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April Announcements

Posted by admin On April - 11 - 2013

The SDHA AGM and Professional Development Day is coming up soon on May 4th, 2013.  It is being held at the Willows, in Saskatoon and will include not only the SDHA AGM, but also presentations by SHIRP (Saskatchewan Health Information Resource Partnership), The SK Privacy Commissioner and Mariana Leon, discussing Trends and Treatment: Esthetics as a Gateway to Oral Health. We hope to see a great turnout like we do each year so get your registration forms in early!  I would also like to encourage you to submit a Nominations Form and get involved on the SDHA Council. The deadline for Nominations Forms is April 23, 2013.  If you are interested but have questions, please contact the SDHA office.  We would be happy to talk to you.


The SDHA Website now has the capability to produce current CC Transcripts.  Please login to the members section of the SDHA website to view yours.  If there are any discrepancies, please contact the SDHA office immediately. It is important that you check your transcript right away because with the new 120 day rule, any requests for continuing competency credits must be received within 120 days of the activity.


Please note that CC Credit Request Forms for any continuing competency activities completed before January 1, 2013 are due by April 30th. 


The SDHA Edge – April Issue

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Help us celebrate Oral Health Month and Dental Hygienists Week!

Happy Easter

Posted by admin On March - 28 - 2013

On behalf of the SDHA, we would like to wish you a safe and Happy Easter!

There is still time to register for the PD day on April 6th.  Please contact the SDAA at 306-252-2769.

Upcoming Professional Development

Posted by admin On February - 13 - 2013

Are you planning on attending some Professional Development activities over the next couple of months?  Check out the following opportunities and save these dates:

  1. Saskatoon Study Club:  Feb. 20th, 2013, 7:00 p.m. College of Dentistry – Rm. 334/335

    The facilitator will be Dr. Otero. The presentation will consist of 2 or 3 online presentations done by periodontists who spoke at the American Academy of Periodontics Conference in Los Angelas this past summer. Topics we are looking at are: Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Periodontal Regeneration, Interdisciplinary Therapy- enhancing esthetic and functional restorative outcomes. After each online session, approx. 20 minutes long, we will have a Q and A.

  2. Regina Study Club: February 27, 2013.  Please email for further information.

  3. Swift Curent Study Club:  March 11, 2013.  Please email for more information.

  4. Civility in the Workplace - Lew Bayer, March 2, 2013, 9am to 3:30 pm, Queensbury Convention Centre – Regina

    Whether it’s email rudeness, unprofessional dress, poor service attitude or ineffective communication skills, incivility at work directly impacts our self-esteem, our relationships, our health and our productivity. Contact the SDAA for registration (306-252-2769)

  5. North Battleford Continuing Education Day, March 23, 2013, 9am to 3pm, Dekker Centre, North Battleford

    Featured speakers are:

    - Joan McCusker speaking on “Attitudes for Leadership Excellence”

    - Rocky Riego from DentalEZ speaking on the “IDentafi” Oral Cancer screening system

    - Warren Bobinski, speaking on “Time factors in the Dental Office”

    For information/registration, contact: North Battleford Dental Society, c/o Dr. Stacie Churchill, 1711-91st St. North Battleford, Sk. S9A 0A6, 445-4116 (Phone) 445-5997(Fax)    e-mail:

  6. Oral Cancer – An Emerging Pandemic AND Communicating with Impact - Jo-Anne Jones, April 6, 2013,  9am to 3:30 pm, Western Development Museum, Saskatoon

    There has never been a greater sense of urgency to adhere to close examination of the oral cavity for early discovery of mucosal abnormalities. The historic etiologic patterns related to exposure to alcohol and tobacco are being challenged by a more recently identified etiology being viral in nature and sexually transmitted. Both the medical and dental communities have been alerted to this emerging pandemic.

    AND Do not ever underestimate the power of a great team and their ability to drive a business to the top. Positive communication and sup-port for one another through day to day challenges and opportunities of working in today’s dental practice is key. Through the effective handling of the most common challenges such as last minute cancellations and insurance driven thinking, learn how to re-energize your practice and enjoy your chosen profession.  Contact the SDAA for registration (306-252-2769)




Posted by admin On October - 24 - 2012

Welcome to the new SDHA website! We are proud to be able to offer a more interatctive and informational resource to our members and the people of Saskatchewan.


ONLINE RENEWAL IS NOW AVAILABLE!  Please click on Member Login at the top right side of the page.  Here you will not only be able to perform annual license renewal, you can also change contact information and your password if needed. 


In 2013, members will also be able to login here to check their CC Transcript for an up-to-date total of credits granted, as well as access a calender of events that will allow online registration for Professional Development Courses.


If you have any problems logging in, please contact the SDHA at, or 306-931-7342.

Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists’ Association (SDHA)
1024 8th street east, Saskatoon S7H 0R9 Ph: (306) 931-7342 Fax: (306) 931-7334