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As of January 18, 2017 the FDA Bans Powdered Surgical and Patient Examination Gloves
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final regulations banning the use of powdered surgical gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating surgical gloves.
Special Olympics’ Special Smiles event!
We are seeking Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students and Dental Assistants to volunteer at our Special Smiles event!
“Mandatory” Electronic Benefit Payments Are Not Mandatory!
MetLife has issued letters advising that, “As of October 31, 2016, electronic funds transfer (EFT) will be our only method of provider reimbursement”. The letter further states that “You’ll be required to enroll in EFT on or before October 31, 2016”.

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