Let’s change the narrative here a bit. I think we all need this reminder. Registered Dental Hygienists are the infection control experts of the dental team. So many private practices have us named as the official OSHA coordinator. We are highly trained specialists of prevention. We offer a detail oriented and thorough analysis to the … Continue reading What Do Dental Hygienists Do During a Global Pandemic?
Oral Health America kicked off their national #FallForSmiles campaign with Advocacy Week in Washington, DC October 1st through 5th. Oral Health advocates from all over the nation showed up virtually and in person to align their efforts and meet with their members of congress. The event had sponsorship from great partners like 3M and Glaxo … Continue reading Leveraging Partnerships to Impact Change. Open Your Mouth: Oral Health is Health!
RDH on a mission spotlight Mary Ann Burch
In January of 2017, I went to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on a mission trip. Our team of 35 was a diverse group of professionals who brought medical, dental, vision and pharmacy skills to a community of impoverished and neglected people. Going to a third-world country is difficult to describe; the magnitude a trip like this can … Continue reading Missions Abroad: How to Find Outreach Opportunities