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									  Roadmap
for Success:




    On the road to a
successful dental practice



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                                                                       Table of Contents
Congratulations!
                                                                       Western Regional Examination Board (WREB) ......................................                             4

You have just finished the first leg of the exciting journey to        Central Regional Dental Testing Services (CRDTS) ................................                            4
establishing a successful dental practice. This booklet lists
some important stops along the way. Many may seem like                 Washington Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) .................4
foreign territory since they may not have been introduced to
you in dental school. Be assured that by following along               Associateships in Private Practice ..........................................................                5
with the roadmap we are providing. you will have a much
smoother ride and become more knowledgeable about es-                  Purchasing a Practice .............................................................................          6
tablishing a successful practice.
                                                                       Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) .................. 7
Due to space limitations. every detail could not be included.          Infection Control ......................................................................................     8
If on your trip you find additional information that might be
helpful to other travelers. please send us a note so that we           Compliance Packet .................................................................................          8
can continue to update this publication. We are here to help
you have a safe and happy journey .                                    Public Health ...........................................................................................    8

                                                                       Americans with Disabilities Act ...............................................................             9
Enjoy your trip!
                                                                       Membership in Organized Dentistry ........................................................                  9

                                                                       WSDA Component Societies ..................................................................                 9

                                                                       WSDA Membership Benefits and Resources .........................................                            9

                                                                       ADA Membership Benefits and Services ..............................................                         11

                                                                       Insurance Products ...............................................................................          12

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                                                                       Northwest Dentists' Insurance Company (NORDIC) .............................                                12

                                                                       A Wealth of Information is Available to You as a Tripartite Member ................ 12
         Washington State Dental Association
     2033 Sixth Avenue. #333 . Seattle. WA 98121                       Checklist for Starting Your Practice .......................................................                13
(206)@8-1914 .800.44 8.3368 within Washington . FAX 206-443-9266
          WWW.WSDA.ORG . E-mail: wsda@wsda.org                         Quick Telephone Reference ..................................................................                14


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Western Regional Examination Board (WREB)                                                      In addition to the initial licensure criteria listed here, Washington state also offers a
Central Regional Dental Testing Services (CRDTS)                                               Licensure Without Examination (LWOE) option to dentists already licensed else-
                                                                                               where who meet certain criteria. The Department of Health, Customer Service
In 1995, Washington joined the Western Regional Examining Board.                               Center or the Commission staff can assist you with obtaining application and
In 2001, Washington also joined the Central Regional Dental Testing Services.                  eligibility criteria for this program.

All candidates for initial licensure must:                                                     You may request law books and application materials from the Department of Health
     A)       Pass the WREB or CRDTS exam (which satisfies the clinical exam                   Customer Service Center: The Law Relating to Dental. Dental Hygiene and
              portion of the licensure requirement                                             Denturist Practice is combined into one booklet. Other informationwithin the law
     B)       Pass the Jurisprudence (law) exam for Washington                                 book includes:
              Present other informationkredentialsrequired by state law.
     C)

