About the MDHA
The Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association (MDHA), established in 1966, is an organization representing dental hygienists from across Manitoba.
The Montage – MDHA newsletter
The Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association Newsletter bringing the latest news to the MDHA membership.
Dental Hygiene as Career
Manitoba dental hygienists are regulated health professionals who specialize in oral health promotion and disease prevention.
The MDHA organizes workshops and lectures to support continuing education for dental hygienists of Manitoba.
The MDHA’s Mix and Mingle networking event will take place from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on January 27th in room 2E. This event is designed to give MDHA members the opportunity to connect with colleagues from around the province, as well as with the MDHA Board of Directors and staff.
If you are planning on attending the Mix and Mingle event ONLY, please register with the MDHA by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (204) 981-7327
MDHA SPEAKER FEATURE – Dr. Wenche Borgnakke
(Presentation Immediately following the MDHA networking event, at 10 a.m)
Topic: The Traveling Oral Microbiome – and general health AM Session
Periodontitis – what is it, who has it, and why is it important?
Periodontitis and * cardiovascular disease
* adverse pregnancy outcomes
* rheumatoid arthritis
* kidney failure
Topic: Periodontitis and diabetes: a two-way relationship PM Session * effect of diabetes on periodontal tissue
* effect of periodontitis on diabetes control
Periodontal treatment: * effect on general diseases
The links between the mouth and the rest of the body – what do I tell the patient?