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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

Welcome!  

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
scdhapresident@gmail.com

 

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 @ tlburkhart60@yahoo.com

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

 
Program: 

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: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html   

 

RSVP to  Sandy Brado by September 12: scdhacereg@aol.com

CE Registration Form
SCDHA_9.16.21Registration.pdf
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~ BONUS ~

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): https://www.facebook.com/mycomfykitsstark/ (can access the list without a Facebook account).  

 

Questions?  Contact Theresa Burkhart at  tlburkhart60@yahoo.com

October 2021  

SCDHA attends SSC SADHA Meeting

 

SCDHA officers will present SSC SADHA student members with information about Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association (ODHA) Annual Session, including what can be expected on the Delegate Floor. 

 

Who should attend?  SCDHA Delegates and anyone wanting to know more about what happens at Annual Session. 

 

Date:  Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

Location: Stark State College, Room M101

 

For more information, contact Trustee, Nancy Stanwick: nstanwick@gmail.com 

November 2021  

Stark State College DH Student Informative Poster Presentations

 

 

 

Please plan to support the SSC Dental Hygiene students as they present their research during informative poster presentations.  Attendees can earn 1 CE.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
Time: 6:00 - 8:00PM 
Location: Stark State College, Room M100

 

SCDHA members can serve as judges in order to help students prepare for presentations at ODHA Annual Session. 

 

If you would like to serve as a judge, or have other questions about the Informative Poster Presentations, please contact Lisa Welch: LWelch@starkstate.edu 

 

 

2021 ODHA Annual Session


 

 

 

Plan to attend the general membership meeting of the Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association at the 98th Annual Session.  Annual Session is where the organization conducts its business.  Component Trustees and elected Delegates contribute by making and voting on important decisions regarding the organization, its vision and mission, its fiduciary responsibilities, and advocates for directions it will take in the future. 
 

Date:          November 12 – 14, 2021

Location: Cherry Valley Hotel & Ohio Event Center

                        2299 Cherry Valley Rd SE, Newark, OH 43055

 

Click Here for Registration Information.  

February 2022 

SCDHA Community Connection Childrens Dental Health Month 


SCDHA is again supporting ComfyKits Stark County - an organization that provides backpacks filled with age-appropriate items to help ease the pain of transition into foster care. Items for ComfyKits are being collected at  Dr. Bruce Treiber’s office 


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

 

Questions?  Contact Theresa Burkhart at  tlburkhart60@yahoo.com

Virtual Executive Board Meeting


Update and Planning for Spring 2022

Date & Time: TBA

March 2022 

SCDHA Meeting & 1 CE:
Orofacial Pain Management

 

Date:         Wednesday, March 16, 2022 

Time:         6:00 - 7:45 PM 

Location: J
ackson Branch of the Stark County Library 

                     7487 Fulton Dr NW

                     Massillon, OH 44646

 

Speaker: Kevin Huff, DDS 

  • Dr. Huff is a general practitioner and orofacial pain specialist based in Dover, Ohio. His practice focuses on comprehensive dentistry through co-diagnosis. He is a Fellow and Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and was one of the youngest dentists to earn the AGD’s coveted Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition award.  

 

CE event may be moved to virtual presentations depending on Pandemic status.   

 

RSVP to  Sandy Brado by March 11, 2022: scdhacereg@aol.com

April 2022 

SCDHA Meeting & 1 CE: 
Oral Health and the Infant Mortality Connection  

 

Date:         Wednesday, April 27, 2022 

Time:         6:00 - 7:45 PM 

Location: J
ackson Branch of the Stark County Library 

                     7487 Fulton Dr NW

                     Massillon, OH 44646

 

Speaker: Dawn Miller, RDH  - Project Manager of Stark County
                    THRIVE 

  • Stark County THRIVE (Toward Health Resiliency for Infant Vitality & Equity)  is a project through Canton City Public Health that began in 2013. At that time, Ohio’s disparity in infant mortality between black infants and white infants was among the worst in the nation. Goals of Stark County THRIVE are to identify factors in our community that lead to infant mortality and reduce the overall infant mortality rate as well as disparity in birth outcomes relative to black and white infants. For more information visit: https://www.cantonhealth.org/thrive/

 

More details to come

 

CE event may be moved to virtual presentations depending on Pandemic status.   

 

RSVP to  Sandy Brado by April 22, 2022: scdhacereg@aol.com

2022-23 SCDHA Officer Electronic Voting

The elections for the 2021-22 SCDHA officers will be held via electronic voting.  A link to the ballot  will be provided to all SCDHA members (using our most current roster from ADHA). 

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