She is both a Fellow of the ADAA and a Certified Dental Assistant
. She is the recipient of the Helen Searles Award for Clinical Excellence, a member of the Advisory Committee for Dental Assisting of the Community College of Rhode Island and has served as President of the Bristol Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
With the new amendment, the CDA would receive a Nevada Certificate of Registration as a certified dental assistant
Problem Statement: To address the oral health access crisis, the State of Maine has enacted independent practice dental hygiene, public health supervision, expanded function dental auxiliary (EFDA) for registered dental hygienists and Dental Assisting National Board Certified Dental Assistants
(CDAs), and most recently the dental hygiene therapist (DHT).
'The mean wage of certified dental assistants
in 2016 was $18.09 per hour, with a mean annual salary of $37,630.
Sherwood Dental has friendly and certified dental assistants
who have extreme patience complimenting Julian's winning personality.
According to the Ohio State Dental Board, to be eligible for the program, students must be certified dental assistants
or registered dental hygienists.
ADA's solution--creating OPAs and CDHCs--seeks to increase access to oral health care by creating two new dental team members who possess expanded work capacities of certified dental assistants
Dentists, dental hygienists, certified dental assistants
, physicians, nurses and anyone who qualifies by completing department training may screen.
Certified dental assistants
could qualify as "community dental health coordinators" following board-approved education.