Professional Development -Saturday May 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce that our next Professional Development day will be Saturday May 13, 2017. Our speaker is Jennifer Turner and her topic will be “The top 10 medically compromised clients”. Please click here to view the flyer for this event: Jennifer TurnerNEW


November 14th meeting postponed!

We will rebook ASAP and let you know the new date.


Registration for CE October 29,2016 featuring Michelle Simmons

We are pleased to announce that our next Contiuniung Education seminar is Saturday October 29, 2016 featuring Michelle Simmons. Her topic is: ‘Investigating the Quality and Use of Indices in Dental Hygiene Process of Care’. Please follow the link to download a registration form: michelle-simmondsoct-2016

The CDHO Standards of Practice indicate the RDH is responsible for choosing the appropriate tools for the assessment phase of process of
care. The ‘tools’ selected for assessment data collection must be objective and provide accuracy and measurability for both the initial baseline,
analysis and all subsequent evaluations. The tools for the A of ADPIE will set the stage for all the steps of process of care. Careful consideration
needs to be given to the selection of quality indices. How does the RDH assess the current indices used in practice for effectiveness?
Where does a RDH research all possible types of indices? New indices? In the pool selection of indices the RDH also needs to make decisions
of what needs to be measured to support Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy (NSPT). Not all indices fit all practice types as well as client
demographics. A high level of critical thinking is required for the RDH to select the appropriate indices to ensure the function of the indices is
synthesising necessary data. Indices also revolve around proper documentation for legalities as well as accurate retrieval of data to educate
clients on their progress and status of oral health. This course will also review the new ADPIE + D recently released in Darby and Walsh’s 4th
Edition Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice.


September 27, 2016 General Meeting

We are very excited to have the Alzheimer’s Society coming to give us a simulation of living with dementia on September 27, 2016. Please remember to wear close toes shoes. See the flyer for more details for the night. aging-and-dementia-simulation-flyer-september-27-2016


May 11,2016 General Meeting

Just a reminder of our last general meeting of the year this Wednesday May 11 7pm at Arcona. The speaker will be Anna Louise Tolon from Hu-Friedy and her presentation will be on Piezo and Air Polishing. She is featuring the new Air Flow polisher that can be used supra and sub for stain and biofilm removal even on implants. For non-members to attend this seminar there is a $20 fee payable at the door.
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Celebrating Nation Dental Hygiene Week!

Please come out Tuesday April 12,2016 8 pm to the arches in Fonthill. To commemorate National Dental Hygiene Week the arches will be turned purple! Put your purple on to celebrate!


Professional Development Saturday June 4, 2016

We are pleased to present Michelle Simmonds on Saturday June 4, 2016. Her topic will be navigating the SMILE portal. Please click here for a registration form:Michelle Simmonds2


Notes for Jeannette’s lecture February 25

Please follow this link for lecture notes: NOTES DHPC 2015 (1)


Newsletter and Registration form for September 2015

The newsletter can be viewed here: Newletter Aug 2015

The registration form for membership can be found here: NDHS.membershipform aug 2015


First General Meeting Tuesday September 22, 2015 7pm

Topic is “Maintaining your professionalism in a connected world” featuring Nancy Campbell-Mione, RDH. The location is the Henry Schein Arcona building on Townline Rd Niagara-on-the-Lake.


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