Dental Hygienists' Association
What’s Coming Up?
7.11.21 NJDHA BOT Conference Call
Scholarship Apps Open - 2.1.22 due
10.22.21 NJDHA BOT Meeting
Applications Community Service Grants open, due 2.28.22
Applications Open: Research grants; due 3.31.22
During this uncertain time of trying to navigate dentistry through a pandemic, we have seen many New Jersey dental hygienists that have become leaders and advocates for our profession!
We love and embrace this enthusiasm, and would love for you to apply your passions in moving our profession forward by joining the NJDHA team!
If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit the ADHA
membership page and you will automatically be enrolled in the NJDHA.
If you are already a member and interested in playing an active role in either our state or component activity, please email our central office
for more information!
NJDHA at ADHA's 2019 Annual Conference:
NJDHA'S 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Veterans Smile Day Foundation
Free Veteran Dental Care
Look out for 2021 information!!
Pictures from Veterans Day 2019:
3 CE Modules of Interest to RDHs!
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM), in partnership with the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM), and through a HRSA Dental Workforce Grant awarded to the New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH), is now offering, for free, three one-hour courses for dental professionals (dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants), providing standardized, evidence-based opioid addiction prevention education.
The modules are developed to train and inform dentists, dental specialists, and dental professionals on best practices in opioid prescribing in accordance with New Jersey laws and CDC guidelines; common pain medications; and common pain management strategies and instruction on how to refer dental patients to medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
The courses will be available in enduring online videos beginning Friday, May 29, 2020.
Please click on the below links for more information, and to register now (it is open):
Module I: Best Practices for Prescribing Opioids Using New Jersey and CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
Module II: Overview of Pain Medications for Dentistry
Institute for Oral Health
NEW THIS YEAR - TAROT CARD READINGS
Tarot card reading is the practice of using tarot cards to gain insight into the past, present or future by drawing and interpreting cards. Text for online appointment for Tarot Card Reading and mention "DENTAL HYGIENISTS" at 914-819-7929. Just $25 for 10 minute reading. A percentage is donated to IOH.
Direct Donations to NJDHA goal!
Closing America's Oral Health Care Gap
Comprehensive Oral health care remains out of reach for millions of people in the United States. This is particularly true for those with low incomes, those in rural communities and those in communities of color. Some prm vncvomic opportunity, affordable housing, healthful food options, access to sufficient health insurance or enough financial resources, struggle with significant barriers to receiving timely and quality dental care. The lack of access to routine care can lead to serious dental disease and is tied to several chronic illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease and stroke. What will it take to improve access and quality of oral care for Americans, especially for the most vulnerable? Click Here
to watch the video!
Find all the links you need related to practice & vaccination during COVID19.
As reported, the NJDHA Ethics Course is now online! This course will fulfill dental hygiene licensee’s prospective NJSBOD requirement to complete one hour of continuing education concerning professional ethics.
Take this 1 CEU course from the convenience of home – one CEU in Ethics. Low cost - $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers.
To register and pay via credit card,Click Here
Find all you need to know on award nominations, scholarship application, and past recipients!