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Snohomish County Dental Society!

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Who We Are and What We Do

We are the professional organization for dentists in Snohomish County & South Whidbey Island in Washington State. Organized in 1951, the Society has over 380 members, who are subject to our Peer Review System and Code of Ethics. All of our members are also members of the Washington State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

The Society has a staffed central office to provide information on current dental issues, act as a liaison to the community, and serve as a support to our member dentists.

We also provide a referral service to the public at no cost. Member dentists are in good standing with the Snohomish County Dental Society, the Washington State Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. In addition, they:

1. Have agreed to go through a peer review process in the event that a patient has a question about the quality of care. Peer review is available to the public at no charge. The Peer Review Committee only mediates cases concerning member dentists.

 2. Have agreed to complete continuing education every year as required for their annual license renewal.

The Snohomish County Dental Society is dedicated to furthering education, mutual support and better communication with the general public and member dentists. It is our goal to provide this web site as a useful tool for dental information.

Contact Us:

Please call, text, or click the "Contact Us" button.  We look forward to hearing from you and welcome your comments, as we strive to serve the dental profession and public.

Snohomish County Dental Society
6204 4th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Phone:  360-419-7444
Email:   Click Here

Basic Life Support (BLS)

SCDS proudly recommends taking your online, or in-person, BLS and First Aid training from Randy Flitz and I Know CPR. Randy has served as the exclusive trainer for SCDS nearly 20 years and he is highly respected in the Puget Sound area. SCDS will not be offering BLS this year, but we encourage members to reach out to I Know CPR for your training needs.
I Know CPR, Inc.
Randall Flitz RN, President/ CEO
P.O. Box 528. Marysville, WA 98270,
Office: 360-651-7502  www.iknowcpr.com

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Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) Open Positions

The Department of Health, Health Systems Quality Assurance (HSQA), is accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (commission). This recruitment will be used to fill three dentist member vacancies and one EFDA vacancy.

HSQA is looking for public-spirited people willing to study the issues and to make decisions in the public’s best interest. Health profession boards, commissions, and committees operate under legislative mandate to:

•  Protect the health and safety of the public, and
•  Promote the welfare of the state by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers under their authority. 
    The Governor’s Office and the Department of Health seek diversity in board and commission members. We recognize the value variety brings in understanding and serving the people of Washington State. We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and those who provide geographic representation throughout the state. We are seeking two dentist members who must reside and engage in the active practice of dentistry east of the summit of the Cascade mountain range. 
    The commission consists of 17 members appointed by the Governor.  Membership is as follows:  Members must be citizens of the United States and residents of this state. Dentist members must be licensed dentists in the active practice of dentistry for a period of five years before appointment. Of the twelve dentists appointed to the commission, at least four must reside and engage in the active practice of dentistry east of the summit of the Cascade mountain range. Public members of the commission may not be a member of any other health care licensing board or commission, or have a fiduciary obligation to a facility rendering health services regulated by the commission, or have a material or financial interest in the rendering of health services regulated by the commission.  
     If you are interested in applying for an appointment to the commission, please complete the application online at Apply to Serve | Governor Jay Inslee (wa.gov) On the application, please select that you are applying for the Dental Quality Assurance Commission. Applications, along with a current resume must be submitted by April 15, 2023.  
Additional information about the commission is available on our web page.    If you have any questions about serving on the commission, please contact 360-236-4893 or dental@doh.wa.gov.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advocacy

The ADA is lobbied Congress and the administration to protect dental patients and staff who are providing urgent and emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA is also lobbed to help dental practices stay viable during (and following) prolonged periods of reduced hours or closure. Visit ada.org to learn more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) advocacy efforts.

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Toothapalooza 2023

Thank you to our 2023 Terrific Toothapalooza Volunteers at Imagine Children's Museum! Plus the many others not pictured who help make this a fantastic event! Check out our event video below.

Toothapalooza 2020 Volunteers