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The 2013 NMDA Legislative Day

Friday February 15, 2013 Inn of Governors 101 W. Alameda, Santa Fe, NM. 87501 Agenda Hotel info Registration Form RSVP by e-mail, fax or phone to: narenas@nmdental.org (505) 294-9958 or (505) 294-1368

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ADA Officers, Trustees Installed

Dr. Ronald L. Tankersley of Newport News, Va., was installed Oct. 6 as the ADA’s 146th president during the 2009 meeting of the House of Delegates at annual session in Honolulu. ADA Officers, Trustees Installed October 06, 2009 By James Berry “My responsibility this year is to represent you, promote your policies and facilitate your [...]

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1,800 Attendees at the 103rd NMDA Annual Session

The New Mexico Dental Association’s 103rd Annual Convention was held in Albuquerque June 13-16, with over 1800 attendees visiting the nearly 100 vendors in the exhibit hall, attending Continuing Education courses and networking with colleagues in the dental profession. 37 national and local speakers informed attendees over the three days.  Some of the most anticipated [...]

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The New Mexico Dental Association Elects New Officers

Roswell’s Moran assumes presidency of the state’s leading oral health voice The New Mexico Dental Association Elects New Officers For immediate release:                                                                                                      contact: Michael Moxey June 22, 2012                                                                                                               o: 505-294-1368     c: 505-259-3048 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The New Mexico Dental Association (NMDA), the state’s leading voice on oral health, elected new officers at their 103rd Annual Session, [...]

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A Mission that Brings a Bright Smile

Las Cruces Sun News Opinion Page, March 13, 2012 Our View: A Mission that Brings a Bright Smile The Las Cruces Convention Center was converted into a massive free dental clinic for two days earlier this month, and it truly something to smile about. With equal parts compassion, efficiency and professional competence, the Mission of [...]

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25th Annual American Indian Day

The New Mexico Dental Association participated in the 25th Annual American Indian Day at the Legislature in Santa Fe, Friday, February 3rd. Our team of Communications Director Michael Moxey, ADDS Executive Director/ NMDA-Associate Director of Membership (and member of the Diné Nation) Kansas Begaye and Native American Consultant (and Sandia Pueblo member) Stephine Poston spoke [...]

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New Mexico Mission of Mercy- Las Cruces (Sun-News)

On January 4th, the Las Cruces Sun-News ran an editorial from New Mexico Mission of Mercy Chairman Dr. Martin H. Poel, DMD, asking for volunteers to assist with this year’s event. Here is the letter, and the link to the web edition of the Sun-News (http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-opinion/ci_19665741). To volunteer for NM MOM, coming up in March, [...]

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NMDA Welcomes Michael Moxey to Post as Director of Communications and Government Advocacy

For Immediate Release: Contact: Michael Moxey November 7, 2011 505-294-1368 The New Mexico Dental Association Welcomes Michael Moxey to Post as Director of Communications and Government Advocacy Albuquerque- The New Mexico Dental Association (NMDA) is proud to welcome the addition of Michael Moxey as Director of Communications and Government Advocacy. Thanks to a grant from [...]

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Oral Health for all of Indian Country

By: Kevin Earle, Aug 17, 2011, Indian Country Today Media Network Recent postings at Indian Country Today Media Network have highlighted roadblocks that stand in the way of many Native Americans receiving quality oral health care. It is apparent that there is a need for better education about oral health, tribal outreach and the coordination [...]

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Outreach to Indians Article

Albuquerque Journal By: Amanda Schoenberg/Journal Staff writer on Monday, Aug 15, 2011 As children, Lisa Antonio of Laguna Pueblo and Raelene Zospah, who is Navajo, remember visiting Indian Health Service hospitals with their worried grandmothers. “I always saw her get nervous, and she would hold my mom’s hand,” says Antonio. Those early experiences with what [...]

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