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Dental assistants recognition week.

Although The Dental Assistant Journal highlighted a number of Dental Assistants Recognition Week celebrations in the last issue, even more practices have come forward to share their celebrations, held during the first week of March. The 2017 celebration theme, "Patient focused with passion and purpose," acknowledges the growing importance of dentistry's role in health care and the responsibilities of dental assistants.

Dental Assistant Instructor Jeannine Carreiro and her dental assisting students from Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, put together plates of cookies baked by their culinary arts program and delivered them to the co-op offices that employ the students.

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The IntelliTec Colleges Dental Assistant program visited the local Head Start preschool to teach

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The Neighborhood Services Organization of Oklahoma City offers a low-cost dental clinic to the residents of Oklahoma City and surrounding areas. The NSO recognized four dental assistants, featuring them in social media and

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In recognition of the dental assistants who mentor students during clinical rotation, the dental assisting students of San Diego Mesa College wrote notes of appreciation and presented gift baskets to the dental assistants of three offices, which were randomly selected.

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Title Annotation:NEWS BRIEFS
Publication:The Dental Assistant
Date:May 1, 2017
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