2020 NCDHA ELECTIONS

2020 NCDHA ELECTIONS

We are pleased to announce, nominations for NCDHA leadership positions… Are now open! Leadership positions available for nomination include: Secretary, Treasurer Elect, Vice President, and President-Elect. Nominate yourself or a colleague today and help move...
Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

by Brigette Easter, Written March 17, 2020 As a dental hygienist and healthcare provider, I am exposed to dangerous bacteria, viruses, etc on a daily basis by the creation of aerosols. We (dental hygienists) are HIGHLY trained in infection control practices, standard...
Board of Trustee’s Meeting

Board of Trustee’s Meeting

We are having our quarterly Board of Trustees meeting Saturday, March 21, via teleconference! We encourage you to reach out to your component trustee prior to the meeting and have a conversation about some of the items that will be discussed during the meeting. We...

Lori Hendrick

Lori Hendrick, MS, CDA, CDT, RDH Lori began her career in dentistry as a DAI, while on summer break for her family dentist. College opportunities led her down the path to pursue a degree in education from Gardner Webb University, however, an opportunity to work in a...

Brigette Easter

Brigette Easter, RDH, BSDH, began her dental career as a dental assistant in 1998 for a growing periodontal practice in Winston Salem, NC. She furthered her education by receiving her Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene from Guilford Technical Community College in...

Kristy Wieder

As NCDHA’s Treasurer, Kristy Wieder is excited for the opportunity to serve the dental hygiene community at the state level!  After working for several years as a dental assistant, Kristy couldn’t get enough of the dental world and decided to go back to school to...

Melissa McLain

Melissa McLain, CDA, RDH, has over 18 years of experience in the dental profession, and is licensed in both North and South Carolina! Melissa attended York Technical Community College in Rock Hill, South Carolina where she received her Certified Dental Assisting...
Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

  This year, during our 2nd Annual Session, we awarded our inaugural Volunteer of the Year Award! We created this award to recognize an outstanding volunteer for their unselfish and dedicated service to our association! The 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award was...
Public Hearing

Public Hearing

REMINDER!!! In a little over one week, on October 10, 2019, the NC State Board of Dental Examiners is holding a public hearing, at their office: 2000 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 160, Morrisville, NC, to discuss proposed rule changes that will address the overwhelming...

Karen Bragman

Karyn is a North Carolina native and considers herself a Tar Heel for life! She graduated from Lees-McRae College with a Bachelor’s of Science in biology in 2010 and then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in...
NCDHA Recognition

NCDHA Recognition

Join us in congratulating our very own, Brigette Easter, RDH, BSDH, on being accepted to the 2019 Unleashing Your Potential Leadership Workshop! Brigette will join several dental hygienists from each ADHA District in Chicago, for a weekend of professional development...
President’s Message

President’s Message

It is an honor and privilege to serve as President of the North Carolina Dental Hygienists’ Association. This year, our theme is the White Oak. White Oaks-one of the most magnificent trees in the eastern states. They can grow tall and wide and live to be over 200...