Education
Bio
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San Francisco State University - MA Education
San Francisco State University - BS Education
University of New Mexico - AS Dental Hygiene
City College of San Francisco - AS Dental Assisting

Academic Experience: 

1993 - Director of Allied Dental Education Programs
Santa Rosa Junior College

1989 - 93 UCSF School of Dentistry
50% Dental Hygiene Dept. / 50% Continuing Dental Education

1988 - 89 University of New Mexico
Division of Dental Programs - Associate Professor
Albuquerque, New Mexico

1986 - 88 University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry
Minneapolis, MN
50% Dental Hygiene Faculty 50% Research Assistant

1980 - 86 University of New Mexico
Division of Dental Programs
Associate Professor
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Board of Directors, Foundation of California Dental Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Office Sterilization & Asepsis Procedures Research Foundation
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ DANB - Chairman, Vice Chair, Director
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Academy of General Dentistry - Approved Continuing Education Provider
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ CA Board of Dental Examiners - Approved Continuing Education Provider
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ California Dental Hygiene Educators Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ American Dental Hygienists Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ American Dental Assistants Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ California Dental Hygienists Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ California Dental Assistants Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Minnesota Dental Hygienists Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ New Mexico Dental Hygienists Association
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ American Veterinary Dental Society
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Ninety Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Los Medicos Voladores - Flying Doctors
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Kids Net - Sonoma County
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Family Action - Sonoma County
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Healthcare for the Homeless - Albuquerque, NM
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Upward Bound - San Francisco
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Give Kids A Smile Day - 3 years
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ PALS (Pets Are Loving Support )
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Pets Lifeline

 

Presentations and Publications: 

Textbook Co-Author - WB Saunders Co. & Elsevier
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Modern Dental Assisting 8th ed. (2005)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Modern Dental Assisting 7th ed. ( 2002)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Modern Dental Assisting 6th Ed. (1999)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Modern Dental Assisting 5th Ed. (1996)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Essentials of Dental Assisting 4th Ed (2007)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Essentials of Dental Assisting 3rd Ed. (2000)
Ѕ█А_К____Л_____┴Ѕ█А_К__ Essentials of Dental Assisting 2nd Ed. (1997)

ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS:

Bird, D., Greig-Wong, Preparation For The California Dental Hygiene Board Examination.
Bird, D., OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Pride Management,
Bird, D., OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, Pride Management
Bird, W.F. & Bird, Doni Wingate. "Dental Public Health" in Preclinical and Clinical Dental Assisting, Fillingham, M. (Ed.), C.V. Mosby, St.
Born, D.O. and Bird, D.W. Identifying Off-Site Training Options for Advanced Training In General Dentistry: Minnesota's Planning Experience. Journal of the Minnesota Dental Association
Bird, D.W., Oral Manifestations of AIDS. Dental Assisting,
Stevens Publishing Co.
 

Much I have learned from my teachers
More from my colleagues
But most I have learned from my students.