CT Mission of Mercy Volunteering Opportunity March 20th-21st- LOOK under Volunteer for more info!
Upcoming Events: Communications Coach Cathy C. Bonczek presents "Leadership & Dental Hygiene Professional Development" on SUNDAY March 8, 2015 in Wallingford, CT. Look under Events, then Click "BOT and Workshops" for more information!
Fones National Board Review Course...Feb 27th- March 1st Click Events for Brochure!
Michele L. Darby
Michele Leonardi Darby, RDH, MS
Michele L. Darby, dental hygiene scholar, educator, researcher, textbook author, and all-around inspirational person, passed away after an extended illness on Thursday, February 5th, 2015. The Connecticut Dental Hygienists' Association extends its deepest sympathy to her family, friends and colleagues and will continue to be inspired by her for many years to come. More information is available here: http://www.odu.edu/news/2015/2/michele_darby#.VNUucCdRjdA
The Mission of the Connecticut Dental Hygienists' Association, Inc. is to represent the interests of dental hygienists and support the advancement of the dental hygiene profession by promoting the highest clinical, educational, and ethical standards, and be advocates for the public's total health through prevention and access to quality care.
Congratulations to University of New Haven Dental Hygiene Students Kirsten Blanc, Jessica Brooks, and Jennifer Roth for winning first place at the Yankee Dental Congress Student Poster Session in Boston in January for their poster titled: "Oral Diseases: Kiss them Good-bye." Please visit the "Student News" section under Student Corner for the complete story and photo!
Way to Represent Connecticut!
Thank you to everyone who worked to help make the 98th Annual Nutmeg Conference a success!
CDHA President, Amy Mongillo, RDH, MS
2015 CDHA President Amy Mongillo, RDH, MS Amy's vision is to demonstrate her broad support of quality oral health, the dental hygiene profession, and individual dental hygienists - especially those in Connecticut- by collaborating with and building partnerships with key opinion leaders in business and healthcare to draw attention to the capabilities and utilization of dental hygienists that goes well beyond what has been previously perceived.