Dental Hygienists' Association
Congratulations to Ashley Cardoso, Rutgers Senior Student, recipient of Northern Component's 2016 Loretta Rummel Award.
Congratulations to Noora Bayoumi, RDH (Central) winner of the 2016 Westphal Scholarship, presented to a member for degree completion. Click here to read the prize winning essay.
Congratulations to Sandra Berger, RDH, BS(Central), the 2016 winner of the NJDHA Frances D. Fluhr Outstanding Service Award !
Congratulations to Shirley Birenz, RDH, MS (Central) the 2016 winner of the Board of Trustee's Special Award for Service.
Congratulations to Sam Zwetchkenbaum, DMD, the 2016 winner of the award given to a non-RDH for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of the Profession.
From the ADHA 2016 Pittsburgh meeting
Winnie Furnari, RDH, MS, FAADH (Bergen) who received the Educator of the Year Award
Melissa Obratka, RDH, BA (Northern) who received the Master Clincian Award
Gurenlian Leadership Award
NJDHA presents the Gurenlian Leadership Award to a graduate at each of the dental hygiene programs. NJDHA welcome these future leaders to the profession:
Rutgers University on 12.17.15
Rowan College at Burlington County on 4.23.16
Bergen County College on 5.6.16
Middlesex County College on 5.13.16
Camden County College on 5.15.16
Eastern International College on 8.19.16
Congratulations to Lauren Moscogiuri (RCBC), recipient of the Southern-NJDHA 2016 Award for Excellence in Communication
Congratulations to Gia Grillo (CCC), recipient of the Southern-NJDHA 2016 Award for Excellence in Communication
Congratulations to Jaclyn Donovan (MCC 2016 graduate), recipient of Central-NJDHA's 2016 Mara Sculler Award.
Congratulations to Adriana Hakobyan (EIC), recipient of the Bergen-NJDHA Award.
Congratulations to Jodie Heimbach RDH BS (Central), the 2014 winner of the NJDHA Carol King Award for Advancing the Profession of Dental Hygiene !
Congratulations to Winnie Furnari, RDH, MS, FAADH (Bergen) who was awarded the American Academy of Dental Hygiene’s Commitment to Excellence Award at the recent annual session. Winnie was recognized for her dedication to the profession and to AADH.
Congratulations to Gail Vasilenko, RDH, the 2013 winner of the NJDHA Mary Jane Kellogg Dutton Faculty Mentorship Award. Click here to read the Rutgers student chapter's nominating essay.
Advertise and Support NJDHA
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Employment Advertising Order Form
Increase your brand awareness at the Garden State Conference
on 10.28.17 at the Princeton WEstinClick here
to go to the Exhibitors page for the Prospectus & Exhibitor registration form.
What’s Coming Up?
Its Hygiene! Board Review
Lunch sponsored by Limerick Dental and American Eagle
Southern & OCF
Oral Cancer 5K Run/Walk
5.5-6.17 NJ Dental Association annual meeting - Registration open!
BOT Conference Call
Geriatrics Study Club
District 2 Meeting, Stamford CT
IOH Applications Open: Wrigley Community Service Grants
IOH Applications Open: Scholarships
10.27-28.17 Garden State Conference
* Student Networking sponsored by
11.1.17: IOH Applications Open: Rosie Wall Community Spirit grants
11.1.17 IOH Applications Open: Research grants
2.28 - application due
ADHA UYP, Chicago
Last Chance CE
NJDHA History Corner
Reports from time to time
Historian Rhoda Gladstone (Northern)
What were the early years of NJDHA like?
Click here to see an article from December 1958 that reports the beginning of licensing and forming the association.
EIC & NJDHA Sealant Day 4.18.16
NJDHA partnered with Eastern International College Dental Hygiene Program in Jersey City for the re-launch of Sealant Day! This 4.18.16 event saw 29 children from a local school’s 3rd grade class for full preventive care. Events will continue each Fall and Spring. By combining resources, it’s hoped the program can expand to reach more students.
EIC & NJDHA Special Needs Day 10.19.16
On Wednesday 10.19.16,
EIC Senior Students visited
A.Harry Moore Special Needs School.
NJDHA was pleased to assist with
product donations.Students saw 50
special needs children
ages ranging from 4 to 18 years old.
Southern-NJDHA & Oral Cancer Foundation
5K Walk/Run for Awareness
Please Join Us to Give Oral Cancer Awareness a Voice!
Saturday 4.22.17, beginning at 8:30am
Camden County CollegeClick here
to Register, Donate, and See the Prizes!
5.5-6.17 NJ Dental Association Conference & Expo at Newark Liberty Airport Marriott - Registration is open and NJDHA members are invited!
Friday: 2017 NJ Oral Health Coalition Summit,Part of NJ Dental Association Annual Meeting
Click here for More Info on NJOHC Summit
Saturday CE: NJDHA co-sponsored course by Shirley Birenz, RDH, MS (Central) on the "Growth of Health Communication"
Save These Dates! Together We Can Make A Difference!
Gather with your community of RDHs for a stimulating continuing education!
This is a license renewal year; will you have the required 20 CEUs to renew your license & continue working for 2018-2019?
Click here for flyer
NJDHA & NJSPID Shadow Program
Interested in knowing more about any specific periodontal procedure? NJDHA & NJ Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (NJSPID) have allied to bring the free opportunity to you. Contact NJSPID Executive Secretary Dr. Jane Ligums or NJDHA Past President Tina Modi to provide your name, email, township, and the perio procedure of interest. Dr. Jane Ligums will arrange your appointment.
Last Chance CE
4.1.17 - It’s Hygienic Board Review at Camden County College
This is live competition that mirrors the subjects from the National Boards and makes board-review a fun, team building experience! Student teams are coming from CCC, RCBC, MCC, as well as faculty. NJDHA is sponsoring the lunch; we thank American Eagle and Limerick Dental for their participation.
Award season is here!
Awards will be presented 10.28.17 at the Garden State Conference. NJDHA is seeking nominees.
Do you know a member who should be recognized? Nominate by contacting Central Office.
Click here for criteria for Fran Fluhr Outstanding Service Award
Click here for criteria for Carol King Advancing the Profession Award
Applications are being accepted, and the scholarship will be awarded to a licensed dental hygienist member on 10.28.17 at the Garden State Conference. Contact Central Office to apply! Click here for criteria