HCO 1369

We are asking for your support of HCO 1369. This piece of legislation is being put forth by Representative Mindy Fee and Representative Joanna E. McClinton with eleven other co-sponsors regarding the expansion of the PHDHP into school settings to provide screenings. Please locate and contact your Representatives at: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/ and encourage them to join Rep. Fee and Rep. McClinton by becoming a co-sponsor. This is a bi-partisan effort which also has the support of the PDA and the AGD.

HCO 1369 2019-03-19T14:35:35+00:00

Put Your Purple On! 

Have you heard the news? ADHA has partnered with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to bring you the Put Your Purple On! campaign! We’re joining CDHA in observing April as Oral Health Month and celebrating National Dental Hygienists Week April 6-12. 

Put Your Purple On!  2019-03-11T17:44:16+00:00

PDHA Advocacy/Rally Day 2019

The PDHA Advocacy/Rally Day 2019 in Harrisburg has been postponed until September. Please be advised, due to scheduling changes dates discussed for May 21st and June 4th are no longer being considered. Please check back later for further information – new date, time, meeting place.

PDHA Advocacy/Rally Day 2019 2019-03-04T14:25:22+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

CPR Recertification

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Northwest Component of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association will be conducting a CPR recertification.


CPR Recertification 2019-02-13T16:23:11+00:00

Registering for continuing education courses now will be ONLINE with CE ZOOM

Now is the time to set up your cezoom account profile. By the end of January, there will be three courses hosted by your North East Component – Sector 9


Registering for continuing education courses now will be ONLINE with CE ZOOM 2019-01-29T17:05:34+00:00

Sealant Saturday

FEBRUARY 13 - Sealant Saturday — St. Joe’s Dental Clinic of Penn State Health System | 6th & Walnut Streets in Reading, PA 19601



Sealant Saturday 2019-02-06T16:30:24+00:00

Public Health for the RDH: Past, Present and Future

Karen Omniewski RDH, PHDHP, MS, a long standing member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), tells us the story of how she began her career as a clinical Dental Hygienist over forty years ago.


Public Health for the RDH: Past, Present and Future 2018-12-18T18:40:50+00:00

Winter 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

Please join us for the PDHA Winter 2019 Board of Trustees on-line meeting Sunday, February 10, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. For more information on how to join the meeting, contact Margie at pdha@outlook.com


Winter 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting 2018-12-17T17:26:11+00:00

Name Badges

Anyone who would like to order a name badge with magnetic back and ADHA logo, please send your name and credential info to Laura DeHennis at lauradeh@yahoo.com


Name Badges 2018-11-19T17:43:30+00:00