Note: A $20.00 fee will be assessed for all potential members per 1 CEU, unless indicated otherwise. Free for all members and students.


SCDHA Events for 2021-22


Hello SCDHA members and welcome to the start of our new calendar year!  Your leadership team is planning a great year for our membership, which includes plans for social and networking events (great for members and students!), continuing education offerings, and opportunities for community engagement. 

However, the most recent COVID-19 Delta variant surge is requiring us to monitor the situation and adjust plans in the interest of keeping our attendees safe and healthy.  We thank you in advance for your patience and we encourage you to keep checking the SCDHA website and SCDHA Facebook pages for updates.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact


August 2021  


Celebrating DH Graduating Classes of

2020 & 2021!



Please mark your calendars and join us as we congratulate and celebrate the achievements of the graduates from the Stark State College Dental Hygiene classes of 2020 & 2021!  This celebration event is open to all SCDHA members and 2020 & 2021 Stark State College Dental Hygiene Graduates.  


When:       August 29, 2021


Location: Walther’s Twin Tavern (Outdoor Patio)

                      430 Applegrove St NW
                      North Canton, OH 44720

Time:         4:30-6:30 PM


*Refreshments will be provided.


Please RSVP  to Theresa Burkhart @

September 2021  

SCDHA “Welcome Back”
Social Event and CE 

Date:    Thursday, September 16 

Time:    6:00 – 6:45 PM: Social (refreshments available)

                  6:45 - 8:00 PM: Program and Q & A

Where: The Barrel Room
                   7901 Cleveland Ave NW 
                   North Canton, OH 44720


RAP (Relax Anxious Patients) with therapeutic laughter (1 CE). 

Spend one hour with “laughology” expert Chrissy Traina and learn more about this alternative communication technique to relax anxious patients in your office.  

Note: Due to the substantial/high transmission level of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in Stark County, SCDHA will be following CDC guidelines for mask wearing for this event.  All attendees, regardless of vaccination status, are expected to wear a mask indoors for this event. For more information on this CDC recommendation see:   


RSVP to  Sandy Brado by September 12:

CE Registration Form
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SCDHA Community Connection Kick-off

SCDHA is supporting ComfyKits Stark County - an organization that provides backpacks filled with age-appropriate items to help ease the pain of transition into foster care. Bring items for ComfyKits to our September 16 meeting and be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.  

A complete list of needed items (infant to teen) can be found on My Comfy Kits Stark County (Facebook): (can access the list without a Facebook account).  


Questions?  Contact Theresa Burkhart at

October 2021  

 More information to come. 

November 2021  



2021 ODHA Annual Session




Date:          November 12 – 14, 2021

Location: Cherry Valley Hotel & Ohio Event Center

                     2299 Cherry Valley Rd SE, Newark, OH 43055


Registration information coming soon.  


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