Hey y’all!
We are excited to celebrate the holidays together December 5th 6:30PM-9PM at The Wheel – Austin. Dental Auxiliary Services – Austin will be providing the first 25 members that RSVP two drink tickets to enjoy a holiday beverage. We still have spots!

Also, don’t forget your donation of a winter coat for our 2019 Winter Coat Drive! The Wheel Holiday Party .jpgdasa_logo.jpg

Employment Opportunity

Part-Time Hygienist Wanted

Sweta Tailor, DDS PLLC
4105 Medical Parkway, Suite 100.  Austin TX 78756
Looking for an awesome dental hygienist to join our amazing team!
We are a group of teeth-loving individuals dedicated to providing the best dental care possible for our patients. Our focus is on prevention and education. The right candidate must be friendly, professional and a team-player. This is a part-time position, days are flexible. No evenings or weekends.
Please apply with a resume, a list of references and expected hourly compensation.
Contact Sweta Tailor, DDS at

October CE – Dental Public Health Is Bigger In Texas: Is It For You?

Speakers Dr Rhonda Stokley, DDS & Sandy Tesch, RDH, MSHP

Come hear about what your state dental public health prevention program does for Texans and how you as a professional partner can contribute.  Learn how state-level statistics are captured and how Texas measures up to other  state and national comparative data. The session will discuss the multiple roles dental hygienists play in public health settings and how collaboration is
essential for increasing oral health awareness.




2019 Holiday Party

Our Holiday Party this year takes place at The Wheel where we’ll have 2 drink tickets to the first 25 members that RSVP courtesy of Dental Auxiliary Service – Austin




Become a Delegate

TDHA Annual Session takes place February 6th – 9th 2020. Delegates contribute to TDHA decision-making and are offered a free ticket Annual Session, CE’s and hotel costs!

Email Lindsay with your interest!


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November 9th has a couple community events to attend! Check out our community page for more details.


Happy National Tooth Fairy Day! 

National Tooth Fairy Day is celebrated twice annually to remind children of the importance of healthy teeth. As dental hygienists, part of our job is educating our youngest patients that good oral care can go a long way and it is best to start healthy habits early on. Educating our patients’ parents is equally important. It’s often not enough to tell your child to “go brush your teeth.” Checking the child’s brushing technique is good practice and necessary to avoid caries. Here is some great tips to provide parents on how to check their child’s teeth and a printable coloring page of the tooth fairy for the kids to enjoy!

tooth fairy coloring page

Lift the Lip Poster



September CE (2 CEUs)

“What are the Roles of Dental Hygienists in the Treatment of Our Patients with Head and Neck Cancer?”

September 17, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
2 CEUs

Location: Highland Business Center Room 201
*Overflow parking is permitted at the Holiday Inn next door. 

Sponsored by Patterson Dental

Speaker Carl F. Driscoll, DMD
Program Director, Professor, Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Course Description: The National Cancer Institute predicts that there will be approximately 48,000 new patients with oral and/or pharyngeal cancer this year. Your patients will be included in this number. Various treatment modalities that dentists can provide will be shown via multiple clinical reports of the devastation resulting from the benign to the malignant cancer therapies. Appropriate discussion will ensue to cater to patients currently in your practice as many of our patients and office personnel are not aware of what is available to them. This clinical presentation (no histological slides) is suitable for general dentists, prosthodontists, periodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, laboratory technicians, hygienists and assistants.

Course objectives: 

  1. Learn the various stages that your patients may go through when faced with the diagnosis of cancer.
  2. Learn methods using common dental supplies that are used to treat the dental cancer patients.
  3. Learn avenues of treatment and appropriate referrals to those health care providers with the skills to treat the more complex patients.
  4. Learn to realize the dental team must play an integral role in the treatment of the cancer patient.

Speaker bio: Dr. Carl F. Driscoll currently serves as a Professor at the University of Maryland Dental School and was the Director of the Prosthodontic Residency for 21 years. He also served in the same capacity at Walter Reed Army medical Center for three years prior to being at Maryland. Dr. Driscoll retired from the U.S. Army after twenty years of service. He is especially proud of being one of very few dental officers selected for Below the Zone (early) promotion to the rank of Colonel. Dr. Driscoll is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and the Academy of Prosthodontics. Dr. Driscoll has served as President of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and as President of the ACP. He has been awarded both the Garner-Staffanou and Moulton Awards from the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and was recently named the ACP’s Educator of the Year. Dr. Driscoll has given over 450 presentations nationally and internationally to study clubs, dental schools, residencies and at major prosthodontics meetings. His lectures are praised by attendees for the quality of the information and for the humor that he injects. He has authored over 75 publications and under his guidance, his residents have won many research awards. In addition, he is in private practice in Bethesda, MD.Screen Shot 2019-07-31 at 3.55.40 PM

RSVP today!