The American Dental Assistants Association is calling for nominations for officers/trustees
Nominations Deadline: June 30
Do you or someone you know demonstrate leadership and great communication skills in the field of dental assisting?
Nominations are due on June 30. Nominee must be an active ADAA member.
Click to print/download application or visit http://www.dentalassistant.org/forms.htm http://www.dentalassistant.org/forms.htm.
Second District Trustee – serving NY, NJ, PA
Third District Trustee – serving DE, DFC, MD, OH, VA, WV
Sixth District Trustee – serving IL, IN, MI
Ninth District Trustee – serving AR, LA, OK, TX
The elected officer/trustee must be available to be installed at the President's Gala on Thursday, Oct 13, at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Click to print/download application or visit http://www.dentalassistant.org/forms.htm.
For more information on position/duties, contact ADAA Central Office. More
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Untreated gum disease can easily lead to stroke and heart attack
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Studies have suggested that people suffering from periodontal disease are twice as much likely to be exposed to heart attacks and strokes, than people who have healthy gums. Researches also show that people, who already struggle with an existing heart disease, are very easily developing periodontal diseases. This is why it is very important to inform your dentist about your heart condition. More
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