Events

Smiles for Veterans

August 8, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2015 Smiles for Veterans will be held Saturday, August 8th at the PIMA Institute Dental Hygiene Clinic.  Needed supplies are: mirrors, explorers, cassettes, probes and syringes.  If you can donate items to the event, contact Vicki Munday to let her know.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals

August 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A three (3) hour BLS update course taught by Nestor Mitchell at our Central Office in Lynnwood.  $35.00 for members; $45 for non-members.  This class is for those who need a renewal. Reservations required.  Ten (10) participants minimum for the class to be held.  No refunds after August 1.  Registration Form

2015 House of Delegates

October 10 - 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Annual House of Delegates.  Resolutions and Bylaw amendments submitted by components or members are considered.  New officers and WA delegation to ADHA are elected.  This is the annual business meeting of the Association.  There is a President's Buffet Dinner and Dance on Saturday evening.  All members are welcome to attend and/or to represent your component.

Mission Statement

"The mission of WSDHA is to increase awareness of and access to quality oral health care, to promote the highest standards of research and education, licensure and practice for dental hygienists, and to represent and promote the interests of the dental hygiene profession, as a means to improve the public's health."

WSDHA Goals

  • Maintain a member-driven financially viable organization
  • To serve as the authoritative resource for the profession of dental hygiene
  • Promote consumer advocacy in oral health care as part of total health  
  • Achieve autonomy of dental hygiene education, licensure and practice