For informationon the state requirements for dental licensure, contact the Depart-
                                                                                                    - Rules and Regulationsfor Dentistry, Dental Hygiene and Denturists
                                                                                                      Infection Control Regulations
ment of Health. Customer Service Center at (360) 236-4700. Other questions                          * Medical Records - Health Care Informationand Disclosure
related to dental licensure or dental practice can be directed to the Washington                      Administrative Procedures and Requirements for Credentialed Health Care
Dental Quality Assurance Commission at (360) 236-4822.                                                Providers
                                                                                                      Whistleblower Complaints in Health Care Settings
The WREB and CRDTS examinations are held numerous times throughout the year.
For a listing of examination dates and locations, please contact the WREB directly at          Visit the Dental Quality Commission’s Web site listed on page 4 for more information
(602) 944-3315 or visit www.wreb.org, or contact CRDTS directly at (785) 273-0380              about the commission and dental licensure requirments.
or visit www.info@crdts.org.
                                                                                               Other Licenses
Washington Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC)                                          Occupation and business licenses differ by city. For information regarding the city
                                                                                               where you plan to practice. contact the local City Clerk’s office. In unincorporated
     Dental Quality Assurance Commission                                                       areas. contact the local county administration.
     P.O. Box, 47867
     1112 SE Quince Street                                                                     Master Business Application (MBA) - the state of Washington uses one master
     Olympia, WA 98504                                                                         business applicationfor the following entities. By filling out the MBA, you are
     Customer Service Center      (360) 236-4700                                               automatically registeredfor all three.
     Dental Program Staff         (360) 236-4822
     FAX                          (360) 664-9077                                                    A.)       Industrial Insurance:All employees. with few exceptions, must be
     www.doh.wa.govhsqa/hpqad/Dentalidefault.htm                                                              covered by Workers Compensation. Obtain an identification number
                                                                                                              and MBA from the State Department of Labor and Industries, 800-547-
Dental Licenses                                                                                               8367.
Contact the Customer Service Center to request the requirements and application                     6.)       State Business and OccupationTax: You must pay a state business
packet for licensure to practice dentistry in Washington. This license is renewed                             and occupation tax on your gross income.
annually on your birthday. Twenty-one hours of continuing education credits are                     C.)       Unemployment Compensation: If you have one or more employees in
required for license renewal.                                                                                 your office, you must contribute to the state unemploymentcompensa
                                                                                                              tion fund.
The Bylaws of the WSDA require that any member in the active practice of dentistry,
meet the state of Washington’s regulartorty requirements for continuing dental                 Some cities and counties also require additional taxes. (For example, King County
education. Sources of CDE include:                                                             requires a personal property tax.) Contact the City Clerk in your area for information.
    Component Dental Society Meetings
    Component Dental Society Clinics
    The Pacific Northwest Dental Conference                                                    Associateshins in Private Practice
    ADA Annual Session
    Study Clubs and Dental Seminars                                                            Approximately 35 percent of dental school seniors are choosing to enter
    Dental School Continuing Education Courses                                                 associateshipagreements upon graduation. An associate is someone who has no
                                                                                               equity position in the practice. Before signing any legal document, review employ-
Address changes                                                                                ment contracts with your attorney. The three most common forms of associate
It is the responsibilityof each practitioner to maintain his or her address on file with the   arrangements are:
department. State mail (Le. renewal reminder notices, etc.) are not forwarded. Requests             Employee
for change of address may be made by telephone or in writing. The mailing address on                Independentcontractor
file with the department will be used for mailing all official items to the practitioner.           Time sharingisolo group

