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Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene Conference

Start: May 20, 2016 at 8:00 AM
End: May 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM 

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Holiday Inn Eugene-Springfield
919 Kruse Way
Springfield, OR 97477

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.

Online registration is now closed.  To register, please call 503-924-1181or print the registration form here.

The 2016 schedule includes more education, networking, professional development and fun. Click here for a full conference schedule or here for full course descriptions.

Welcome Breakfast and EPDH Address
The State of Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene in Oregon

Continuing Education Sessions
Fully Utilizing the Expanded Practice Permit
Providing Care for Patients with Special Needs
The Changing Face of Dental Hygiene: An expert clinician, skilled motivator and preventative specialist
Integrating Into the New System of Care
Aligning your Instrumentation Skills and Preserving Your Professional Career - a hands-on course
Hygiene Shouldn't be a Pain in the Neck
Training to Obtain and Administer an Epipen and Glucogon

Professional Development Lunch Spotlights
What happens in 'Vagus' really does not stay in 'Vagus'
Oregon's Expanded Practice Committee and State-wide Directory

Exhibitor Trade Show
Network with a variety of exhibitors that can partner with you to grow your business and provide quality care.

Meet other Expanded Practice Providers, build relationships and grow your support community.

ODHA values our partners! Click here for details on partnership opportunities and trade show registration.

Thank you to our current 2016 partners:


Simply Hygiene
Oral B Practitioner Series by Young
Young Dental
Lane County Dental Hygiene Association - a component of ODHA
Thomas Houston, DMD
Air Techniques
Dental Dolly
Xlear, Inc.
DNTLworks Equipment Corporation
GC America, Inc.

ODHA has a limited number of rooms reserved at the special rate of $149+tax.  To book your room please contact the hotel directly at 541.284.0707 and be sure to ask for the ODHA Expanded Practice Conference rate!

This is a busy weekend in Eugene due to several events at the University of Oregon.  Please book your rooms early!

Additional rooms can be found at the following neighboring hotel properties.

Best Western Grand Manor Inn (next door, short walking distance)
971 Kruse Way

Courtyard Eugene Springfield (next door, short walking distance)
3443 Hutton Street

Hilton Garden Inn
3528 Gateway Street