Upcoming SKCDS Sponsored CDE Programs

  • Help! My Patient Has Dementia! What do I need to know?

    Thu, Jan 12, 2023 | 6:30 PM - Thu, Jan 12, 2023 | 8:00 PM
    This presentation will discuss different forms of dementia, how to manage a dementia patient in each stage of dementia, and how to adjust and complete appropriate treatment plans to maximize oral health though the progression of the disease. Most dementia patients that you will treat are simply patients in your practice who have developed dementia. It is important to have the tools to treat these patients successfully while minimizing stress to you, your patients, their caregivers and your staff. By doing so, the dental team can greatly improve a dementia patient’s safety and quality of life. Sponsored by Wells Fargo - Merchant Services
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  • Delta Dental of Washington Provider Listening Tour 2.0

    Thu, Jan 19, 2023 | 6:30 PM - Thu, Jan 19, 2023 | 8:00 PM
    During this virtual program, the president and CEO of Delta Dental of Washington, Mark Mitchke, will highlight Member Dentist feedback from the 2019 Provider Listening Tour, and the actions DDWA took in response, provide DDWA State of the Business and an outlook for the dental benefits marketplace, review the partnership between DDWA and the WSDA, with a progress update on the Memorandum of Understanding, and most importantly discuss current challenges facing dentists and solutions worth exploring.
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  • Revised 2020 Protocols for Managing of Dental Trauma

    Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 8:00 PM
    The management of dental trauma remains a significant clinical challenge affecting health-care providers and patients alike. This virtual presentation by Dr. Nestor Cohenca will discuss the newly published 2020 IADT guidelines, with emphasis on current evidence-based literature supporting therapeutic modifications, as well as new philosophies to be considered for the future.
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  • Preventing Career Burnout: What Is It and How to Successfully Navigate It

    Thu, Mar 09, 2023 | 6:30 PM - Thu, Mar 09, 2023 | 8:00 PM
    Your career is often marked with the compression of numerous major life transitions. A busy family, home ownership, emergent health issues, the responsibilities of your growing practice, and caring for aging parents. Virtually join Mr. Peter Tran, an Executive Coach at Humanistic Development, to learn techniques for successfully navigating each transition period and how to reevaluate ways to best invest your limited time, energy, and attention to working within narrow constraints and complex competing commitments.
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  • Brews and Q's

    Fri, Mar 24, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Fri, Mar 24, 2023 | 10:00 PM
    It’s rainy, we’re all getting a bit tired of the gray and being stuck inside…so come test your trivia knowledge or just come to chat and hang out with your fellow members and their +1’s in the private Mezzanine at Optimism Brewing to capture a bit of laughter and sunshine from some great people! Sponsored by Nakanishi Dental Lab, Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA), Big Sky Northwest, and Noble Metal Refining
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  • Boot Camp: The Business of Dentistry

    Sat, Apr 01, 2023 | 9:00 AM - Sat, Apr 01, 2023 | 3:00 PM
    Has anyone even talked to you about the details of opening a practice, administration of staff, marketing, and oh goodness, the numbers?! Come learn from a panel of experts in their fields on the business side of dentistry and make some connections that will help you personally. Sponsored by Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA), Bank of America Practice Solutions, WEO Media, Next Level Consultants, Keller Rohrback L.L.P., and Big Sky Northwest
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  • Installation of Officers/WSDA Annual Update

    Tue, Apr 25, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Tue, Apr 25, 2023 | 9:00 PM
    Join us for an evening at Salty’s to induct the incoming class of the Executive Council and Delegates while thanking those who have served their terms and championed efforts to continuously improve the field of dentistry. We will also be honoring our Life Members for being a part of the Tripartite for 30+ years, be joined by Dr. Fotinos Panagakos (Founding Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences) to have an update on the progress of establishing this new dental school, and hearing a presentation from Dr. John Gibbons, President of the WSDA, on the progress and future plans at the State level. Sponsored by Omni Practice Group, Shofu Dental Corporation, and Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA)
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