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Sources for locating associateship opportunities include:                                  dentist who hires minors for dental assisting, equipment clean up or other jobs with
    State and component dental society meetings                                            potential exposure must have a variance. A variance is not required if minors are
    WSDA News (classified ads and agency ads)                                              employed in jobs with no potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as
    Component society newsletters                                                          typing, filing or receptionist duties; however, any employer who hires minor workers
    University of Washington P.O.P.’s (PracticeOpportunitiesProgram)                       for any position must have a minor work permit. For further information or to apply for
    Dental suppliers                                                                       a minor work permit or variance. call (360) 902-5316.
    JADA (Journal of the American Dental Association)
    Private practice management consultants                                                Sources for Finding Employees
                                                                                           Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Schools, newspaper want ads, some local
Purchasinq a Practice                                                                      component newslettersand a variety of dental related employment agencies can
                                                                                           provide leads on permanent and temporary employees. During the interview, hiring
There are many advantages to purchasing an existing practice - elimination of              and dismissal process, there are a number of legal statutes and restrictionsthat you
equipment purchase and installationdecisions, retention of off ice phone number,           need to know concerning fair employment practices (e.g., interview questions that
trained staff remaining. desirability of practice location, instant patient base and the   you are allowed to ask). The ADA publication, and WSDA’s Employee Office Manual
reputationof the seller. Review any purchase decisions with your attorney before           for the Dental Office can provide assistance in this area. Requests can be made by
signing a contract. Issues to be evaluated include current revenue being generated         calling (206) 448-1914, or within Washinton state 800-448-3368..
by the practice, financing options, and establishingthe value of tangible assets
versus physical assets, such as equipment. The ADA has materials available to help         Posters
you, including the Directory of Dental Placement Services. To request a copy,              State and Federal laws require that certain posters be placed in a readily accessible
contact the Council on Dental Practice, American Dental Association, 211 East              location and within plain view of employees. The required posters are:
Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 or call 800-621-8099.                                         State          Notice To Employees (WashingtonState Labor & Industry)
                                                                                                               Your Rights as a Workeri’Family Leave Provisions
Sources for locating practices for sale include:                                                              Job Safety & Health Protection
    State and component dental society meetings                                                                Notice to Employees (WA State Eniployment Security)
    WSDA News (classified ads and agency ads)                                                                  800-547-8367
    Component society newsletters
    University of Washington P.O.P.‘s (PracticeOpportunitiesProgram)                            Federal       Federal Minimum Wage
    Dental suppliers                                                                                          Polygraph
    JADA (Journal of the American Dental Association)                                                         Federal Family Leave (if you have 50 plus employees)
    Private practice management consultants                                                                   Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
                                                                                                              866-4-USA-DOL
Employee Issues
Social Security and WithholdingTaxes for Employees- Obtain federal social
security and income tax withholding forms from the Seattle District Office of the          Registration for Dispensing or Administering Controlled Substances
Internal Revenue Service, the nearest IRS office or by calling 800-647-7706.               Contact the nearest office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to obtain a
                                                                                           license to prescribe drugs and to request the Physician’s Manual which explains the
Internal Revenue Service                                                                   DEA rules and regulations.
Request an application form, SS-4, to obtain your federal tax identification number.       Seattle office (206) 553-5443
The following materials are needed: Circular E Employers Tax Guide, W-2, W-4,941           Spokane office (509) 353-2964
Quarterly FederalTax Return, and 8109 Tax Deposit Coupons. If you are self
employed, you may be required to make Quarterly EstimatedTax deposits based on             Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
your salary. Consult with your accountant on these requirements.
                                                                                           Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in 1996. It
Employee Verification                                                                      requires the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt national standards
Contact the US. Immigrationand NaturalizationService,(206) 553-5956, and request           tor electronic administrative and financial health care transactions.
form 1-9. You are prohibited from hiring illegal aliens. You must verify that any new      The first compliance date for HIPAA is October 16.2002, for the transaction and code
employee is a citizen, or national of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent   set standards. It is possible to apply for a one-year extension. However, anyone who
residence, or an alien authorized by the ImmigrationService to work in the U.S.            requests an extension must submit an action plan, budget, and an explanationof why
Form 1-9 will indicate what proofs of eligibility are required.                            more time is needed. These should be submitted to the Department of Health and
                                                                                           Human Services. The second compliance date is April 14, 2003 for privacy stan-
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Hiring minors Washington state child labor law (WAC 296-125-030Prohibitedand               dards. A compliance date for the security portion of HIPAA has not yet been set, as
Haardous Employment)allows minors under the age of 18 to be employed in jobs               standards haven’t been published yet. For further information,visit the ADA’s Web
with potential exposure to infectiousagents such as HIV and HBV only if the                site www.ada.orglgotolhipaa
employer has obtained a variance from the Department of Labor and Industries. Any

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Infection Control                                                                             Americans with Disabilities Act

In Washington state, worker health and safety issues are covered by the Washington            This is a federal law that regulates how you treat patients and employeeswho have
Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), which is administered by the Department             disabilities. There are guidelines on how you must design your office in order to
of Labor and Industries. WISHA regulations must be identical to, or more effective            make it handicappedaccessible. Contact the American Dental Association, 800-
(stringent)than, standards set by the federal Occupational Safety and Health                  621-8099, for information on these requirements.
Administration(OSHA). For further informationon WISHA, contact the Department
of Labor and Industries at 800-423-7233.
                                                                                              Membership in Organized Dentistry
Compliance Packet

