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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Empowered. National Dental Hygiene Month 2022, with image of person with short blue hair and yellow shirt, laughing and flexing one arm. ADHA and Colgate logos in corner.

Yay Us!

We are experts, influencers, advocates and leaders. As empowered hygienists we in turn empower our patients with the latest advances in oral health. This October, we are celebrating our amazing dental hygiene community. In partnership with Colgate®, our partners in oral care education, we will expand our expertise nationwide to support patients on their journey to oral health and total wellness.

Empowered Minds Want to Know

All month long, we’ve been serving up education inspiration with a trio of FREE CE webinars. From navigating change to staying empowered to generational awareness, we’re covering trending topics that inspire and energize. Celebrate empowerment with us! If you missed the events, the free recordings are available below for a limited time.

Bonus: All webinar viewers will receive a special offer from Colgate® Optic White® Professional. Make sure watch for details in the recordings!


Lora Haines


Agility and Adaptability Hacks in the Face of Change (1.5 CE)
Speaker: Lora Haines, Certified Coach, JB Training

Our dynamic presenter offered valuable mindset hacks for staying focused and making small adjustments that have a big impact on our ability to be empowered and empower others. Thank you, Lora Haines!

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Phyllis Martina
Jessica Allbritten
Mandy Dennis,
Nicole Ortega


Become An Empowered Hygienist & Explore Career Opportunities (1.5 CE)
Expert panel:
Phyllis Martina, RDH, MBA,

Senior Professional Education Manager for Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jessica Allbritten, RDH
Mandy Dennis, RDH
Nicole Ortega, BSDH

Meet hygienists who are also empowered authors, entrepreneurs, direct access providers, practice movers and shakers, business managers and more! You’ll be inspired by their stories and ready to shape the career path you envision for yourself.

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Sabrina Smith


"Dude, What’s My Job?": Thriving Across Generations (1.5 CE)
Speaker: Sabrina Smith, JB Training

How can we build cross-generational empowered teams and cultivate positive patient outcomes with people of all ages? This fun and informative course outlined some key differences between the generations and common workplace tendencies, and offered valuable tips for creating an open dialogue and promoting collaboration. Thank you, Sabrina Smith!

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