Prevention Days

Eastern International College Dental Hygiene Program continues prevention days for 3rd grader, special needs, and geriatric patients. Once again, NJDHA and NJ Coalition on Oral Health Access for Special Needs Groups (NJCOHA) are co-sponsoring these three events to be held during the Fall semester. Many thanks to Premier Dental for their generous donation of fluoride varnish and sealants.

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CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ORAL HEALTH


In NJ you can assist children is obtaining needed oral healthcare - volunteer and/or contribute with:


America's Toothfairy

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health

Oral Cancer Foundation

KinderSmile

GKASD website

Register Here

Share a Smile website


For more information contact Stacy Onofrietti at ono4angels@gmail.com  

GKASD Links

Scam Alert 6/7/2023: 


The Division of Consumer Affairs (Division) is warning all licensed professionals about individuals impersonating New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) investigators, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, DEA investigators, New Jersey Drug Control Unit investigators, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigators, and other law enforcement personnel, as part of an extortion scheme.


The impersonators are contacting licensees by telephone or letter, stating that they are the subject of an investigation. The callers are demanding money to clear up the matter, or threatening to revoke the individual’s license. Please be advised that the Division of Consumer Affairs will not contact licensees by telephone to discuss investigations or demand money. 


Anyone receiving a telephone call from a person purporting to be any of the above mentioned individuals seeking money, should refuse the demand. We encourage you to report the call to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. You may also report the call to the Division at AskConsumerAffairs@lps.state.nj.us 

ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) - Apply for Needed Funds


IOH administers funds for a variety of projects.


July 1 - applications open for The Mars Wrigley Foundation Community Service Grants (deadline October 1)

Congratulations to the MJKD Award Winner










Kathy Cybula-Tahmazian, RDH, BSHS, RN, MS is this year's recipient of the MJKD Faculty Mentorship Award! Kathy is a member of Southern Component and is on faculty at Camden County College. She will receive the award during the Opening Session at Annual Conference.

Bright Smiles, Bright Fultures

Delivering Health Education to Children


Calling all dental professionals!!!

The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program is looking for volunteers for visual examinations on children 12 years and younger at locations throughout New Jersey and New York.


CLICK HERE to view the letter from Omar Sanchez, RDH, NJDHA's Public Health Issues Director, with dates and locations listed. 

You can email newyorkbsbfteam@gmail.com any dates you are interesting in volunteering for, and more information on the screening process will be emailed to you.

Smiles For Our Heroes

June 15, 2024 9-6 pm

Volunteers Needed

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!!

NJDHA NEWS


Calling all dental professionals!!!

The Remote Area Medical (RAM) program is looking for volunteers for a remote pop-up mobile dental clinic on April 20th and 21st from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walmart parking lot in East Brunswick, New Jersey. RAM has provided free medical, vision, and dental services to underserved and uninsured people for over 38 years. They are still in need of a few dental hygienists to provide services. 


CLICK HERE to learn more and register to volunteer.

You can email Reagan from Remote Area Medical at reaganmonday@ramusa.org or text 1.833.505.1756


Come and help make a difference!!!

Dental Hygiene Professionals and Students

Registration is now open for the Special Smiles Program to volunteer for the Special Olympics of NJ

Register Here or email stacyonogriettirdhphd@gmail.com for any inquiries.


NJDHA Dental Hygienist Spotlight

Dental Hygienist Spotlight is an opportunity with NJDHA to tell your story and show those in our state and beyond how you make a difference in your community, state, nation, or world as a dental hygienist volunteer. NJDHA’s goal with Dental Hygienist Spotlight is to share the journey of various dental hygienists through NJDHA. It is to demonstrate how we, as dental hygienists, make a difference in such diverse and unique ways each day to impact others’ lives and enhance overall health. We want to empower other dental hygienists to engage in your journey and possibly create a pathway in their lives to serve others as a dental hygienist volunteer. We want to shed light to others on the multiple opportunities to volunteer as a dental hygiene professional and the numerous variations to accommodate your schedule to volunteer. Nominate yourself or a fellow hygienist today!!






Email form to: centraloffice@njdha.org