Welcome to the Kansas Dental Hygienists' AssociationWelcome to the official website of the Kansas Dental Hygienists' Association (KDHA).
KDHA is a constituent of ADHA. ADHA is the largest professional organization representing the interests of dental hygienists.
Our members enjoy professional support, educational programs, and numerous opportunities for participation in association decision making. With your support, we can carry out our mission to advance the art and science of dental hygiene, and to promote the highest standards of education and practice in the profession.
This site strives to provide you with information relating to everything from Legislative issue to continuing education programs. Please visit often to stay informed of current issues and events concerning the Kansas Dental Hygienist as this site is updated frequently. Last update 10/28/2013
October is National Dental Hygiene Month!
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company proudly announce their third annual collaboration for October’s National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM). National Dental Hygiene Month, with the theme “Brush, Floss, Rinse, Chew,” showcases the commitment of ADHA and Wrigley, the makers of Orbit® sugar-free gum, to improving the nation’s oral health.
In addition, the Wrigley Company Foundation, in partnership with the ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH), is offering community service grants of $2,500 and $5,000 to dental hygienists who are pursuing projects intended to improve their community’s oral health. The application deadline is November 1. More information can be found on the ADHA IOH website.
November 1st is National Brush Day!
Douglas County Dental Hygienists Associations’ Winter CE
Are you still “Living on the Edge” (3 CEU’s) ~ with Lil Caperila
A hands-on workshop in improving the quality of your hygiene instruments
When: Friday, January 24th, 2014 9:00 am-12:00 noon (registration begins at 8:30)
Where: Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A (lower level), 325 Main, Lawrence, KS
Early bird Registration deadline: Friday, January 3rd, 2014
**limited seating to first 60 respondents
Please print and mail in registration form: Douglas County Winter CE Registration Form
KDHA is selling T-shirts! FLOSS OR DIE!
Floss Or Die order form
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ECP III's First Class
The Extended Care Permit (ECP) III designation was created by the 2012 Legislature. Dental hygienists who have practiced for 2000 hours and participate in the certification training program will be able to perform services including removing decay using hand instruments, placing temporary fillings, and adjusting dentures. The ECP IIIs will work under the sponsorship of Kansas dentists.
Another ECP III class at UMKC will begin in 2014, with a start date to be announced. If you are interested contact UMKC.
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New to the website!!
Directory: KDHA 2013-2014 Executive Council has been added!
Employment: Hygienist seeking employment! Go look!
Calendar of Events: Last update 10/28/2013
Legislation Page: Updated page, HB 2157, Article on "The Kansas Dental Project and the Kansas Dental Association have entered into formal mediation".
Publication Page - Summer 2013 Hyline is available in our new format. For members only to log in see above.
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