Home Authors Posts by Mandy Macachor, RDH

Mandy Macachor, RDH

Mandy Macachor, RDH
Mandy Macachor, RDH, is a practicing clinician in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with experience in cosmetic and general practices. Mandy is licensed to administer local anesthetic, nitrous oxide and utilize laser technologies. In addition to being the lead dental hygienist within her practice, she also assists with all social media branding for the office. She was the president of her alma mater Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association and is a current member of ADHA. She recently was honored to be a recipient of Today’s RDH Honor Awards 2019. Mandy is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in Allied Health at Northern Arizona University with expected graduation in May of 2020. Mandy has a passion for dental mission work and has participated in local charities such as Mission of Mercy and Team Smiles; more recently she’s an active volunteer for The Rise Above Cebu Foundation located in the Philippines.

Radiation Protection: Ensuring Low Risks with Dental Exposures

Substantial evidence demonstrates a significant increase in the use of medical imaging. Computerized tomography and ionizing radiation imaging have improved medicine and dentistry in many ways. The ability to use digital imaging has eliminated many invasive exploratory procedures. Medical professionals can more easily diagnose many conditions and diseases. A statement by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) declared, “The...

Dental Hygiene CE: 5 Options for Expanding Professional Knowledge

It doesn’t have to be a mentally draining process to obtain continuing education credits. The evolution of technology within our dental careers has allowed for easier access to continuing education opportunities, including blended learning experiences. Many states allow dental hygienists to receive CE via reading, online education, and home-study platforms. Live seminars remain an excellent way to enhance your knowledge...