The WSDA has designed a Compliance Packet as a guide to compliance with the
                                                                                          1   The tripartite structure - national (ADA)! state (WSDA) and local (component
                                                                                              societies) - works in concert to produce the most efficient and effective member-
many regulations affecting dentistry. InformationIS based on regulations and              1   ship service. Our unity allows for consistency, lessens duplication in all areas, and
guidelines as they are applied in Washington state. The Compliance Packet includes            provides one voice in activities such as lobbying. Some of your best friendships will
the required posters and covers the following topics:                                         develop through your active participationwith other dentists who are committed to
     Accident Prevention/First Aid                                                            shaping the future of our profession. Membership is a great foundation for a
     Bloodborne Pathogens                                                                     successful career in dentistry.
     Infection Control Rule
     Hazard Communication                                                                     WSDA Component Societies
     Biomedical Waste
     AIDS Issues                                                                              For more information on local societies contact the individuals below. For those
     OccupationalExposure to TB                                                               societies without a contact listed, call the WSDA Office for the name and phone
For your copy, contact the WSDAOffice at (206) 448-1914 or within Washington state            number of the local president.
800-448-3368                                                                                       BentoniFranklinCounties
                                                                                                   Clark County
Public Health                                                                                      Grant County
                                                                                                   Grays Harbor District
X-Ray Registration                                                                                 Kitsap County
The installer is required to notify the Department of Health when installing a machine.            Lewis/PacificCounties
The Department then sends a registrationfomi to the dentist and begins the                         Lower Columbia District
inspection process. The dentist should receive a copy of the conipleted report of                  Mount Baker District
assembly sent to the Department by the dealer. If the dentist chooses to personally                North Central District
install the equipment a call must first be made to the Departmentof Health at 800-                 Olympic Peninsula
299-9729.                                                                                          Pierce County (Cheryl Mina, 253-272-9960)
                                                                                                   Seattle!King County (Gregory Kaveney, 206-443-7607)
Medical Waste Disposal                                                                             Snohomish County (Judy Bangs, 425-355-0519)
For local regulations on proper disposal of medical waste, contact the local Public                Spokane District (Connie Robohn, 509-838-0436)
Health Department or call the Hazardous Substance Information Hotline, 800-633-                    ThurstoniMason Counties (Linda Hartley, 360-866-4856)
7585. Additional information can be found in the WSDA Compliance Packet which                      Walla Walla Valley
can be ordered by calling (206) 448-1914 or 800-448-3368.                                          Yakima Valley

Washington State Infection Control Requirements                                               WSDA Membership Benefits and Resources
The Dental Quality Assurance Comniission has adopted the CDC Guidelines on                i
Universal Precautions as appropriate infection control for dental off ices. An explana-       For more inforniation or a description of benefits and services, contact WSDA staff at
tion of the guidelines can be found in the Dental Practice Act or by calling the
Commission at. (360) 236-4861. OSHA.2nJISHAniandates for the protection of
                                                                                          I   (206) 448-1914 or within Washington state 800-448-3369.

employees through the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, can be found in the WSDA                 Governmental Advocacy
Compliance Packet. For specific questions about the Bloodborne Pathogens                      WSDA combines the power of its broad-based dentist Grassroots Network with the
Standard, contact the nearest Washington State Labor & Industries Department                  efforts of professional lobbyists, WSDA staff and DentPAC (the Association’s political
office and ask to speak with an Occupational Safety and Health consultant at 800-             action committee) to proactively address issues confronting dentistry and to guard
547-8367.                                                                                     against legislationthat can harm the profession. Recent successes include passage
                                                                                              of anesthesia insurance benefits for children and mandatory continuing education,
                                                                                              funding for dental hygiene education and defeat of bills establishing a separate dental
                                                                                              hygiene board. WSDA also maintains continuous contact with the Dental Quality

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Assurance Commission (DQAC). DQAC provides organized dentistry's perspective              ADA Membership Benefits and Services
on state rules affecting licensing of dentists and regulation of dental practices. When
local regulations.such as wastewater and waterline safety affect dentistry, WSDA          For more information or a description of benefits and services, contact the ADA staff
supports efforts of the affected component societies in negotiating effective, science-   at 800-621-8099.
based solutions.
                                                                                          ADA Annual Session and Professional Education
Communities 2000                                                                              The national dental meeting of the year
WSDA adopted a goal of statewide water fluoridation in 1999 to combat dental                  Fulfill CDE requirements
disease, especially among low-income populations.WSDA has led efforts throughout              View clinical and technical advances from around the world
the state for approval of water fluoridationfor cities such as Yakima and Pasco.              Your liaison to the FDI World Dental Federationas well as a resource for listing
Citizen groups promoting fluoridation, including Puyallup, Spokane. and Wenatchee,            of state dental society meetings
are receiving guidance and expertise. Fluoridationremains a primary major legisla-
tive goal.

