Welcome to the 2018/2019 Kingston and District Dental Hygienists Society!


We personally want to invite YOU, to this years line up! It’s time to get off the sidelines and get excited about continuing education!!!

Working behind the scenes on this years committee is:

President: Geraldine Ross
Vice-president: Laurie Moser
Executive Coordinators: Amy Currie and Andrea Reid

To kick this year off we are having a “Martinis and Manicure Night” on September 21st 2018 at BLU Martini 4-8pm!
3M Rep will be onsite with perhaps even a small token for us all!
There will be exciting door prizes! As well as Registered Massage Therapists from Midtown Clinic and Lymphedema Kingston providing complementary “mini massages”
and of course best of all- manicures for all! Provided by non other than Cher-Mere Day Spa from downtown Kingston!

This fun interactive evening is to get us all engaged and excited about this upcoming year!!

Memberships will be $60 per member until oct 1 after deadline cost will be $75

Non members meetings will be $15 for attendance

NEW this year we are offering online payments through email transfers

Email: info@kddhs.com
Password: membership

*Cheques and cash will still be accepted at welcome night

You can enrol now through above email Or the launch night September 21st

As you will see below, we have really been working hard to bring a great variety of topics and speakers!
You will notice most venues are still “to be determined” as we were busy firming dates and seeing what AV equipment is need and time etc etc.

Again we are looking to invite and involve as many hygienist and assistance as we can! So please join our Facebook page * Kingston and District Dental Hygienists Society

And print this email and hang it up in your lunch room!

We look forward to growing together and showing the community what Kingston hygienists have to offer!!!

Thank you!

This years line up will be:

Friday Sept 21st 2018 KDDHS welcomes YOU At BLU Martini
Mix and mingle evening with 3M sponsorship
4-8 pm  with manicures provided by Cher-Mere Day Spa and Registered Massage Therapists from Midtown Clinic and Lymphedema Kingston providing complementary “mini massages”

Sunday Oct 14th  Evie From RDHU
All day seminar * (see attached flyer)
Time 8-4
Location Ramada
*please note this course is open to all dental professionals and payment will be issued directly through Evie. Therefore to achieve membership pricing at $125 you will need to be an active member prior to signing up.
Non member fee $175

Wednesday Oct 24th -Cindy Ingram B.A.Econ.,LL.B.
Employment laws
-Gain an in-depth understanding of employment legislation and contracts and other terms of employment in your workplace. Attention will be given to the Employment Standards Act in Ontario since Bill 148, with a focus on any exceptions that may apply to dental hygienists. You will also get a better understanding what can be included in your employment contracts and what may no longer be enforceable due to the new legislation.
7-9pm Live Webinar
Location TBA

Thursday Nov 22nd – Clinical Research
-Whitening for the dental hygienist and new products
Location TBA

Thursday January 24th. – Sherri Doyle (Dental Production Pros)
-Dedicated dental professionals who specialize in the management of dental hygiene schedules.
-Maintain a full flowing schedule, where production increases and down time is significantly reduced.
location TBA

Wednesday February 27th  -Ann Josée Simmons (Phillips Sonicare)
Gen Z: Choices and challenges
The correct and sometimes shocking health behaviours and trends in the teen generation can influence their oral and systemic health. Dental professionals have clinical opportunity to identify risky behaviours.
-identify current dietary trends
-recognize various risky behaviours
-discuss popular social media platforms
-enhance generational communication skills
-customize treatment strategies
7-9pm * May run slightly over in time
Location TBA

Wednesday March 20th – Quality assurance (RDHU)
Time 7-9pm
Location TBA

Thursday April 25th -Dr Todd of Kingston orthodontics
Part 2 of layering goal from his yearly lecture
Location:Kingston orthodontics

Saturday May 4th (all day lecture)-RDHU
Perio and radiography (more details to come)