Final ADHA podcast of 2021! We’re closing the year as the best-for-last conversation continues with ADHA President, Sharlee Burch, RDH, MPH, EdD. Part two includes more highlights from the year as well as a look ahead at some anticipated initiatives and events including our focus on Diversity, … [Read more...] about Year in Review with ADHA President, Sharlee Burch, RDH, MPH, EdD Part 2
Up next, Matt chats with Ryan Rutar, RDH, MAM, BS, BA the CEO and CoFounder of Pearly White Prevention. Don’t miss this important conversation about LGBTQ+ History Month and how we can better communicate with patients to ensure we are creating an inclusive environment for our patients and … [Read more...] about Celebrating LGBTQ+ Month
This week, Matt discusses the importance of including an oral health benefit in Medicare and what ADHA is doing to help make it happen. Joining the conversation, Matt’s esteemed guests include Vice President for Grant Making at Care Quest institute, Dr. Michael Monopoli, DMD, MPH, MS, FACD; … [Read more...] about Putting Teeth into Medicare
Spend time with multi-talented RDH Amber Lovatos BSDH, RDH. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Matt Crespin discusses her children’s book about oral health called Smiles Por Vida. She also updates listeners on the progress she’s making in her mobile program as a result of receiving an ADHA IOH … [Read more...] about Meet RDH, Author and IOH Grant Recipient Amber Lovatos BSDH, RDH
Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the US today. CDC’sTips from Former Smokers® campaign highlights real stories of real people living with smoking-related disease, including oral disease. In this episode, you’ll learn more about Tips and how dental hygiene … [Read more...] about CDC Tips® Partners with ADHA to Help Patients Quit Smoking
This week Matt chats with Tia S. Meyer, RDH about her journey in dental hygiene and her role as a leader within a DSO in South Dakota and Nebraska. They discuss implications of the term “non-traditional,” and the importance of redefining its meaning and prioritizing inclusion in our profession. Matt … [Read more...] about What does “non-traditional” really mean?
Did you know podiatry and oral health are closely connected? This week Matt chats with Dr. Elizabeth Sanders DPM, AACFAS, DABPM and Katrina Sanders, RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF about their collaborative efforts to educate the dental and medical community this very topic! Learn what inspires their work and … [Read more...] about Putting your Foot in Your Mouth
This week Matt is joined by Stephanie Botts, RDH, BSDH, CEAS about the prevalence of pain in dental hygiene and what we can do inside and outside the operatory to feel better and ensure career longevity. Stephanie is a certified ergonomics specialist with a passion for helping the oral health … [Read more...] about Pain-free Practice is Possible