Floor plan

The draft floor plan is the map we expect to use when setting up the clinic, but sometimes things need to change a bit once onsite. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility. Those attending Thursday night’s orientation dinner will have an opportunity to tour the entire clinic.

What to wear

Dress comfortably. You will be doing a lot of walking or standing, so comfortable, close-toed shoes are a must. All volunteers will receive a short-sleeve T-shirt. Please wear the shirts provided, so you can easily be identified as a volunteer. Wear pants, jeans, shorts or skirts – whichever you prefer. However, shorts and skirts should… Continue Reading What to wear

Answer to antitrust scenario #1

The non-covered services issue is complicated by federal antitrust laws. These laws clearly prohibit competing dentists from banding together and approaching any dental benefits company or insurance plan to work out contract disputes and complaints. Organizations representing competing dentists, like the WDA, are also prohibited from working out contract disputes and complaints with dental benefits… Continue Reading Answer to antitrust scenario #1

What constitutes a “board-approved training program in airway management” for the purpose of obtaining a Class I permit?

For a complete listing of approved courses for Class I and Class II permits as well as for airway management courses, please click here. Those credential holders who wish to apply for a Class I permit also have the option of completing a course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support… Continue Reading What constitutes a “board-approved training program in airway management” for the purpose of obtaining a Class I permit?

How often does the certification for ACLS/PALS (Class II or Class III permits) or airway management (Class I permits) need to be renewed?

At least once every two-year licensure period. When a dentist applies for their initial sedation permit, they must provide proof of having current ACLS or PALS (for pediatric dentists) OR proof of recent completion of a DEB-approved airway management course.  Sedation permits are issued one time only and have the same number as the dentist’s… Continue Reading How often does the certification for ACLS/PALS (Class II or Class III permits) or airway management (Class I permits) need to be renewed?