Meeting/Event Information

2016 Oregon Dental Hygiene Conference

Start: November 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM
End: November 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM 

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Sheraton Portland Airport
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220

Building our Future Together at the Oregon Dental Hygiene Conference! 

ODHA’s Oregon Dental Hygiene Conference is the largest annual event that provides professional development opportunities designed specifically for dental hygienists as well as dental hygiene students and faculty members in Oregon. This is YOUR conference!

The state conference offers an exciting agenda filled with new education courses, speakers, leadership building, networking, industry development, professional and entertaining excursions, and lots of fun!

Click here for a full conference schedule
Click here for full course descriptions

Friday, November 11
9:00am - 12:00pm   Concurrent Continuing Education Session
12:00pm - 6:00pm   Exhibitor Trade Show
12:00pm - 6:00pm   Silent Auction
12:00pm - 2:00pm   ODHA Annual Luncheon
                                 Annual meeting general session and Veteran's Day celebrations

2:30pm - 5:30pm     Concurrent Continuing Education Sessions
5:30pm - 8:30pm     Mystery Dinner Theater Celebration

Saturday, November 12
8:00am - 9:00am      Component Annual Meeting Celebrations
8:00am - 2:00pm      Silent Auction
8:00am - 4:30pm      Exhibitor Trade Show
9:00am - 5:00pm      Dental Hygiene Student Program
9:00am - 11:00am    Concurrent Continuing Education Sessions
11:00am - 12:30pm   Keynote Session
                                  raffles, awards, scholarships, leadership installation
12:30pm - 2:30pm     Portland Food Cart Networking Lunch
                                  poster presentation, table clinics
2:30pm - 5:30pm      Concurrent Continuing Education Sessions

Sunday, November 13
8:30am - 10:30am    Leadership workshop
10:30am - 12:30pm  ODHA board meeting

Thank you to our current partners:
American Eagle Instruments, Central Oregon Component of ODHA, Colgate, Dentsply Professional, Dental Dolly, Dental R.A.T., Dentsply Professional, DNTLworks Equipment Corporation, Forward Science - Oralid & Salivamax, LM Dental, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Oral Cancer Foundation, Pascal International, Premier Dental Products, Procter & Gamble, GC America, Xlear, Inc., Simply Hygiene, Willamette Dental Group, Young Dental,


Partners and Sponsors:
We value our partners!    Click here for the full list of partnership opportunities and registration form. 

Professional Registration:
Online registration is now closed.  Please call the office at 503-924-1181 to register or click here to download a registration form that can be returned via email or fax and we will contact you directly.

Dental Hygiene Student Program:
The ODHC features student programs for junior students and senior students. Students will enjoy an expanded program this year including attending the key note session and Portland food cart theme lunch with professional attendees. Click here to download a student registration form that can be returned via email or fax.

The ODHC features dedicated time for viewing table clinics and poster presentations. CE credit will be given for visiting these presentations.  Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Click here to download a poster presentation application.
Click here to download a table clinic application.

Silent Auction:
Professional artwork, handmade goods, weekend getaways, gift baskets and more!  Don't forget to donate to the ODHA silent auction and support the future development of our amazing association!  Click here to download an auction donation form.  Individuals, companies and organizations can also choose to donate funds for a custom gift basket to be created on your behalf.  

Hotel Accommodations:
ODHA has reserved a room block in the Sheraton at the special rate of $125 for single and double occupancy rooms.  Guests may take advantage of this rate up to three days prior to and three days after the conference.  Click here to make a reservation online or contact the hotel directly at 503.281.2500 by October 29, 2016.  Please make sure to ask for the special ODHC rate!

ODHC Flyer:
Share the exciting news about our conference with your colleagues and coworkers!  Click here to print a flyer.

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$234.00 FULL conference registration - ODHA MEMBER
$254.00 after 07:00 pm November 9

$350.00 FULL conference registration - guest
$370.00 after 07:00 pm November 9

$190.00 Friday only registration - ODHA MEMBER

$190.00 Saturday only registration - ODHA MEMBER

$280.00 Friday only registration - non member

$280.00 Saturday only registration - non member

$470.00 New Members Full Conference Registration (includes full year membership)
$490.00 after 07:00 pm November 9

$40.00 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

$55.00 Saturday Student Session Registration

$150.00 Student Full Conference Registration