Upcoming Events

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Sep 23, 2022 – Sep 24, 2022: NM Mission of Mercy (MOM)

When:  Friday & Saturday, September 23 & 24, 2022

Where:  McGee Park, Farmington, NM

Volunteer registration will start April 2022. For more information click/tap here.

Past Events

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Mar 26, 2022: Super CE Saturday

When: Saturday, March 26, 2022

Where: Live feed Zoom link.

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm 



8:30 - 9:30  New Guidance for Infant Feeding:  Solving the Mystery of Food Allergy Prevention
9:45 - 11:45  Integrating Lasers Into Dental Hygiene Practice (A Refresher Course)
12:00 - 12:30  General Membership Meeting and Updates
12:30 - 2:15  Recognizing Facial and Oral Lesions for Referral
2:30 - 3:30  Infection Control During COVID.

Click/tap here to view the flyer! 

Click/tap here to view the Program/Schedule!

CE certificates will be emailed to attendees by April 10.

Refunds after March 21 will reflect a $15 processing fee.

No refunds after March 24.

Speakers & attendees will be able to interact in real time (synchronous), which allows for the CEs to count as in-person CEs.  In other words, Super CE Saturday will not count against the maximum number of CEs allowed in the category of online, webinar, or self-study courses.

The separate option of BLS CPR closed on March 1.  For those who registered for CPR, please direct questions to CathySovereign: or 505-440-4967

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Nov 01, 2021 – Nov 30, 2021: NAPPR November Diabetes Run/Walk 2021

NAPPR has a large focus on dental care and support.
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Oct 22, 2021: NM Board of Dental Health Care Meeting

When:  Friday, October 22, 2021

Time:  8:30 AM

NMDHA contact:

In-person & virtual options available.

The agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board's website at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Location, "join" information and all other information pertaining to the meeting can also be found on the Board's website:

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Sep 17, 2021 – Sep 18, 2021: Scientific Session 2021

To keep everyone safe during Scientific Session, NMDHA will be following the Governor's COVID-19 protocols.

When:  Friday, September 17 and Saturday, September 18, 2021

Where:  The Marriott Uptown
              2101 Louisiana NE
              Albuquerque, NM 87110

Time:  Click/tap here for full two-day Program

Contact for questions:

Special Diatary Needs:  marykayevigil@aolcom

Online registration is now CLOSED, but on-site registration will be available.  However, meals cannot be guaranteed with on-site registration.

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Apr 16, 2021: New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care Meeting

When:  Friday, April 16, 2021

Where:  Via Cisco Webex Meetings or by phone. Join information can be found on the Board's website. The agenda will be posted and available 72 hours prior to the meeting and can be found at the same site.

Time:  8:30 am


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Apr 15, 2021: UNM Dental Hygiene Student Table Clinics, now called Informative Poster Sessions

UNM Table Clinics 2021

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Mar 20, 2021: Super CE Saturday - 6 live CEUs via Zoom. Also optional CPR on Friday


When: Friday, March 19, 2021 

Deadline to register for CPR was February 25, 2021.  CPR registration is now closed.


When: Saturday, March 20, 2021 

Where: via ZOOM 

Time: 8am-3pm 


Please select the appropriate option and hit "Add to Cart"  

Paypal account is NOT needed to register 

Super CE Saturday

*****CLICK here TO VIEW THE FLYER!*****

Be sure to register early! Attendance limited.
Registration deadline for Saturday CEs:  Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Feb 18, 2021: Advocacy and Dental Hygiene Scope of Practice in NM

When:  Thursday, February 18, 2021 

Where: TBD 

Time:  5:15-6pm 

Contact: Barbara Posler

Please RSVP to recieve the link

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Dec 03, 2020: Cancer Screening and Oral ID

By Vicki Munday, RDH, BS.  Learn how to incorporate effective cancr screening protocols into your busy schedule.

When:  Thursday, December 3, 2020 via Zoom.  A "join the meeting" link will be emailed to registrants before Dec. 3.

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (1CEU)

Cost:  FREE to ADHA members; $15 for non-members.  

ADHA members please contact Barb Posler to be added to registration list.

Non-members  can sign up on CEs page.

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Sep 25, 2020 – Sep 26, 2020: Scientific Session 2020

When: September 25-26, 2020 

Where: Virtual via ZOOM 

Time: Friday, September 25, 2020: 7:30am-4pm 
          Saturday, September 26, 2020: 8am-4pm 

Contact: Barbara Posler

Click here to view the flyer. 


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Aug 27, 2020: Challenges of Getting Back to the Op

When: Thursday, August 27, 2020 

Where: ZOOM 

Time: 7pm 

Contact: Barbara Posler

Join us for our 1HR CE! 

Click here to view the flyer! 

Register by selecting the appropriate option from the drop down menu below!

Challengs of Getting Back to the Op
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Jun 19, 2020: Dental Hygiene Laser Certification Course

When: Friday, June 19, 2020 

Where: UNM School of Medicine 

Time: 9am-4pm 

Contact: TBD

Click here to view the flyer 

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Mar 21, 2020: Super CE Saturday 2020 & CPR/Bloodborne Pathogens

Super CE Saturday, March 21, will held ONLINE via ZOOM instead of in person because of the restrictions regarding group meetings that are currently in place. Because of the interactive format, this online CE will count the same as being there in person.  You may connect via your phone (audio only), Zoom app downloaded on your phone, or any laptop or computer. You are invited to register at the regular member/non-member fee. If you are already registered, you will receive an email with the meeting link and instructions. 
Contact Valoree if you experience any issues connecting (505) 360-5999
The CPR and Bloodborne Pathogens course on Friday, March 20, will be re-scheduled for a date later in April.

