2020 conference

Conferences and Events

Webinars

Click here for the slides and here for the recording (password 7e@*8!+&) to NYDHA's May 9 webinar on “COVID-19: What’s Next? An Informational Session for the Dental Hygienist.” Q&A from webinar

Here is the recording from NYDHA's February 2020 CE on HPV and the Dental Hygienist (recording is non-CE).

 

NYDHA Empire Conference

2020: Join us in Rochester October 23-25 for our 2020 Empire Conference.

2019: Thank you to all who participated in the 2019 conference in Saratoga Springs

ADHA Conference
Due to the enduring impacts of COVID-19, the ADHA has decided the in-person ADHA Annual Conference in New Orleans cannot proceed as scheduled but is planning a Virtual Conference, June 26-28. The ADHA House of Delegates will meet virtually June 13-14. Read more
 
 
Our NYDHA Leadership

 

NYDHA Public Policy and Profession

 

 

 

 

 

 Practice News: COVID-19

NYDHA is monitoring the COVID-19 situation and actions of government and healthcare entities on a daily basis and advocating for NYS dental hygienists. 

NEW: Governor Cuomo has announced that New York dentists can reopen statewide Monday, June 1, with dental offices subject to state guidance on best practices for safety and social distancing. Accompanying NYS Health Dept. Interim Guidance for Dentistry During the COVID-19 Pandemic also has been issued.

ADHA has revised its Return to Work Guidance, based on review of the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance for Dental Settings. 

Click here for the slides and here for the recording (password 7e@*8!+&) to NYDHA's May 9 webinar on “COVID-19: What’s Next? An Informational Session for the Dental Hygienist.” Q&A from webinar

Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order, effective April 17, requiring all people in NYS to wear a mask or a face covering when out in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as on public transportation. Read more.  

See also: NYS Health Dept., NYS Labor Dept., NYS emergency paid sick leave law

NYS Office of the Professions has presented continuing education provisions and other procedures in light of COVID-19

ADHA: ADHA resources, including Frequently Asked Questions; dedicated email for COVID-19 questions and concerns: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

More resourcesCDC, NIH, OSHA; New York State Dental Association; American Dental Association including ADA guidance on dental emergency and non-emergency care; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recommendations on adult elective surgeries, non-essential dental procedures; 

 

 

 

 

 

brochures

For Public Education: Factsheets Help You Maintain Good Oral Health

NYDHA produces a series of consumer-oriented factsheets that help people focus on maintaining good oral health. You can download these helpful factsheets here.

Does Your Child Have a Dental Home?

NYDHA recommends that children have a "dental home" by age one. Check out our educational campaign and resources for keeping young children oral healthy.

Charting Career Paths

Catch NYDHA members on Youtube videos talking about their different dental hygiene career choices.