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The 2021 - 2022 Social Responsibility Campaign has reached multitudes of women worldwide. The theme, Empowering Women, was embraced by Dental Hygienists from continent to continent. Women in shelters, women in crisis, mothers and babies, women's health, and families were all recipients of voluntary oral health delivery. Click to see the winners.
First-ever Impact Awards
This new award for national association programs that made the most impact on the improvement of oral health, and based on the quality of the program, was awarded, based on size of the national associations. Click to see the winners.
IFDH Research Grants Update
December 15th Deadline for Applications
The IFDH has research grants for dental hygiene students available, so please check the website for details. Deadline is December 15th.
IFDH Completes its 7th Survey:
The IFDH has completed its seventh member survey, with responses coming from 24 countries. This survey helps to better understand global Dental Hygienists' practices and beliefs on sustainable dentistry.
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• A National Oral Health Care Plan for Canadian Seniors
• New Xylitol Resource: How Sweet it Is
• Recent Achievements
• Social Responsibility Projects
• A Paradigm Shift to Management
• First Association in the World, Uniting Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists, & Oral Health Therapists
• Models for Private Payment and Official Subsidies
• Recent & Future Activities
• All-Slovak Professional Conference
• ADHS Provides Input to Ministry of Health
September 18-October 31: Japan Dental Hygienist Association (JDHA) - 17th Annual Meeting
September 30-October 1: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) - Summit
October 28-29: Spanish Association of Oral Hygienists (HIDES) - National Congress
October 28-29: Oral Hygienists Association of South Africa (OHASA) - National Congress
November 12: Irish Dental Hygienist's Association (IDHA) - Annual Conference
November 11-12: New Zealand Oral Health Association (NZOHA) - Dunedn Cliniical Workshops
November 12: Lithuanian Dental Hygienists Association - Annual Conference
November 12-13: Czech Dental Hygienists Association (ADH CR) - 8th Autumn Professional Conference
November 25-26: British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) - Oral Health Conference
December 2: Swiss Dental Hygienists - Annual Conference
100 South Washington St., Rockville MD 20850 USA.