Live at the ADHA Conference Matt chats with ADHD member Laura Vanderwerf who is the current president of the Oregon Dental Hygienists Association. Laura shares her journey in dental hygiene living in various places around the country and working in a unique work setting for a dental support organization. Laura also shares a personal story about donating a kidney to her father and what that experience was like.
- Live From The ADHA 2021 Conference
- Laura’s Background
- On Site Dental
- ADHA’s Impact on Laura’s Career
- OR Dental Conference
- Laura’s Kidney Donation
“I told my husband if I am going back to school I am going to make more money.”
“Most of the meetings I attended were over the phone because I wasn’t close to HQ”
“I wasn’t planning on being President, I was the President Elect.”
“It has been trial by fire.”
“You can’t replace those outside of the meeting room meetings.”
“I need the face-to-face.”
“If I was younger I would do dental therapy.”
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