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ADHA is working to protect the value of your educational credentials and to preserve the integrity of your license. Only by uniting in one voice can ADHA continue to represent dental hygienists successfully.

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Becoming active in ADHA gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop new skills and interests.

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As part of your dues, you automatically become a member of your state constituent and local component organizations. These groups sponsor meetings and activities for your personal and professional benefit.

The Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Association, known as LIDHA, has no affiliation with the Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Forum, known as LIDHF.
We are separate entities with no affiliations. LIDHA solely represents Long Island Dental Hygienists.
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 Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Association First Half-Day Seminar

Six (6) continuing education credits 

March 31, 2019
8 am-3 pm

Speaker: Tija Hunter CDA, EFDA, CDIA, CDSO, MADAA

Course #1:  8:00 am – 11:00 am

 Infection Control:  Latest Topics and Trends in Infection Control

Back from the recent OSAP meeting with the CDC, Tija will talk about the latest trends and some new changes for our dental practices.  Tija will discuss the latest concerns for infection control, explore systems to better documentation and find a workflow that works best for you!

Course #2:  12:00 pm – 3:00 am

 Ethics and Law: Principles and Values.  Every day in dentistry we are faced with an ethical problem or dilemma. Let’s explore some principles used in dentistry to help identify, clarify and determine the choices we make. We will talk about ethical decision making and what it means to be a professional and the professional values we should hold dear.

*Brunch is included in the registration fee*

$69– Members

$79 – Non-Members

 Hilton Long Island
598 Broad Hollow Road
Melville, New York   11747

Registration: LIDHA is offering 2 convenient ways to register.

1.    You may print and fill out the LIDHA’s registration form and mail it to the address indicated on the form. You will receive an email confirming your registration once we have processed your information.

2.    Click on the following link and register online electronically through Eventbrite.  Eventbrite link.  Eventbrite will email you confirming your registration.

Cancellation Policy: Written notice of cancellation will be accepted either by email or mail if postmarked by March 17, 2019. Cancellation requests made after this date cannot be honored.  Please email LIDHAinfo@gmail.com with any questions that you may have. We hope to see you there.


Oral Cancer 5K Walk/Run Event Information – Long Island

Please join us to learn about oral cancer and make a difference!

April 7, 2019, (Sunday) – 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Heckscher State Park,
Heckscher Parkway Field 1
East Islip, NY 11730

Registration opens @ 8:30AM
Kids Fun Run starts @ 9:45AM
5k Run/Walk starts @ 10:00 AM

Registration Fees:

  • Walkers $30 to pre-register, $35 Day of event
  • Runners $35 to pre-register, $40 Day of event
  • Oral cancer survivors are FREE.
  • Children 5 and under are FREE/Ages 6-10 $15

Online registration closes at 12 PM on April 5, 2019. After this date please register in person the morning of the event with cash/check/money order made payable to The Oral Cancer Foundation. The first 200 walkers/runners on-site will receive a free OCF bag!

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