When: March 20-21, 2020 

Where: UNM Domenici Center North 

Time: Friday 12:30pm-4:30pm
          Saturday 8am-3:15pm 

Contact: B. Posler

Click here to view the flyer

Select below the appropriate option from drop down and click add to cart. A Paypal account is not needed to complete your registration. Separate transactions are not necessary if registering for both Friday and Saturday. Click all necessary options needed and the Paypal cart will update. 

Bloodborne Pathogens Course
Super CE Saturday
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Feb 14, 2020: Save the Date: Dental Hygiene Advocacy Day at the Capitol

When: February 14, 2020 

Where: Capitol Rotunda 

Time: 8:30am 

Contact: Barbara Posler

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Jan 30, 2020: "How does Oral Health Relate to Wellness?" by Dr. Geraldo Cinelo 1.5 CEUs

When: January 30, 2020 

Where: Taylor Ranch Community Center
             4900 Kachina St. NW, 87120 

Time: 6pm-7:30pm 

Contact: Emilie Kruger

Come early or after work and enjoy refreshments and camaraderie! 

Sponsored by High Desert Dental Hygienists' Association 

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Nov 16, 2019: Free 1CEU: Essential Oils in the Operatory and Beyond

When: November 16, 2019 

Where: North Domingo Baca Community Center
             7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque, NM

Time: 9:30am 

Contact: E. Kruger

Molly Dayton, a representative of DoTerra Essential oils, who will speak on the use of essential oils to enhance patient experience, and provide a more therapeutic environment for staff members as well! 

Refreshments provided and short meeting to follow! 

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Sep 27, 2019 – Sep 28, 2019: Scientific Session 2019

When: September 27-28, 2019 

Where: Nativo Lodge 
             6000 Pan American Freeway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Time: September 27, 2019: 7:30am-4:30pm
          September 28, 2019: 8am-4:30pm 

Contact: Mary Kaye Vigil, RDH

Click here to view the flyer! 

Click below to register as a Dental Hygienist & 2019 Grads: 

Scientific Session Registration for Registered Dental Hygienists
Membership Number

Click below to register as a Dentist, Dental Assistant, or Students: 

Scientific Session Registration Dentists, Assistants & Students
Type of Provider
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Sep 13, 2019: Sept. 13. 2019 HDDHA Senior Student Social and Career Seminar 1CEU

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019  6 to 8 pm
WHERE: North Domingo Baca Multi-generational Center
               7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque
Time: 6-8pm 
WHAT: All hygienists are invited to share your professional work experiences with the next class of dental hygiene graduates.
Contact: J.J. Martinez (505) 730-1046
Join us for food, fun and learning! Click here to view the flyer! 
Sponsored by High Desert Dental Hygienists' Association
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Jun 21, 2019 – Jun 23, 2019: ADHA Annual Conference 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019 

Where: Louisville, KY 

Time: TBA 

Contact:  ADHA

Click here to register! 

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Jun 21, 2019: Etiology and Systemic Effects of HIV and Impact on Oral Health

When: Friday, June 21, 2019 

Where: UNM Novitski Hall 

Time: 10am-12pm 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer, PhD at 

This course offers 2 CEUs for $25! 

Click here to register for this CE course! 

Click here to view the flyer 

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Jun 14, 2019: Dental Hygiene Laser Certification Course

When:  Friday, June 14, 2019 

Where: UNM Dental Hygiene Department 

Time: 9am- 4pm 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer, PhD at 

This course offers 6 CEUs!

Click here to register! 

Click here to view the flyer 

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Apr 27, 2019: Posture & Pain Management and Dental Care & Essential Oils CE

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019 

Where: San Juan College Zia Conference Room 
             4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402

Time: 9am-1pm 

Contact: Valoree Althoff, RDH

Registration Fees: 
Dental Hygienist: (ADHA Member) $50.00 
                            (Non-ADHA Member) $60.00 

Dental Assistant: $40.00 

Dentist: $75.00 

Click here to view the flyer! 

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Apr 18, 2019: Dental Hygiene Student Table Clinics 2019

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019 

Where: UNM Division of Dental Hygiene 
             900 Yale Blvd NE 

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer 

Come join the UNM students at their Table Clinics for 2 CEU's! 

Food will be provided. 

Click here to view the flyer! 

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Apr 12, 2019 – Apr 13, 2019: Super CE Saturday 2019

When: April 12-13, 2019 

Where: UNM Domenici Center 
             1001 Standford NE North Wing Room 2720 
             Albuquerque, NM 87104 

Please park in unmarked spaces in M lot, West of Domenici Center. A permit is NOT required. 

Time: April 12, 2019: 12:30pm- 4:30pm 
           April 13, 2019 8am- 3:15pm 

Contact: Christina Calleros, RDH

Click here to view the flyer 

Participate in the NMHYPAC raffle by bringing this completed form with payment! 

Click here to view the NMHYPAC Raffle flyer! 

Online registration has closed. Same day registration will be available! 

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Feb 22, 2019: PMI Dental Hygiene Poster Session 2019

When:  Friday, February 22, 2019 

Where:  North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center 
              7521 Carmel Ave NE, 87113 

Time:  6:15pm- 8:15pm 

Contact: Krista Luna 

Click here to view the flyer! Attend and earn 2 CE Credits!