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Give Kids a Smile Day event

The Fortis Scranton Dental Hygiene students hosted it's 8th annual Give Kids a Smile Day event on Saturday February 29, 2020. Approximately 30 children were provided with free exams, prophylaxis, fluoride, radiographs, and sealants. There were 19 dental hygiene students, 5 RDH's and 2 dentists that volunteered their time.

Give Kids a Smile Day event 2020-03-06T13:05:38+00:00

2020 Leadership information

It is hard to believe that the first month of 2020 has come and gone already. Our Board of Trustees held a very productive online Board meeting on February 1st and PDHA is busy with many exciting things! The Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association would also like to thank our Executive Secretary, Margie Mengle, for her decades of service to our organization. We wish Margie the very best for her well-deserved retirement. We are excited to announce that Tiffany Kilpatrick is our Executive Secretary effective January 1, 2020. The new address for Central Office will be 1804 Elmhurst Ave., Jersey Shore, PA 17740, however our email address and phone number will stay the same.

2020 Leadership information 2020-02-18T13:17:04+00:00

ADHA Award applications are now being accepted for the 2020 awards

ADHA’s 2020 Awards Program is a way to honor and recognize our members dedication to the dental hygiene profession (in various aspects of the dental hygiene world: clinical, education, public health, research, etc.). Apply now for your chance to be recognized by your colleagues and receive funding to attend the ADHA’s 2020 Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

ADHA Award applications are now being accepted for the 2020 awards 2020-01-13T15:28:39+00:00

To All Southwest Component Members

The Southwest Component is in the process of organizing its committees and chair positions for the 2020 year. It is searching for any interested members to serve on its various committees and fill two vacant chair positions.

To All Southwest Component Members 2020-01-09T12:21:20+00:00

PDHA Advocacy

PDHA Lobby Day! Legislation is important. It provides a platform for the growth of our scope of practice and a means to protect our license. This is the invisible benefit of membership.

PDHA Advocacy 2020-01-13T14:40:12+00:00

It’s All About Saving Lives – Organ Transplantation, Donation and Recipient Care

Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH
In June of 2018 Tricia will celebrate 40 years as a dental hygienist to share her clinical and educational experiences with her audiences. Her lengthy background in clinical practice along with education has offered her the opportunity to share real-life clinical experiences in her courses for over 25 years.

It’s All About Saving Lives – Organ Transplantation, Donation and Recipient Care 2019-07-22T13:37:58+00:00

Create Your Oral Systemic Center of Excellence

Dr. Charles Whitney founded RHS in 2004. He has been a national leader in the Concierge/DPC movement since 2007. Dr. Whitney served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP) from 2007-2013, and was Vice President 2012-13. AAPP is the national trade organization for concierge medical practices. He served on the steering committee of the Direct Primary Care Coalition from 2013-16. He is currently on the speaker’s bureau of the Bale-Doneen Method of Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention, the program at the core of the RHS approach.

Create Your Oral Systemic Center of Excellence 2019-06-24T17:32:12+00:00

Erie County health department hits road for dental screenings

Five-year-old patient Alex Miller has pictures of his teeth taken by Karen Omniewski, a public health dental hygiene practitioner with the Erie County Department of Health, during a teledentistry visit in Corry last week.

Erie County health department hits road for dental screenings 2019-02-21T15:58:06+00:00