News & Events

MDHA’s “News Bites” Meet your 2018 – 2019 Officers

Congratulations to the newly installed  2018 – 2019 Officers of MDHA from left to right:  Amanda Berthiaume (Alternate Delegate), Catalina Fajardo (Alternate Delegate), E Jane Crocker (Assistant Treasurer),  Lisa LaSpina (Immediate Past President), Katherine Pelullo (Speaker of the House),  Pamela LaCerte (President Elect),  Sarah Crow (Delegate), Katherine Soal (President),  Vanessa Powers (Delegate), Robin Murch (Alternate …Read More

Legislative Update

Friends and colleagues: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS BACKGROUND The Massachusetts legislature conducts its business on a two-year cycle.  Bills for the current session, which concludes on January 2nd, 2019, were filed in January 2017.  Each bill is assigned a number and subsequently referred to a committee.  Most healthcare bills are referred to the Joint Committee …Read More

A Message From Your President

Just Returning………from ADHA Annual Session Delegates and alternate delegates from Massachusetts had the opportunity to represent all Massachusetts’ hygienists at the ADHA Annual Session in Columbus, Ohio in June. Paula Morrison, Kate Soal, Pam LaCerte, Jessica August, Holly Arcadipane, Vanessa Powers, and myself. Students, Julie Cady and Julia Lavigne, were selected to attend the event …Read More

2018 Lobby Day a Huge Success

Greetings to all from the Massachusetts Dental Hygienists’ Association Dental hygiene students attended from Cape Cod Community College, MCPHS University, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, Middlesex Community College, Mount Ida College, Mount Wachusett Community College, Quinsigamond Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. Yes, I stand here before you as the president of MDHA. Just …Read More

MDHA’s “News Bites”

MDHA sends two Mentor Liaisons to 2018 Annual Session in Columbus, Ohio! Congratulations to (LEFT) Amanda Berthiaume, RDH, BS and (RIGHT) Monica Kwan RDH the first recipients of this wonderful opportunity! The state mentor liaison team is a group that was formed at the state level to assist the Dental Hygiene College’s SADHA advisors with …Read More

SAVE THE DATE

LOBBY DAY Massachusetts Presents Dental Hygiene Day at the State House Please join us and have your voice heard in support of dental hygiene Tuesday February 27, 2018 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Please join us for another exciting day on Beacon Hill to promote the profession of dental hygiene and advance MDHA’s legislative agenda …Read More

A Message From Santa~

MDHA Would like to wish you all a happy holiday and happy new year with a little help from our friend Santa! [wr_video el_title=”A Message From Santa” video_source_link_youtube=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eAYXi7n0LA&feature=youtu.be” video_youtube_dimension_width=”500″ video_youtube_dimension_height=”270″ video_youtube_autoplay=”0″ video_youtube_loop=”0″ video_youtube_modestbranding=”1″ video_youtube_rel=”1″ video_youtube_showinfo=”1″ video_youtube_autohide=”2″ video_youtube_cc=”0″ video_alignment=”center” video_margin_top=”10″ video_margin_bottom=”10″ appearing_animation=”0″ disabled_el=”no” video_sources=”youtube” ][/wr_video]

MDHA’s News “Bites”

Congratulations to Gail Weisberg and Project Stretch! In August of this year Project Stretch opened a dental clinic in Honduras, and Gail was there for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Heartfelt thanks to Project Stretch and Gail for their commitment and dedication to the people of Honduras and their oral health.