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ODHA Expanded Practice Conference

Start: May 02, 2014 at 8:00 AM
End: May 03, 2014 at 5:00 PM 

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Springfield Holiday Inn
919 Kruse Way
Springfield, OR 97477

ODHA Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene Conference 

If you would like to register for the confernece (full-weekend or one-day only conference registration) or to register to attend the Welcome Reception only, please contact ODHA at (503) 924-1181 or send completed regitration form (download below) to Online registration is now closed.

You are invited to the 2014 Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene Conference on Friday, May 2 & Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Eugene/Springfield in Springfield, Oregon.

This conference is specially designed for both dental hygienists who currently hold an Expanded Practice Permit (EPP), as well as for dental hygienists who want to explore opportunities for their own expanded practice! Dental hygienists who provide patient care without dentist supervision either in a public health setting or in their own independent practice will benefit from attending this conference. Please refer to the conference agenda and course description downloads below fo compelte conference information.

Exhibit Showcase and Sponsors: Visit the Exhibits during registration, breaks and lunch on both Friday and Saturday, as well as the networking reception on Friday evening! This year's partners include:  Kaiser Permanente, Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Willamette Dental Group, Capitol Dental, Coltene, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC, Jones & Roth Dental CPA's and Business Advisors, Olea Dental Dolly, Opportunity, Pacific University College of Business, Philips Oral Healthcare and State Farm Insurance.

Networking Reception: Join us for light appetizers and a cash bar on Friday, 4:30pm-6:30pm, following the afternoon continuing education courses.  Network with current and future EPP professionals, relax after a informative day, build lasting relationships, and even have a little fun!  Can't join us for the day sessions at the conference?  No problem!  Join us for the networking reception only and enjoy an evening with ODHA members, partners and sponsors! Contact us today to reserve your ticket for only $15!

Location:  The Holiday Inn Eugene/Springfield is the #1 guest-rated hotel in Springfield, Oregon.  This award-winning and locally-owned hotel is conveniently located off I-5 just north of Eugene at 919 Kruse Way, Springfield, OR 97477.  Amenities include spacious guest rooms, contemporary Italian restaurant, indoor pool & whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center and free high-speed internet access. Call 541-284-0707 to reserve your overnight room.  Be sure to request the ODHA group rate of $95 for a double queen or king room when you make your hotel reservation before April 14th. For additional information, visit

Producer:  This event is produced by the Oregon Dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA).  ODHA is the professional association that represents dental hygienists in the state of Oregon.  ODHA is a constituent association of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).  For more information, visit ODHA’s website at

Sponsorships and Partnerships: A variety of sponsorships and partnership opportunities are available.  Click here to see a list of available partnerships and a commitment form.  If you would like more information on available sponsorships, or to discsus a customized conference partnerships, please contact Suzanne Hankins at



2014 EPDHC Schedule

2014 EPDHC Course Descriptions

EPDHC Registration Form