news 2018-10-04T17:54:57+00:00

News & Information

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.

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2020 PDHA LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Download Candidate Application and review list of terms, qualifications and some duties of the PDHA officer and positions that will be elected late summer and at this year’s Annual Session to be held November 7-11, 2019.

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.

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.


Tooth shaped flag pins

Our Penn Hy-PAC team has 100 ‘Tooth shape Flag’ pins available for a small donation of $10.00 each. PLEASE purchase and wear your pin ‘Hygienist Proud’. PDHA member leaders will have pins available at your component CE courses this fall and at Annual Session in Valley Forge


Want to be informed?

Want to be informed? A listserv is a quick and easy way to keep you current on professional issues. Your District II Trustee, Donna Hickey, 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.