The ODHS season of continuing education courses has now come to a close.

Please help us kick off our new season at the Annual Trade Show and Social on Thursday September 15, 2016 at the St. Elias Centre.

Membership purchase and renewal opens on August 15, 2016.

See below for a Sneak Peak into next year's line up of courses.

Dates, locations and speakers are not fully confirmed yet.  Should you have any ideas or contact information regarding speakers, please let us know.  Your input is greatly appreciated.  Send ideas to

Dental Hygiene Products: Upside, downside and in between. What’s right? Are you giving the right information on toothpaste, mouth rinses and other oral hygiene products?   Speaker: Judy Bendit, RDH, BS

WHIMIS – What’s New?  Speaker: Jessica Lund TOY MOUNTAIN DRIVE

CPR (a.m. session) and/or First Aid (p.m. session) Trainer: Canadian Group Emergency Training Inc.

Periodontics – The relationship between periodontics and systemic diseases.

Your Portfolio – And all that goes with it.  Speaker: Michelle Aube, RDH

Oral Pathology

Record Keeping


Our 26th Annual Trade Show and Social will be held on Thursday September 15, 2016 at the St. Elias Centre from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  Set up 5:00 - 6:00 pm   more information for suppliers

Suppliers can register and purchase a trade show table by selecting register below. No password required.

Purchase Trade Show Table - 2016
September 15, 2016
6:00 pm
Event Information
To pay by cheque, please email Robin Stout at
Purchase Trade Show Table - 2016
September 15, 2016,6:00 PM
Regular ($180.00)
Single Cost
Total Cost
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toy mountain 2015 export

The Ottawa Dental Hygienists Society Toy Mountain drop off of 7 bags of toys to Chris Agbaje of the TD bank, Santa’s Elf Rachel Shaw and Kathleen Feres Patry of Kanata Dental Hygiene.

The ODHS 17th Toy Mountain drive was held during the November meeting.

Ottawa children will have smiles on their faces on Christmas morning.  Thanks to these colleagues for participating:

Susan Adiwinata Hg, Kristy Campbell, Caitlin Cashubec, Linda Chevalier, Marg Clunie, Shannon Corry, Nancy Fasken-Edwards, Suzanne Gauthier, Jessica Hendrikx, Kathy Higgin, Diana McGee, Corrine McGuire, Sheryl Millar, Jane O’Neil, Kelly Patterson, Jessica Pinto, Cheryl Ringrose, Teri E. Saade, Marianne Lavallee-Stoddart, Nathalie Wolfe, Kathy Webb

The participation prize winner was Nathalie Wolfe.

Kathleen Feres Patry

The ODHS would also like to thank all those who participated in Toy Mountain campaign this year.  We would also like to thank Kathleen for her many years of organizing this important event!


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