The Officers and Trustees of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association were sworn in at the 9nd Annual Session on November 7, 2015.  We wish our new and returning leaders all the best as they start a brand new year in the dental hygiene organization.  For more information on our current Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association Officers and Trustees, click here.

Upcoming Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association Board of Trustees Meeting Dates:
August 26-28, 2016
April 21-23, 2017
August 25-27, 2017
Held at: Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center; 800 E Park Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17111.  Come and be a part of your state organization’s business meeting.



ADHA’s Annual Session at the Center for Lifelong Learning  Pennsylvania is proud to have been chosen for the 2016 ADHA 93rd CLL/Annual Session!  The destination for the 2016 CLL at the 93rd Annual Session is Pittsburgh, PA and it will be held June 8 – 14, 2016 at the David Lawrence Convention Center.  The Co-Headquarters Hotel will be the Westin Pittsburgh & Omni Pittsburgh. Registration & Housing are open.  Registration starts at $199 Hotel rates begin at $159++ per night.  Click for more information.

The Keystone Dental Health Conference at the 93rd PDHA Annual Session:   This year’s conference is to be held in Lancaster at the Lancaster Marriott November 3-6, 2016.  Save the date and check back for more information.

Website Update:  We recently updated our website’s “Members” section.  Login to create your account today.

Continuing Education Course Transcripts:  A few  course numbers have been changed to be consistent with other sessions given of the same course.  No other information has been changed.  If you have any questions, please contact Central Office:  pdha@verizon.net

Are you concerned about the new Act 31 Child Abuse requirements?  Please log in to your account and click “Hygienists in the Know” to learn all the details!

Take my Hand…..Become a Mentor  Now is YOUR time to step up and share your knowledge and experience with a student ready to graduate and begin a hygiene career. Your support and encouragement will make a difference and be greatly appreciated. This is your chance to pay it forward-take a minute and sign up to be a mentor.  Thank you in advance for reaching out and taking someone’s hand….Laura DeHennis RDH, PHDHP

Want to be informed? A listserv is a quick and easy way to keep you current on professional issues. Your District II Trustee, Jaclyn Gleber, will create a monthly, one-page summary of important dental hygiene challenges and professional activities which will be distributed through email via the ADHA listserv service. Please visit www.adha.org/adha-listserv to sign up for our District II update.

Member Referral Program – Click here to find out how to spread the word about PDHA membership and earn CASH at the same time!

ADHA has recently released a seminal white paper, Transforming Dental Hygiene Education and the Profession for the 21st Century. It offers information and insight into the changes taking place within dental hygiene education and explains why the transformation is needed and what steps are being taken to best position dental hygienists — and ADHA members — to take advantage of future opportunities.  Click to download your copy:

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