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What is IOH?

The Institute of Oral Health (IOH) is a branch of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association that helps fund and support the future of dental hygiene. This group raises funds to support both educational and research grants for dental hygienists and dental hygiene students to continue on growing our profession. Their goal is to empower dental hygienists to improve the public’s health, support advancements in the dental hygiene profession, and develop dental hygienists’ access to education. We’ve had several dental hygienists right here in Utah be awarded grants and scholarships to help with school fees, volunteer programs, and to help with research. The biggest fund raiser each year for the

Calling all UDHA Members!

The Utah Dental Hygienists' Association LOVES its members and wants to be able to connect a bit better! Join the new UDHA Member's Only Facebook Group to help with communication, as well as get the latest updates, and know 1st when meetings are held. We're excited to get to know you better and work together! Join today!

UDHA Luncheon @ UDA Convention

Only a few days away to the amazing UDA Convention in Downtown Salt Lake, which meant the UDHA Luncheon on Friday! This amazing lunch will not only take the stress off of finding lunch in busy downtown on a Friday, it also includes 2 CE's from world renown speaker Judy Bendit. Bring all your friends, dental hygienists or not. Anyone in the office can benefit from the information that will be shared at this meeting. We will be holding a drawing for a $25 gift card to any person who registered between now and Monday, April 22nd @ 5:00pm In addition, there will be a drawing for a $50 lunch gift card to any offices who reigster at least 4 people (DDS, RDH, DA) who will be attending together. The

UDHA 5K Creating Miles of Smiles Sponsors

THANK YOU to our amazing sponsors for supporting us at the Utah Dental Hygienists' Association and for helping increase oral health and education here in Utah! Are you registered for the event? This is such a fun and casual Fun Run where all the proceeds go toward helping under served populations in Utah, especially in nursing homes and school based programs. Last year, the funds help purchase a Nomad unit and digital radiograph sensors for our programs. Register today!

UDHA at the Utah Oral Health Coalition

Did you know that the Utah Dental Hygienists' Association is actively involved in the Utah Oral Health Coalition? This Friday, members from all over the state of Utah joined together to discuss oral health problems, needs, and solutions for disparities in our own State. This meeting is held quarterly and everyone is invited. This was a specifically exciting meeting as it was Brenda Armstrong's, UDHA Delegate and RDH, last day at the Chair of the Utah Oral Health Coalition. She is now currently the Immediate Past Chair and will remain actively involved in the Steering Committee. Other dental hygienists, who are also members of the Utah Dental Hygienists' Association, on this committee are Dan


Have you heard the news? ADHA has partnered with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to bring you the Put Your Purple On! campaign! We’re joining CDHA in observing April as Oral Health Month and celebrating National Dental Hygienists Week April 6-12. It’s time to show off your dental hygiene pride by helping us turn all of North America purple! There are a couple ways you can show off your purple pride: Put Your Purple On! Photo Contest 1. Download our Put Your Purple On! poster 2. Incorporate the poster into your creative, purple-themed photos 3. Use the hashtag, #ADHAPurplePride, tag @YourADHA and post on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram! (Photos must be set to public in or