Congratulations to these 2022 RCBC graduates, winners of the Student Video Contest!
Elisa Dumaine (Central)
Annastassia Pritchett (SouthShore)
Haley Stuart (Southern)
The contest was sponsored by NJDHA and the NJ Coalition on Oral Health Access for Special Needs Groups. The videos were presented to nursing students to improve knowledge & skills in caring for geriatric patients.
To see the video, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1wt-VPrrOY&t=1760s
Easter 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.
Members in the News
Linda Hecker has authored an article in the
March 2022 issue of RDH Magazine. To read the article now, Click Here
Past President Kim Attanasi (Northern) has joined GlaxoSmithKline's Medical Affairs Oral Health Team as Senior Scientist. Her vast academic and research experience will make her a unique contributor to GSK.
Kristen Brancheau (Northern) publishes a column in RDH Magaizine "RCC Influencer Spotlight"
Susanna Scherer (Bergen) Speaking at ADHA Annual Conference, and RDH Magazine's Under One Roof, on Premedication. Additionally, Susanna published an article in the January 2022 RDH Magazine on "To Premedicate or Not to Premedicate"
Jane Forrest, RDH, EdD (Southern) was identified in February 2022's issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene as one of the leaders in the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice. The Center is now offering grants to support student research.Jane Forrest, RDH, EdD (Southern) was identified in February 2022's issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene as one of the leaders in the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice. The Center is now offering grants to support student research.
Please encourage your dental practice to participate by registering on the NJDA site
“SHARE A SMILE” SUMMARY link: https://njapd.org/share-a-smile/
VALUABLE GKAS & SAS INFORMATION:
• For Dental Professionals (includes learn more link, volunteer list link, referral form):
• For Parents (includes learn more link & volunteer list link):
• For Schools, Municipalities, Charities (includes learn more link & volunteer list link):
Download a copy of the flyer to share!
Support Our Fundraisers - NJ RDHs for IOH
The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) is excited to bring you the ADHA – IOH Wellness Challenge. By now, you may have already seen this on one of our social media platforms, on the conference website, or in some other communication.
The Wellness Challenge will allow you to participate in friendly competition amongst your peers while you engage in various fitness and wellness activities and work your way up the leaderboard. Participants will also be able to raise funds for The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) and help the foundation reach its 2022 goal of $70,000. Funds directly support IOH scholarship and grant programs! Join the IOH Wellness Challenge today!
Participants who attend ADHA22 in Louisville will have access to additional opportunities to boost their points and earn a chance to win exciting giveaways. You can find more details about the IOH Wellness Challenge
Donate here. https://www.mightycause.com/team/Am7caf
Don’t worry! Individuals who are not attending the conference can still donate.
Tarot Card Reading: Have some fun with this!
Text for appointment Janny Di at 914-819-7929. Mention Dental Hygienist. It is $25 for 10 minutes and IOH gets a donation from it.
Digital Art and Photo Rendering: will also donate to IOH from sales. Visit www.etsy.com/shop/thetowerofcigam for creative and out of the box renderings. Mention IOH.
New This Year!
A Happy Child will love the Happy Teeth tee shirt you gift to youths in size small & medium and five colors available. The Institute for Oral Health will benefit from the profits to support scholarships, research and community service. Purchase online for $22.99 at https://www.bonfire.com/happy-teeth/
CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ORAL HEALTH
American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health
Oral Cancer Foundation
In NJ you can assist children is obtaining needed oral healthcare - volunteer and/or contribute with: KinderSmile