News & Events

A Message From Your President

It is a great honor to be incoming president of a thriving, professional association such as the Massachusetts Dental Hygienists’ Association. For 73 years, MDHA has been making an impact on the profession of dental hygiene for all hygienists practicing in the Commonwealth. Since 1944 when MDHA began with eleven hygienists, membership and partnerships have …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

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.

MDHA’s News “Bites”

October was Dental Hygiene Month – Hu-Friedy celebrated the fifth anniversary of “SHOW US YOUR PURPLE” encouraging hygienists to post pictures of themselves dressed in purple on their website. “… the official color of dental hygiene is purple – a color said to represent compassion, purpose, and inspiration. Historically, purple has always been associated with …Read More

MDHA’s News “Bites”

Roads traveled with MDHA President Lisa LaSpina…… On Sunday, October 15th , the Southeastern Component had their yearly component event featuring various speakers. The enclosed picture shows Robin Chippa receiving an award for her dedication of thirty years as treasurer from the Southeastern Component’s officers.  Thank you for your service Robin!  

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