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Volume 23, Issue 7 | December 2017

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

FEATURES
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ODC
SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT

DR. RICKLAND ASAI SEES OREGON AS A NATIONAL LEADER
By Melody Finnemore

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OHSU CONSIDERING CHANGES TO CURRICULUM BASED
ON SHIFTS IN DENTISTRY
By Blake Ellington

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AIRWAY TRUMPS
OCCLUSION,
PERIODONTICS, DECAY
AND EVERYTHING
By Mark T. Murphy,
DDS, FAGD

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS ATTRACT NEXT GENERATION OF
ORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
By Melody Finnemore

DEPARTMENTS
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FROM THE EDITOR
Associations and Democracy

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NEW MEMBERS, BOARD HIGHLIGHTS

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EVENTS AND EDUCATION

Oregon Dental Association
(private group)

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ODA MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH: UPS

@oregondental

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COMPLIANCE CORNER: REQUESTING PATIENT RECORDS

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ADVOCACY IN ACTION: OREGON ACTION FOR DENTAL
HEALTH - LISTENING AND LEARNING

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THROUGH THE LOUPES:
PEER REVIEW COUNCIL SPOTLIGHT

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DENTAL FOUNDATION OF OREGON: THE TOOTH TAXI VISITS
THE COMMUNITY TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL

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INDEX OF ADVERTISERS

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Membership Matters - December 2017

From the Editor
New Members, Board Highlights
Events and Education
ODA Member Benefit of the Month: UPS
Compliance Corner: Requesting Patient Records
Advocacy in Action: Oregon Action for Dental Health — Listening and Learning
Through the Loupes: Peer Review Council Spotlight
Dr. Rickland Asai Sees Oregon as a National Leader
OHSU Considering Changes to Curriculum Based on Shifts in Dentistry
High School Programs Attract Next Generation of Oral Health Professionals
Airway Trumps Occlusion, Periodontics, Decay and Everything
Dental Foundation of Oregon: The Tooth Taxi Visits the Community Transitional School
Index of Advertisers
Membership Matters - December 2017 - intro
Membership Matters - December 2017 - cover1
Membership Matters - December 2017 - cover2
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 3
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 4
Membership Matters - December 2017 - From the Editor
Membership Matters - December 2017 - New Members, Board Highlights
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 7
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 8
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 9
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 10
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Events and Education
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 12
Membership Matters - December 2017 - ODA Member Benefit of the Month: UPS
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Compliance Corner: Requesting Patient Records
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Advocacy in Action: Oregon Action for Dental Health — Listening and Learning
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 16
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Through the Loupes: Peer Review Council Spotlight
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 18
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Dr. Rickland Asai Sees Oregon as a National Leader
Membership Matters - December 2017 - OHSU Considering Changes to Curriculum Based on Shifts in Dentistry
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 21
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 22
Membership Matters - December 2017 - High School Programs Attract Next Generation of Oral Health Professionals
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Airway Trumps Occlusion, Periodontics, Decay and Everything
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 25
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Dental Foundation of Oregon: The Tooth Taxi Visits the Community Transitional School
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Membership Matters - December 2017 - 28
Membership Matters - December 2017 - 29
Membership Matters - December 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Membership Matters - December 2017 - cover3
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