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Executive Director's Update - 9/26/2019
This Week's Top Stories
    E-Prescribing Deadline Looms

Last week we learned that Walmart will begin requiring electronic prescriptions for Schedule II narcotics nationwide, starting in January. In addition, Arizona State law will mandate the use of E-prescribing as of January 1, with no exceptions. Don`t get caught short.

    Women dentists, join us for a CE/soiree on Oct 22 at Seasons 52

Women in Dentistry—the inspiring and supportive community is back on Tuesday, October 22. This event features a dentist speaker you probably know and respect.

AzDA Fall Conference
    Get resources on Direct Primary Care Law

AzDA, with the assistance of the ADA Center for Professional Success, has developed an exclusive and comprehensive resource page for members considering a direct primary care program in their office, including an Excel calculator and a sample contract template that includes all new language required under Arizona law.

    Send your DAs to this course. They learn and they love it

AzDA`s "Temps and Beyond" course, next Sat., Oct 5 is for dental assistants only. It`s hands-on, practical training they can use immediately. Oh, and there are only four seats left.

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    BODEX seeks applicants for Chief Investigator post

The Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners (BODEX) is seeking a full time Dental Investigator. Get the details here.

    If you could connect with AzDA members who shared your hobbies, would you?

If you could use technology to connect (and be connected) with other AzDA member dentists who shared your appreciation for photography, sky diving, cooking, martial arts, skiing, or anything in between, would you? We want your feedback. 

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    Poker Face or Open Book: CADS Annual Meeting, Friday October 4

• Do you have communication problems with your dental team members, patients, or your significant other?
• Do you feel like your dental team doesn’t understand what you want?
• Do you have drama in your office because someone failed to communicate effectively?
• Does your spouse/significant other say that you do not listen and that you need to explain yourself better?

CADS President, Dr. Ann Hammi Blue, shares why you should make it to the upcoming CADS Annual meeting.

    Implant tooth talks (3 of them). Featured course at Fall Conference

Fall Conference (Nov 1-2) course highlight: All-On-Four Dental Implant Full Arch Rehabilitation; The Business of Dental Implants; Risk Management for the Implant and Non-implant Dental Professional

ADA New Find-a-Dentist
    Save the Date to Give Back

You don’t want to miss these charitable service opportunities in your community!  Bring your whole Team!

CE & Events
Date CE/Event Location
 10/22/2019 Women in Dentistry Dinner and Course Phoenix
 10/25/2019 Special Olympics Special Smiles - Swimming Goodyear
 10/26/2019 Special Olympics Special Smiles - Bocce/Softball Peoria
 11/1/2019 AzDA Fall Conference Flagstaff
 11/7/2019 SADS: Disrupting Dentistry: Why Things Change & Why They Don`t Tucson
 11/7/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 11/8/2019 Risk Management Scottsdale
 11/21/2019 Special Olympics Special Smiles Yuma Yuma
 12/12/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 12/31/2019 Tax Credit Scottsdale
 12/31/2019 Give Kids A Smile CE Test Scottsdale
 1/18/2020 Why are they happier AND making more than me? How a dentist evaluates dental team members. Scottsdale
 1/31/2020 All Together Now: The Oral Systemic Connection Scottsdale
 3/20/2020 Special Olympics Special Smiles Yuma Yuma
 4/2/2020 Western Regional Dental Experience Glendale
 Online CECombating Caries with Silver Diamine Fluoride (Part 1)
 Online CECombating Caries with Silver Diamine Fluoride (Part 2)
 Online CEHPV and Oral Cancer
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