ADA President Visits Capitol Hill

Executive Director's Update - 3/20/2019
This Week's Top Stories
    Legislators hear latest data on links between periodontal disease and pregnancy complications

Two Senate Committee hearings, one Senate floor vote, and two House of Represenatives Committee votes are now under our belt. A comprehensive dental benefit for pregnant mothers under AHCCCS took a step closer to reality this week...
 

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    AzDA`s new member benefit being revealed on April 4

Intrigued about what AzDA`s new benefit is going to be? If you`re attending WRDE (April 4-6), you`ll be the first to know...

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ADA New Find-a-Dentist
    Dental Anesthesia is now a specialty!

Dental Anesthesiology becomes the tenth dental specialty recognized by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards.

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    ALERT: Dental assistant applicant with criminal record

Unlicensed practice and felony assult??? Yikes!  We urge you to Google the names of any applicants that you get and make sure that you conduct appropriate background checks...

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AzDA Concierge
    Direct Primary Care legislation moves toward passage

SB1105 will authorize dentists and other primary care providers to offer "Direct Primary Care Plans" in their practice, and provide a "safe harbor" from state insurance regulations...

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    Are you frustrated with Third-party payers? Live Facebook event, Friday, March 22

Your Top Five Questions on Dental Benefit Issues Answered on an ADA Facebook Live Event tomorrow....

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Darby SmartScramble
    Need a break from taxes? Still time to get a tax credit with a donation to ADF

If you're filing your taxes in Arizona, check out the Charitable Tax Credit and donate tothe Arizona Dental Foundation. When you give, you get—and everybody smiles!

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    Get Your Game On and Give Back

Whatever sport makes you a fanatic, this is the season to suit up your team to help out with TeamSmile Cardinals or the Special Olympics Special Smiles Spring Games.  Get the details here...

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Bank-of-Arizona
    Ah Spring - - take a walk in the Zoo and raise money for Oral Cancer Awareness.

Why sit around when it’s the best time to enjoy the action out of doors.

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CE & Events
Date CE/Event Location
 3/30/2019 Arizona Oral Cancer Walk Phoenix
 4/4/2019 Western Regional Dental Experience Glendale
 4/12/2019 Darby Dental SmartScramble Paradise Valley
 4/13/2019 TeamSmile Cardinals/GKAS Phoenix Phoenix
 4/15/2019 Tax Credit Scottsdale
 4/15/2019 Give Kids A Smile CE Test Scottsdale
 4/27/2019 Oral Radiography Review for Dental Assistants Scottsdale
 5/3/2019 Chemical Dependency for Dental Offices Scottsdale
 5/3/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 5/3/2019 Special Olympics Special Smiles Summer Games Glendale
 5/9/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 5/10/2019 Intersecting Dental Ethics and the Law Scottsdale
 5/17/2019 Intersecting Dental Ethics and the Law(Sold Out) Scottsdale
 5/17/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 6/7/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 6/7/2019 Intersecting Dental Ethics and the Law Scottsdale
 6/13/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 6/14/2019 Chemical Dependency for Dental Offices Scottsdale
 6/21/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 6/21/2019 Infection Prevention and Governmental Requirements Made Easy Scottsdale
 6/22/2019 Give Kids a Smile Rio Salado Tempe
 8/15/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 9/19/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 9/27/2019 Medical Emergencies for the Dental Office Scottsdale
 10/10/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 10/12/2019 Oral Radiography Review for Dental Assistants Flagstaff
 11/7/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 12/12/2019 CPR Certification / Recertification Scottsdale
 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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