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New beginnings – President’s Page

New beginnings – President’s Page – Inaugural speech of the new president of ADAA Karen Waide Excerpts from inaugural speech presented July 6, 2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii I am honored to be the President of the American Dental Assistants Association and I thank you for this privilege. I am also honored to be in the […]

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Tips for managing patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Tips for managing patients with Alzheimer’s disease – Healthbeat Patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders (ADRD) can be treated effectively in the dental practice, according to an article in Inscriptions–Journal of the Arizona Dental Association. The article by Daniel L. Hall, DDS, MS, and Geri Richards Hall, PhD, ARNP, CNS, outlines some basic […]

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everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask! Robin M. Caplan The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was signed into law on August 21, 1996 by then President Bill Clinton. It’s many provisions were designed to make health insurance more […]

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Show me the money DANB salary survey – Dental Assisting National Board

Show me the money DANB salary survey – Dental Assisting National Board – Illustration The findings cited in this report are based on a survey conducted by the Dental Assisting National Board. The survey group represents current DANB Certified Assistants. The survey sample of 5,000 was selected in a systematic fashion from 30,000 current DANB […]

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ADAA 2004 delivering excellence in professional development for dental assistants

ADAA 2004 delivering excellence in professional development for dental assistants Continuing Education * Fellowship Membership * Services American Dental Assistants Association * Successful Impression Taking. First Time. Every Time. * Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment * Helping the Beat Go On New Offerings * Power Toothbrushes: Everything You Need to Know to Make […]

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2005 Dental Assistants recognition week

2005 Dental Assistants recognition week Thank you for sharing the old and new ideas of observing DARW around the world. We appreciate the time you took to honor DARW and the time and effort made to tell others in the field how it worked. We are pleased to present all the entries from the 2005 […]

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Success with pit and fissure sealants – President’s Page

Success with pit and fissure sealants – President’s Page – Column Mary Govoni This article focuses on the techniques used for successful pit and fissure sealant application by the dental assistant. Pit and fissure sealants first were utilized in 1967 (1) and formally recognized by the American Dental Association in 1971 (2). Since that time, […]

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ADAA/AGD 2004 Annual Conference Program: Anaheim, California—July 8-11, 2004: The Wonderful World of Dentistry

ADAA/AGD 2004 Annual Conference Program: Anaheim, California—July 8-11, 2004: The Wonderful World of Dentistry Welcome to ADAA’s 80th Annual Conference. Anther milestone of achievement for the professional dental assistants of America. As we prepare to participate in this worthwhile yearly activity, I invite you to reflect on the accomplishments of our association during the past […]

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Professional liability coverage provided by your ADAA membership

Professional liability coverage provided by your ADAA membership – American Dental Assistants Association From Bertholon-Rowland, Endorsed Broker of the ADAA The ADAA provides dental assistants with many valuable benefits for becoming part of its membership. One of these value added benefits is a Professional Liability Policy that covers most members of the ADAA against claims […]

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Cold sore fact sheet—a basic review

Cold sore fact sheet—a basic review – Healthbeat What are cold sores? Cold sores, also known as herpes labialis or fever blisters, are highly contagious open sores on the lip and outer edge of the mouth. When cold sores occur, the skin is often red and inflamed, and the blisters may break open, secrete a […]