PDHA is Heading to Harrisburg! Please consider joining us for a Lobby Day on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The PDHA will be advocating for the full utilization of the Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner. The day’s events will begin with a legislative breakfast followed by a press conference in the Main Capitol Rotunda. Participants are also encouraged to schedule individual meetings with their legislators to discuss the current issues. If you are interested in hearing more or joining us, please click on the Contact Us link and let us know to add you to the email list. Your voice matters!
Sealant Saturday events are now underway! Your help is needed for this worthwhile cause. Each year, the PDHA conducts area events where children can receive dental exams, sealants, and fluoride varnishes free-of-charge all over PA. Click on the Public Health link to learn more.
Are you a PHDHP? The PDHA is planning a PHDHP-only conference in 2014!
On April 12th, PHDHPs from all over Pennsylvania will gather in Williamsport at Penn College of Technology. Information was mailed to all PHDHPs in February. Other dental professionals are welcome for the afternoon session. You can download more information here…
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. As the 2013-14 PDHA President, I invite you to take someone’s hand and help in their transition. 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 click here to sign up for our District II update.
Member Only pages: Our members can view the member only pages by using your ADHA ID number as your username and password. Once you are signed in, please go to the forum pages and update your profile, including your email address. This is a great way to ensure you are kept up-to-date on the latest from our organization.
Member Referral Program – Click here to find out how to spread the word about PDHA membership and earn CASH at the same time! Our October 2013 referral drawing winner is…Lisa Maisonet! Lisa, thanks for referring your colleagues to ADHA/PDHA membership – your check is in the mail!