Northeast Component

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The Northeast Component includes the following counties:

Tioga, Lycoming, Union, Snyder, Montour, Northumberland, Bradford, Sullivan, Columbia, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Carbon, Lehigh, Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Northampton.

Component News and Information

BoT Spring Meeting Update


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2nd Annual National Dental Hygiene Month Celebration @ Covington Park Pavilion
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am

Come celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) Saturday October 2, 2021 at Covington Park, Moscow, PA.

Outdoor event: Covered pavillion

Door prizes

Live CPR – space is limited

Live CE – no limit – 2 credits

Park available to all attendees until dusk

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Keystone Dental Health Conference @ Online
Oct 14 – Oct 17 all-day

Northeast Component Courses

Nutrition and the Dentition @ ZOOM
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presented by Angie Yorina, RDH, MS, PHDHP

3 CEUs


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NE Component Baseball Game

Join the NE Component for a Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs vs Sranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders baseball game on September 18th! Families are welcome!
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CE for Judging our PA DH Student Informative Poster Presentations

Now is the time to reserve your spot to be a judge for the Annual Student Informative Poster Presentations! The date is 11-11-21 and they will be presented between 6:30 PM-8:30 PM. They will be held VIRTUALLY through CEZoom (see link below to register for this 2CE credit course) The proceeds from this event will go to the PDHA Scholarships given to a DH student/ RDH graduate. PDHA and the PA Dental Hygiene students THANK YOU for your support!!!

PDHA Public Health- Nursing Home Project

Working with Nursing Home Staff to Improve the Oral Hygiene of Residents. The Public Health Committee of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association (PDHA) has available a CE program for a PA hygienist , who is a current member of the ADHA.

Penn Hy-PAC Lifetime Membership

Now is the time to step up and support PDHA and our Political Action Committee. Morgan Plant, our lobbyist, and the Government Relations Committee, are continually working to advance Dental Hygiene and our scope of practice.

PDHA Scholarship for Further Education

PDHA is proud to offer the PDHA Scholarship for Further Education (formerly called the Clark J. Hollister Scholarship). We are offering this member benefit and thank you for your support for your association and investment in your continued education.

PDHA Leadership Development Retreat

Our Leadership Development Retreat is in the books! PDHA hosted a dynamic session with Dr. Kelly Tanner and the attendees loved this session! All attendees received the book "Leader Shift" by John C. Maxwell and Dr. Tanner led incredible interactive activities for the group. This session was so very valuable to propel attendees to the next level both in and out of the operatory. A big thank you to our sponsors, Premier Dental, ToothShower, Penn College of Technology and Cetylite. One lucky attendee won a ToothShower in a giveaway drawing!

SECTOR 7:  Erin Heap –  representing Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga, and Union Counties

SECTOR 8:  Elizabeth Puzak-Frushon – representing Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties

SECTOR 9:  Cynthia Workman – representing Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Pike Counties

Administrative Chair: Jacey Mitchel, RDH, MS

Public Relations: Lorraine Lockawich RDH, PHDHP, MBA

Govermental Relations / Legislative: Rachel Coffee RDH, MS

Public Health/ Community Outreach: Beth Frushon, RDH, B.S. PHDHP

Continuing Education: Cynthia Staffieri Workman  RDH, BS

Membership: Tiffany Kilpatrick, RDH, BSDH

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REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.