Membership Benefits

Bank of America - Practice Solutions

When you need financing for your dental practice, you want to work with someone who understands your industry. For over twenty years, Bank of America Practice Solutions has helped dentists across the nation reach their goals through smart financial solutions1 and expert guidance. Whether you own a practice or are just getting started, we can provide customized financial help for your short-term needs and long-term aspirations.

Expert Guidance. Personal Attention. Real Solutions.

Association members receive 50% reduction in loan administration fees2. To learn more, call Bank of America at 800.497.6076 Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Friday, 8 am to 7 pm EST. You can also visit for more information or to schedule a phone consultation.

1 All programs are subject to credit approval and loan amounts are subject to credit worthiness. Some restrictions may apply. 
2 To be eligible for this reduction, applicants must provide association name and membership number at time of approval.

Bank of America is a registered trademark of Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America Practice Solutions is a division of Bank of America, N.A. ©2019 Bank of America Corporation | MAP#3249875

Wells Fargo Merchant Services

Wells Fargo is now offering special rates for merchant services and credit card processing to all SKCDS Members! Whether you are considering switching your merchant services or are already partnered with Wells Fargo, you can take advantage of these exclusive rate discounts, as relative to existing market rates. Contact Rich Allen to learn more about your options and get a quote specific to your practice needs.

Patient Related Services

Patient Referral Service

The Central Office maintains an up-to-date listing of all members, by geographic location and specialty, for referral to the general public. The office also maintains listings for all area clinics, health department servies, and other resources for reduced-cost dental care.

National Children's Dental Health Month

Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) is a month-long campaign to reach children with a message of good oral health and hygiene practices. Members are encouraged to offer free screenings and services to children in their geographic area. Additionally, members are encouraged to speak at school and community groups to promote this message. The Society is happy to provide members with giveaway materials to support these educational outreach efforts.

Peer Review Committee

The Society's Peer Review Committee offers, free of charge, to the patient and member dentist, a system to hear complaints through the Peer Review system as established by the WSDA. This process if available only to patients seeing members dentists. If the dentist is not a member, the patient will be referred to the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC).

Educational Benefits

Continuing Dental Education Programs and New Dentist Programs

SKCDS organizes regular continuing dental education programs for our members and for all members of the dental team. Information about upcoming programs can always be found on the Events page of our website.


Members keep current on Society activities with the Membership Quarterly, published and sent directly to each member's primary address four times a year. The annual Resource Guide is also sent in the beginning of the calendar year to serve as a resource for members for the entire year.

The Weekly Update e-newsletter is sent out to members every Wednesday. This includes news stories, CE program registration reminders, and anything necessary to keep our members as "up-to-date" as possible.

Legislative Benefits

Make your voice heard! To find your legislator, visit the Washington State Legislature and enter your address.

Professional Resources

The Management Trust

Members are able to reach out to Paul Schaber, President of The Management Trust, for assistance with employee relations and human resource services. He provides practical advice on how an employer can deal with employee problems and avoid legal jeopardy. Mr. Schaber is not an attorney; therefore for legal answers, members are referred to their attorney. Please email the Central Office at for contact information.

Insurance Coverage - Liability and Property

SKCDS endorses Professional Liability Coverage through TDIC and WDIA. For information and materials about this excellent coverage, call WDIA at (206) 441-6824 or visit their website. To contact TDIC, you can either call (800) 733-0633 or use their website to directly access risk management materials and information.

Dental Assistant Training Resources

Have you recently hired a dental assistant with the intention of training them on the job? In an effort to assist Tripartite members with training new dental assistants, WSDA has compiled a robust resource of instructional videos that can be a great complement to in-person training. Peruse the page (after logging in with your ADA credentials) below.

Dental Assistant Training Resources