Ignite 2018 Leadership Workshop

Sponsored by Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association
November 10 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Holiday Inn Monticello – Charlottesville

This workshop is geared toward developing your leadership skills and putting your passion into practice within VDHA. If you are interested in any of the following, please contact your VDHA Trustee by September 15, 2018.

  • Developing your leadership with VDHA
  • Transitioning your position within VDHA
  • New to the association and would like to serve in a leadership capacity
  • A new/emerging leader within VDHA


Remote Supervision Resources now available!

VDHA is very pleased to offer the following service and resources for Virginia-licensed dental hygienists wishing to practice under Remote Supervision in Virginia:

Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association 

The Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association (VDHA) is a chartered affiliate of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the largest professional organization for dental hygienists. 

Our Mission:

Lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public’s oral and overall health and advance the science and practice of dental hygiene.


Congratulations to Susan Reid-Carr
VDHA Past-President
for winning
VCU’s Outstanding Alumnus Award

Congratulations to Misty Mesimer on her CODA Appointment

Congratulations to Misty Mesimer, RDH, MSCH, CDA, Past President of the Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association (VDHA), on her 2018-2019 appointment as a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) site visitor for dental assisting and dental hygiene programs. Misty currently serves as the Dental Hygiene Program Local Coordinator and Dental Assisting Program Director for Germanna Community College. She also serves as a member of the VDHA Leadership Committee.

THE VDHA IS PROUD TO HIGHLIGHT:

Tonya Mortensen
ADHA District 3 Student Delegate
Winning Essay: "What qualities should a Student Member possess to be the District Student Delegate for ADHA?"

Read Tonya's essay here (PDF)

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Join Virginia's oldest and largest professional organization for dental hygienists so that your voice is heard determining the future of your profession. Network and enjoy specialized continuing education and leadership opportunities! 

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The Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association  is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization located at 638 Independence Parkway #100, Chesapeake, VA 23320. 757-473-8701. Contact VDHA

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