Communications
                                                                                              -
                                                                                          Practice hllanagement
                                                                                                Find more than 40 expert practice management and marketing publications
                                                                                                in the ADA Catalog; ADA's Dental Practice Series offers nine practice
WSDA keeps members up-to-dateon topics of special interest to dentists. Vehicles
include the monthly WSDA News, the yearly Membership Directory and Resource
Guide, and the every-other-weeke-mail newsletter. WSDA Update. The newsletter is
                                                                                              - management guidebooks for ensuring the success of your practice.
                                                                                                Economic and Demographic Reports offer customized state and county level
                                                                                               demographic reports on population statistics and numbers of dentists and
sent to all members with e-mail addresses on file at the WSDA. and a select group of            their occupational status Dental Plan Information
members in leadership positions. Information is also available on the WSDA Web                 .Obtain up-to-datelegal information regarding antitrust law and other federal
site at www.wsda.org.                                                                           issues related to dentistry

Pacific Northwest Dental Conference
The Pacific Northwest Dental Conference offers more than 350 exhibits and two full
                                                                                               - Insurance contract analysis
                                                                                                Claims filing and dental procedurescodes are detailed in the ADA's CDT-2 list
                                                                                                to assist you in filing accurate dental claims
days of continuing education. Held in July, this regional dental meeting also offers
reduced admission fees for members, networking opportunities, and special events          Legislative Activitles
designed for family enjoyment.                                                                  Federal legislative and regulatory activities
                                                                                              * Grassroots activities
Asset Protection
Washington Dentists' InsuranceAgency, Inc. provides WSDA members with disability,         Special Member Services
medical, life and long term care insurance products, each chosen with members'                 Washington Physicians Health Program offer confidential help, information and
needs in mind. NORDIC. an endorsed company, provides professional liability and                referrals for dentists experiencing problems with substance abuse, mental
property insurancefor Washington state dentists. NORDIC'Sprofessional liability                illness and other health problems
premiums have decreased since 1989, due in part to the work of WSDA members                    FinancialAssistance through the ADA's Commission on Relief Fund, the
who serve on an advisory committee and on the NORDIC Board of Directors.                       Endowment and Assistance Fund, and the Emergency Fund provides grants
                                                                                               and loans for qualified dentists and dental students experiencing financial
ProductslServices                                                                              trouble as a result of injury or illness
WSDA is committed to finding and offering programs of value to the membership                  The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs can be contacted for assistance in
including quality products and services at special prices available only to members.           dealing with problems with professionalproducts and manufacturers
Among the current offerings: gloves, cell phones, pagers, financial planning, and
more. Contact the Association office for listing products'services.                       Travel Services

WSDA Relief Fund
The WSDA,Relief Fund exists to help Washington state dentists resolve a financial
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                                                                                               Automobile rental discounts
                                                                                               Hotel discounts and other travel services

crisis resulting from either personal or professional reasons. Applications for grants    ADA Toll-Free Number
are available from the WSDA Off ice 800-448-3368. All applications are investigated           Access the resources of the ADA through the convenience of a toll-free line for
and reviewed by the Committee on Budget and Finance. Funds can be granted                      members or through ADA Online (www.ada.org)
either from the WSDA Relief Fund or as a matching grant from the American Dental
Association Relief Fund.
                                                                                          To apply for membership,call your local component or the WSDA and request a
                                                                                          Tripartite MembershipApplication. If you are a graduate student or in the Military
                                                                                          Service, you may contact the ADA directly.




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Insurance Products                                                                       Checklist for Starting Your Practice

