On this week’s podcast, Matt continues his chat with Laurie Clark, RDH, AP, BADH about her work as a dental hygienist at Dignity Health in Arizona. Listen in as she shares her experience working in a primary care setting and being part of the medical team. Plus, Matt reflects on his time at the ADHA Annual Conference in Phoenix and announces an exciting ADHA staff update about a familiar face who will be joining the team as the new Director of Education and Research.
- Takeaways from Annual Conference
- ADHA Updates
- Laurie’s Background
“When I got into private practice I realized after a year that I really didn’t like what I was doing.”
“I realized I loved children and I went to the yellow pages and started looking at pediatric patient practices.”
“I got the job and I worked for a very very busy pedo practice.”
“When the dental hygienists would go on vacation I would get to fill their spot.”
“I got to hone in on my management and my clinical skills.”
“I love hearing when employers invest in employees.”
“I thought I was going to be a nurse but it was too hard on my heart strings.”
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