Oregon Dental Hygiene Student Conference


Create Pathways for your Future at our 2022 Oregon Dental Hygiene Student Conference - designed by students for students. 

This practical experience will take you out of the classroom and clinic allowing you to focus primarily on your career development. Connect with peers and professionals while you get an inside glimpse at board preparation, job searching advice, and successful tips for working in a dental practice.
Friday, January 28, 2022

Oregon Dental Hygiene Student Conference

Welcome & Introductions - Laura Vanderwerf, ODHA President

Welcome & Introductions - Tina Clark, ODHA Student Relations Director

  Track 1 Track 2
1:10 - 2:00 PM

Career Panel

Juanita Simpson - Public Health
Kelly Tanner - Entrepreneur
Winnie Furnari - Forensic Dentistry
Mark Kobylinsky - Dental Therapy
Mollie Tate - Restorative

Interviewing Tips

Melissa Turner, BASDH, RDH, EFDA
Hygiene Advisor

2:10 - 3:00 PM

Expanding Practice Dental Hygiene

Ilya Babiy - OnSite Oral Health Care
Tracy Brunkhorst - Expanded Practice
Lori Killen Aus - Expanded Practice

Dental Hygiene Scientific Review

Bernadette Schlaefer, RDH
Scientific Relations Manager
Procter & Gamble Vrest Oral-B

3:10 - 4:00 PM

Optimize your Treatment Outcomes with Effective & Efficient Procedural Choices

Monica Monsantofils, RDH
Clinial Educator
Dentsply Sirona

Dental Hygiene Licensure: Which Clinical Board Exam is Right for You?

Lisa J. Rowley, RDH
Advocacy Director
Oregon Dental Hygienists' Association