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About LCDS

Lane County Dental Society is a component society of the Oregon Dental Association and the American Dental Association. LCDS provides continuing dental education programs for our member dentists and their staff. Our CE programming provides our members access to the latest developments in dental science and technology through guest lectures and presentations. CE programs cover a range of topics from infection control and medical emergencies to cultural competency and record keeping. 

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CE Program: Medical Emergencies

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Volunteers Needed

Lane County Public Health requests that dentists who are certified to administer vaccinations volunteer at an upcoming mass vaccination clinic and assist with the C19 vaccination effort. 

Qualifying dentists and other health professionals interested in volunteering with the vaccination effort are encouraged to sign up through the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR). SERV-OR is Oregon’s roster of licensed physicians, nurses, pharmacists, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), behavioral health providers, respiratory therapists and others who have registered to volunteer in response to local, state, and/or federal emergencies.

Understaffed and ready to hire, dentists face applicant shortages as they emerge from COVID-19 pandemic

  • ADA News
HPI data show more than 80% of hiring dentists find hygienist, assistant recruitment extremely or very challenging
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Rebecca De La Rosa, D.D.S., prided herself on having a tenured dental team.

But after losing two hygienists and an expanded-function assistant at the height of the pandemic — all of whom had been working for her for nearly 20 years — she has seen a limited number of job applicants and a revolving door of hires who have not lasted at her practice.

Read the full article:  Understaffed and ready to hire, dentists face applicant shortages as they emerge from COVID-19 pandemic

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