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Tag Team participants. . – Association Bulletin – The John O. Butler T.A.G. Team teeth and gums

Tag Team participants. . – Association Bulletin – The John O. Butler T.A.G. Team teeth and gums – Brief Article Genesee District (MI) DAS was one of the ADAA locals which joined the John O. Butler T.A.G. Team (teeth and gums) and contributed to the 2002 March of Dimes WalkAmerica Event. WalkAmerica is the March […]

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“Not to be forgotten”

“Not to be forgotten” – United States Military Dental Technicians Gerald Weigle United States Military Dental Technicians have a unique opportunity to serve in a variety of interesting jobs and locations. One such opportunity is on the staff at the Army’s Central Identification Laboratory, Hawaii (CILHI) established in Honolulu, Hawaii in May 1976. CILHI is […]

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Patient meds … more important than you think

Patient meds … more important than you think Diane Chandler This is the kind of story that makes you upset. Jeff is an oral surgery resident in an urban hospital with a dental clinic. One day in the clinic, Jeff heard screaming in one of the treatment rooms and went to see if he could […]

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Nashville, July 16-19, 2003 new beginnings education, governance, events & information

Nashville, July 16-19, 2003 new beginnings education, governance, events & information – Illustration ADAA Education Thursday, July 17, 2003 A01 Step Up to Power Brushes Tonya Ray, RDH, MA Credit Hours: 2–Lecture 9:30 am-11:30 am A brief history of power toothbrushes during the past 30 years is presented and a look at research that has […]

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First one-day, oral antiviral for cold sores is approved

First one-day, oral antiviral for cold sores is approved – Healthbeat GlaxoSmithKline announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis-tration has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for VALTREX[R] (valacyclovir HCI) caplets in the treatment of cold sores in healthy adults. Cold sores, also known as herpes labialis or fever blisters, are highly infectious […]

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The value of education & certification in the dental office

The value of education & certification in the dental office Jeanne E. Schwartz In September, 1999, Harvey Weener DDS, stated that he wanted all five of his dental assistants to be certified. My first response to this was, “At my age?” His immediate reply was, “It’s never too late.” We all were certified in dental […]

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21st-century dental assistants are knowledge workers

21st-century dental assistants are knowledge workers Brenda Moffatt Since September 11, much has been said of the challenge “you are either for us or against us.” Although choices are rarely so black and white, those of us responsible for health care are faced with a similar challenge: Either we provide the best patient care possible […]

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Sponsor appreciation

Sponsor appreciation – Association Bulletin The Association acknowledges with thanks the generous contributions of the following companies whose generosity made possible many events and achievements of 2002: ADEC Vancouver, WA Align Technology Santa Clara, CA American Dental Cooperative, Inc. Nashville, TN American Dental Trade Association Alexandria, VA Biotrol International Louisville, KY Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals Canton, […]

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Extraoral x-ray film continues to evolve, improve

Extraoral x-ray film continues to evolve, improve Tony Rostron The technology used for extraoral dental imaging is as old as the discovery of x-rays. Yet today, imaging scientists are still perfecting extraoral radiography. They are finding new ways to improve its diagnostic qualities while, at the same time, reducing radiation exposure levels. To understand how […]

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AGD education-at-a-glance

AGD education-at-a-glance AGD EDUCATION-AT-A-GLANCE Date Clinician Course Course Type # Basic Science – 010 7/17-19 McKenna P33 Participation 7/17 Wakefield L28 Lecture 7/17 Weiner C03 Capsule Clinic 7/18 Crossley L09 Lecture Endodontics – 070 7/17-18 Feller P11 Participation 7/17 Musikant C06 Capsule Clinic 7/18 Ruddle L05 Lecture 7/19 Himel L13 Lecture 7/20 Himel P31 Participation […]