WSDA has designed and endorsed insurance programs that specifically address the          Make sure you have secured the following or have a list of those who can provide the
needs of today's dental practice.                                                        necessary equipment or services. Check state and local dental publications and the
                                                                                         telephone yellow pages for specific company names and phone numbers.
Washington Dentists' InsuranceAgency, Inc. (WDIA) -wholly-owned subsidiary of
the Washington State Dental Association, offers major medical, disability, long-term
care and life insurance packages. For more informationabout programs available                         Accountant - Can help prepare your financial statement, a necessary
through WDIA, call 800-282-9342 or (206) 441-6824.
                                                                                                       element for securing bank financing
Northwest Dentists' Insurance Company (NORDIC) - Endorsed by WSDA.                                     Attorney - Needed for drafting and/or reviewing contracts before you
NORDIC provides professional liability and property insurance for Washington
                                                                                                       sign them
state dentists. To find out about NORDIC products or its risk management
program, call 800-662-4075 in Western Washington or 800-722-1462 in Eastern                            Bookkeeping Systems and Computers
Washington.                                                                                            Business Checking Account
A Wealth of Information is Available to You as a Ttipartite Member                                     Business Licenses
                                                                                                       (Master Business Application covers Industrial Insurance, State
Financial Assistance
                                                                                                       Business & Occupation Tax and UnemployedCompensation)
The ADA Member Advantage provides members with access to a full range of
banking and investment services designed specifically to meet the needs of WSDN                        Dental Equipment
ADA members. Services include:                                                                         Dental License
     ADA Citibank MasterCardwith TravelReturns Program
     Education Financing (including loan consolidation)                                                Employee Verification Form
     Dreyfus Mutual Funds                                                                              Insurance (Personal)- WDIA
     Guaranteed Money Market Accounts
                                                                                                       Insurance (Professional Liability and Property)- NORDIC
     Certificates of Deposit
     Discount Brokerage Services                                                                       IRS Tax IdentificationNumber
     Investment Consulting                                                                             License to Prescribe Drugs
     Convenience Banking Package (including merchant card service and checking
     with interest)                                                                                    List of Dental Laboratories
     Home Equity Loans                                                                                 List of Dental Supply Companies
     Commercial Lines of Credit                                                                        List of Employment Agencies (office staff, dental hygienists,
For assistance call the ADA Member Advantage at 800-ADA-2308or ADA Financial                           dental assistants)
Service Co. at 800-621-8099, ext. 4700.                                                                Loan Officer - It is important to develop a relationshipwith a banker
                                                                                                       for both personal and business financing
Networking
WSDAIUWIASDA Mentor program - Brings together dental students and practicing                           Membership in your local dental society, the WSDA and the ADA
dentists to assist students through their dental school years and introduce them to                    Minor Work Permit or Variance (if applicable)
the benefits of organized dentistry.
                                                                                                       Patient Records System
The road to a successful practice begins the day you enter dental school and                           Professional Stationery (Business Cards, RecalliNotice Cards, etc.)
continues throughout your professional career. By keeping informed and participat-
ing in your chosen profession,you will stay on the right road. Additional resources to                 Social Security & WithholdingTax Forms
help you on yoor journey include:                                                                .-    State & Federal Labor & Industry Posters
                                                                                                       Telephone and Yellow Pages Listing
    UW Dental Alumni Association, (206) 543-7297,fax (206) 543-6465
    WSDA Membership Directory and Resource Guide                                                       Utilities
    Component Rosters and Directories                                                                  WSDA Compliance Packet
    WSDA News
    Component newsletters                                                                              X-ray Inspectionsand Permits
    ASDA National Office, 800-621-8099


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 Quick Telephone Reference



American Dental Association .......................................................              800-621-8099


Washington State Dental Association .............(206) 448-1914 or 800-448-3368


Westem Regional ExaminationBoard                    .......................................     (602) 944-3315


Washington Dental Quality Assurance Commission ................... (360) 753-2461


Departmentof Labor and Industries............                                       ............. 800-547-8367

Internal Revenue Service ............................................................            800-647-7706


U.S. Immigrationand NaturalizationService ...............................                       (206) 553-5956


Minor Work Permits or Variance ..........................                    .................(360) 902-5316

Drug Enforcement Administration ..................................                  Seattle (206) 553-5443


                                                                                Spokane (509) 353-2964


Hazardous Substance Hotline ...........                  ....................................    800-633-7585


Washington Dentists’ InsuranceAgency ......... (206) 441-6824 or 800-282-9342


Northwest Dentists Insurance Company                   ...........800-662-4075or 800-722-1462

ADA Member Advantage ............................................................               800-ADA-2308


ADA Financial Services Company ...............................................                   800-621-8099


University of Washington Dental Alumni Association .................. (206) 543-7297


American Student Dental Association ..........................................                   800-621-8099




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