One word to describe my experience attending ADHA's Center for Lifelong Learning Conference in Nashville, TN….WOW!!
If you have never attended ADHA's Annual Session, you should consider going. My favorite part of the experience was meeting so many bright, accomplished and amazing professionals. Hygienists across this country are breaking down barriers, creating new norms and accomplishing great things. It truly is an exciting time to be a dental hygienist!
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Name: Sarah Borsdorf
Residence: LeClaire, IA
Family: Husband, John, and daughter Jacqueline
How I got interested in dental hygiene: I have always had an interest in the health field and had pleasant experiences when going to the dentist. When I started researching career paths while doing a project in high school, my dad told me to find a job that was “warm in the winter, cool in the summer and you don’t have to work weekends.” At the time, dental hygiene fit that bill!
My favorite dental hygiene instrument: The PDT Montana Jack
Changes to dental hygiene practice: I value the comprehensive dental experience patients have at well-rounded dental offices. The inclusion of everything from a thorough medical history review and blood pressure check; custom dental hygiene treatment; hard and soft tissue exam; explanation of treatment needs and options; and financial coordination makes for a well-cared for and loyal patient. Of course, teamwork throughout the dental office where each member works to their level of education and expertise makes the whole thing work!
Memorable dental hygiene moment: Throughout my career as a dental hygienist, I have had the opportunity to work and grow with many great dental hygienists, dental assistants and dentists and built a client base of wonderful loyal patients.
Do You Know What IDHA Does For YOU?
- Networking with other hygienists who become YOUR lifelong friends!
- Employment opportunities
- Discounts on nationwide professional and personal services
- Professional Development and Quality CE Courses
- A Lobbyist that attends all meetings on YOUR behalf in Des Moines and Washington DC
How much does all of this cost YOU?
- 3 pair of boots or heels, OR
- 2 cut and colors, OR
- 2 months of your cell phone plan, OR
- You can sustain the generations of hard work IDHA has accomplished....for YOU
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