APDH job posting – Dignity Health

Dental Hygienist- Registered LOCATION: Chandler Regional Medical Center FACILITY: Chandler Regional Hospital DEPARTMENT: Community Health (Grant Funded) SHIFT: 8HOUR, Day EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part Time w/o Benefits HRS PER PAY PERIOD: 18 JOB ID: 1700006358 Provide services for the Dignity Health Children’s Dental Clinic and Community Screening program including, but not limited to, clinical dental hygiene […]

HB2442 & SB1362 Passed!

Both our bills have passed their first hurdle. It is possible that both will be heard again next week: SB1362 on the floor of the Senate (COW,Committee of the Whole) and HB2442 in House Appropriations where it will meet a great challenge! We’ll keep you posted . . .

RDH Recognized providers w/United Healthcare

Great news! Today one of our efforts at United Healthcare Community Plan has been completed for recognizing dental hygienists as providers that can be credentialed and contracted with health plans for reimbursement. Registered dental hygienists can now use the national CAQH application systems to initiate credentialing and contracting with health plans in the same way […]

Legislature should say yes to providing emergency dental care via AHCCCS

The Arizona Republic | Page A18Friday, 27 January 2017 Bookmark and Share Putting a smile on Arizonans’ faces Legislature should say yes to providing emergency dental care via AHCCCS Your mouth. It does more than get you into trouble at work. Your mouth is the door to your body. Left untreated, a rotten tooth can […]

Asst. Clinical Professor, NAU Dental Hygiene

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  The Dental Hygiene Department in the College of Health and Human Services at Northern Arizona University seeks applications for an Assistant Clinical Professor position, for directing students in a clinical educational experience on the Hopi reservation. The position responsibilities include some […]

D4346 Quick Guide

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For all you stressed out hygienists…learn to breathe

Learn to Relax Your Breathing One of the best, and simplest, ways to calm your nerves when you’re feeling tense or anxious is to practice more mindful breathing. Deep breathing activates your parasympathetic nervous system, which induces the relaxation response. There are many different breathing practices that you can try, but here, I’m going to […]

Health Buzz: Worst Halloween Candies for Teeth

Watch out for these three candies. (GETTY IMAGES) Oh, Halloween – that time-honored holiday complete with enough candy to last a year. But the spookiest scare of Oct. 31 isn’t ghosts or goblins – it’s tooth decay. To get the lowdown on just how scary those sugary treats are for kid and grownup teeth alike, […]