ExpiredBreaking the Cycle: Human Trafficking Training for Dental Professionals – By: Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH and An Chih Do, RDH, MEd, MAADH

  • February 10, 2023
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:        Kim Son Restaurant
12750 Southwest Fwy (Fountain)
Stafford, TX 77477
Phone No:  281-242-3500                            

Date:   Friday, February 10, 2023

Time:   5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

 Course Objectives:

  1. The learner will be able to define human trafficking.
  2. The learner will be able to identify signs of human trafficking.
  3. The learner will be able to differentiate between the various types of human trafficking.
  4. The learner will be able to appropriately document and report signs of victimization.
  5. The learner will be able to develop a protocol to identify and respond to human trafficking victims.
  6. The learner will be able to assemble a network of resources for human trafficking victims.


Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH, has been compassionately blazing trails personally and professionally for more than 10 years. As a clinician, educator, author, and champion for public health issues, she inspires industry colleagues with unique stories that include triumph over abuse and discovering her identity as “The Latina RDH.” Celebrated as her family’s first college graduate, Amber holds a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from The University of Texas School of Dentistry She now hosts A Cuento De Dos Higienistas podcast. Amber is a recipient of numerous national and state awards and academic scholarships including being named 2021’s Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Six Dental Hygienists You Want to Know & 2022 Sunstar Award of Distinction recipient. Amber is the co-author of Smiles Por Vida a Spanish & Spanglish not-for-profit children’s dental book. Amber also has a monthly column with RDH Magazine.  A powerful speaker and advocate, Amber is one of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s powerhouse allies for underserved populations. Her leadership has included the influence of oral health public policy in her home state and beyond as she motivates and empowers clinicians through presentations of perseverance and resilience.  Amber is also the founder of Latin RDH, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the Latin dental hygiene community.

An Chih Do, RDH, MEd, MAADH is a speaker that brings impactful and resourceful information to clinicians. An Chih’s background in film and television allows her creativity to expand beyond the operatory and into her presentations. As an immigrant and first-generation student, An Chih knows the impact that education can make. This awareness drives her to empower dental professionals with the tools they need to better care for their patients. Whether An Chih is teaching hands-on laser courses, providing resources for dental professionals to combat human trafficking, or educating on appropriate language to use with pediatric patients, An Chih always delivers an informative but captivating program.

The Pediatric RDH is not just a speaker, mother, and operations manager. She is also an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She is the Immediate Past President of the Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association and Speaker of the House for the Texas Dental Hygienists’ Association. She also served as a District IX delegate and was appointed to ADHA’s 2021-2022 IDEA committee. The do-all-things dental hygienist is also a mother of two young boys and a wife.

Meeting Schedule:

Registration:   5:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Lecture I:         5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Dinner:            6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Lecture II:        7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Menu:             3 Course Dinner
*Vegetarian Options Available

Parking:          Complimentary

                                                            REGISTRATION FORM                                                            

JUNE 2023 MEETING                          3 CE HRS                                 AGD CODES 550

Registration Deadline:  February 1, 2023

 Registration Fee:         Members/Guests $90            Residents/D4 Students $30               Non-Members $180      

On-site Fee:                 Members/Guests $110          Residents/D4 Students $50               Non-Members $200  

Event Location


Venue Phone: 281-242-3500

12750 Southwest Frwy (Fountain), Stafford, TX, US, 77477

12750 Southwest Frwy (Fountain) Stafford, TX  77477 Phone No:  281-242-3500