National Dental Hygienists Week 2013 – Our time to shine!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in NDHW | 0 comments

NDHW is an excellent opportunity to increase public awareness about the importance of oral health for total health.
National Dental Hygienists Week was April 7-13th, this year.
Congratulations to all who participated this week!  
MDHA invites you to share with us how you celebrated National Dental Hygienists week in your community!  Submit your story to  so it can be featured in the next issue of the MDHA montage.
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MDHA’s 2nd Annual NDHW Blood Drive

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in NDHW | 0 comments

You can make a difference!

Join us for our 2nd MDHA Blood Drive celebrationg National Dental Hygienists Week.

When: all week (April 8-12)!  Our Big Drive Day is Friday, April 12th – every donor gets a free toothbrush.
Where: Canadian Blood Services @ 777 William Ave (ample free parking!)

How to register: Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book a donation appointment. Walk-in’s are also welcome but you’re not guaranteed an appointment.

Don’t forget: mention that you are donating on behalf of the MDHA!

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NDHW….it’s almost here!!!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in NDHW | 0 comments

Have you decided how you will celebrate the profession from April 7 to13? CDHA has a multitude of FREE resources you can download and print—a new flyer of celebration ideas to get you started, publicity tips, Top 10 Oral Health Tips poster, a teeth trivia quiz and much more.

Check it out!

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National Dental Hygienists Week 2012!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in NDHW | 0 comments

It’s almost that time of year again…… National Dental Hygienists Week!!!!

National Dental Hygienists Week, April 8-14th, is quickly approaching and MDHA needs your help!

We have an exciting week of events planned within the community! Last year, MDHA focused our efforts on long-term care and the year prior we focused on oral health education in schools. While both were extremely effective and appreciated, we’ve decided to again switch our focus to another target group. This year, we will be working with the Healthy Start for Mom and Me Parenting Program. We will be providing oral screenings and applying fluoride varnish (as necessary), as well as oral health education to new and expectant mothers and their children. And as always, the success of this year’s initiatives depends greatly on the generosity of our volunteer MDHA members.

We are working with 5 different parenting groups throughout National Dental Hygienists Week. The dates and groups are as follows:
• North End Parenting Program (Prenatal) – Tuesday, April 10, 2012
• Maples Parenting Program (Pre and Postnatal) – Tuesday, April 10, 2012
• Hope Parenting Program (Prenatal) – Wednesday, April 11, 2012
• Weston Parenting Program (Postnatal) – Wednesday, April 11, 2012
• Freight House Parenting Program (Prenatal) – Thursday April 12, 2012

The program runs from 1:30-3:00pm. The oral health presentations will run for the first 45 minutes to an hour then there will be a break for a snack and oral screenings and fluoride varnish application. The size of the groups vary from week to week and can have anywhere from 5 to 20 mothers and children.

MDHA is happy to provide volunteers with all the necessary supplies including toothbrushes (adult and children’s), a presentation plan, fluoride varnish, gloves, mirrors, ect.

Please email Kaleigh ( by Monday, April 2, 2012 if you would like more information or are interested in volunteering!

And don’t forget about the MDHA Blood Drive running all week during National Dental Hygienists Week. Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book your appointment today!

Thanks so much! And Happy National Dental Hygienists Week to you all!

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew

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Celebrate National Dental Hygienist Week!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2010 in NDHW | 0 comments

NDHWThis year the MDHA celebrates National Dental Hygienist week by presenting to kids at Prince Edward School!

The school has 170 students from Kindergarden to grade 6 (8 classes). We are looking for at least one volunteer to present/classroom or preferrably 2 volunteers/classroom, but we’re not limiting how many people volunteer – the more the merrier!!

If you’re interested please email us : info (at)
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 9am (presentation schould take ~45mins)
Place: Prince Edward School, 649 Brazier Street
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And the prizes go to…

Posted by on May 13, 2008 in contest, NDHW | 0 comments

Big Prize

Congratulations to the winners of the MDHA National Dental Hygienists Week contest!

Dental Hygienist Client
Andrea Fruehm Mathew Wallbridge
Margo Nohlgren Zachery Wabick
Rolanda Pelletier Shelly Dreser
Mary Bertone FrederickChartrand
Kathy Griffiths Hannah Schmuland
Karel Lalonde Diana Fields

Thank You to everyone who participated!

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