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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

  • Nov 8, 2022

    Meet with TDIC at PNDC 2022

    TDIC is a Platinum Sponsor of PNDC. Stop by booth 600 at the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference this fall. Come say hello to your local WDIA team, get answers to your insurance questions and learn more about right-fit coverage options for your practice’s changing needs.
  • Nov 8, 2022

    Meet with OMNI Practice Group at PNDC 2022

    Omni Practice Group is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2022 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, happening November 10-12 in Seattle. Visit them at Booth 607.
  • Nov 8, 2022

    Register for Dental Action Day: Friday, Jan. 27 in Olympia

    Join member dentists and dental students from across the state on Friday, Jan. 27 at Dental Action Day in Olympia to advocate for your profession as you meet with local legislators to discuss WSDA's legislative priorities.
  • Nov 3, 2022

    Apply to Speak at PNDC 2023

    WSDA is now accepting applications from members for the New & Emerging Speaker Series at PNDC 2023, June 15-17 in Seattle.
  • Nov 2, 2022

    L&I: Time to Update Your Required Job Safety and Health Law Poster

    L&I recently completed rulemaking to increase worker protection from discrimination. To be consistent with these rule changes, L&I updated the required Job Safety and Health Law poster.
  • Nov 1, 2022

    PNDC 2022: Next Week in Seattle!

    Don't miss out on Washington's dental event of the year! PNDC 2022 is next week in Seattle, and WSDA members can register today to earn 20+ CE credits for just $450 ($325 for recent grads).
  • Nov 1, 2022

    New WSDA Mentor Program: Get Involved & Attend the Mentor/Mentee Luncheon

    Get involved with the new WSDA Mentor Program and RSVP for the program's first in-person event at PNDC 2022 by Nov. 2!
  • Nov 1, 2022

    Paid Family and Medical Leave Premium Increase

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, the Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) premium rate will increase.
  • Oct 31, 2022

    Serving Vulnerable Patients in the Inland Northwest

    Located on the campus of Sacred Heart Medical Center in partnership with the Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS), the residency program is designed to give recent dental school graduates a chance to enhance their abilities to care for more medically complex patients than they managed in dental school.
  • Oct 31, 2022

    WSDA Retro: Help When Workplace Injuries Happen

    WSDA has a great new benefit for Retro participants! Bringing injured employees back to modified duty as soon as possible – also known as Return to Work (RTW) – just got more beneficial.
  • Oct 31, 2022

    'Appiness Awaits You and a Guest in the Galapagos Islands

    Dive into content on the ADA Member App and enter for a chance to dive, snorkel and hike in the Galapagos Islands.
  • Oct 28, 2022

    Updated COVID-19 Requirements for Health Care Settings

    As of Oct. 27, 2022, several emergency proclamations related to health care will be rescinded, and as of Oct. 31, 2022, all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and the state of emergency will come to an end. Some requirements from the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) and the Department of Health (DOH) will remain in place for health care settings.