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

When: September 25-26, 2020 

Where: Mariott Uptown 
             2101 Louisiana Blvd NE
             Albuquerque, NM 87110

Time: TBA 

Contact: TBA 

Past Events

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Apr 17, 2020: April 17, 2020 Board of Dental Health Care/Dental Hygienists' Committee-CANCELLED

When:  Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled. 

Where: 5500 San Antonio Dr NE
            Albuquerque, NM 87109

Time: TBD

Contact: Barbara Posler

Agenda available on website 72 hours before the meeting. Click here to view the website. 

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Apr 16, 2020: UNM Dental Hygiene Student Table Clinics- CANCELLED

When: Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled 

Where:  Division of Dental Hygiene 
              900 Yale Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 

Time:  TBD

Contact:  R. Diemer

Food will be provided at this 2CEU event! 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 31, 2020: NM Board of Dental Health Care/Dental Hygienists Committee Meetin

When: January 31, 2020 

Where: 5500 San Antonio Dr NE
            Albuquerque, NM 87109

Time: 8:30am 

Contact: Barbara Posler

Agenda available on website 72 hours before the meeting. Click here to view the website. 

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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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Dec 07, 2019: Posole Ole 2019: NM Special Olympics Annual Fundraiser

When: December 7, 2019 

Where: Albuquerque Internation Balloon Museum 
             9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, 87113

Time: 8:30am-11am 

Contact: Barbara Posler

Join us for lots of fun, food (and exercise) to support New Mexico's Special Olympic athletes. Anyone can donate!  Please consider an online donation of $10 or $20 to the NM Dental Hygienist's fundraising team by clicking here.
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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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Oct 25, 2019: Board of Dental Health Care and Dental Hygienists Committee Rule Hearing and Meeting

When: October 25, 2019 

Where:  2550 Cerrillos Rd
              Rio Grande Conference Room
              Santa Fe, NM 
 
Time: 8:30 a.m.
 
Contact: Barbara Posler
 
Proposed rules are available on the website. Agenda available on website 72 hours before the meeting.
 
Click here to view the Memorandum. 
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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
Name
Membership Number

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

Scientific Session Registration Dentists, Assistants & Students
Type of Provider
Name
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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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Jul 26, 2019: Board of Dental Health Care and Dental Hygienists' Committee meeting

When: Friday, July 26, 2019

Where: 5500 San Antonio NE
             Albuquerque, NM 87109

Time: 8:30am 

Contact:  Barbara Posler

Agenda available on website 72 hours before the meeting.

http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Dental_Health_Care_Members_and_Meetings.aspx

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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 rdiemer@salud.unm.edu 

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 rdiemer@salud.unm.edu 

This course offers 6 CEUs!

Click here to register! 

Click here to view the flyer 

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May 31, 2019 – Jun 01, 2019: Special Olympics 2019

When: May 31, 2019- June 1, 2019 
 
Where: TBA 
 
Time: May 31, 2019: 2-6pm 
          June 1, 2019: 8am-3pm 
 
Contact: Kitty, RDH or (505) 803- 7947
 
Experience a summer fun event! Volunteers needed for dental booth. Join in the fun and excitement at this heart- warming, fun event.
 
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May 10, 2019: UNM Graduation & Award Ceremony 2019

Graduation Ceremony:

When: Friday, May 10, 2019 

Where: ABQ Convention Center Kiva Auditorium 
             401 2nd St. NM, Albuquerque, NM, 87102

Time: 10am
           Doors will open at 9:30am for open seating 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer, PhD

Primary parking is available at the Convention Center Garage located at Martin Luther King Blvd and Broadway (follow the ramp up to the entrance) with overflow parking available at the Civic Plaza garage located at Marquette and 3rd St. Event parking in these garages is $6 per vehicle, without in/out privileges. Additionally, there are numerous other public parking garages and parking lots available throughout downtown close to the Center. Parking fees vary.

Award Ceremony: 

When: May 10, 2019 

Where:  Domenici North Wing, Room 3740 

Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer, PhD

A light dinner will be served, both Senior award winners and Junior Scholarships will be announced 

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May 10, 2019: DACC Pinning Ceremony 2019

When: Friday, May 10, 2019 

Where:  TBD 

Time: TBD 

Contact: TBD

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May 03, 2019: UNM RDH & Dental Resident Alumni Social 2019

When: Friday, May 3, 2019 

Where: UNM Hodgin Hall 

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Contact: Rebecca Diemer, PhD or (505) 272-8205 

Click here to view the flyer! 

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May 02, 2019 – May 04, 2019: Mission of Mercy 2019

When: May 2-4, 2019

Where: Las Cruces Convention Center
             680 E University Ave
             Las Cruces, NM 88001

Time: Thursday, May 2: Clinic Set Up - 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
           Friday, May 3: Clinic Hours - 4:00 am to 7:45 pm
           Saturday, May 4: Clinic Hours - 4:00 am to 7:45 pm
           Saturday, May 4: Clinic Teardown - 7:00 pm to 12:00 am 

Contact: Click here for any questions

Click here for registration & more information! Registration closes on April 14, 2019.

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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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Apr 12, 2019: Board of Dental Health Care and Dental Hygienists' Committee meeting

When: Friday, April 12, 2019

Where: Buildology, Inc. Conference Room
             3601 Pan American Fwy NE, Albuquerque

Time: 8:30am 

Contact:  Barbara Posler

Agenda available on website 72 hours before the meeting.

http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Dental_Health_Care_Members_and_Meetings.aspx

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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! 

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Feb 15, 2019: NMDHA Advocacy Day at the Capitol

When: Friday, February 15, 2019 
 
Where: 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
             Meet in the Capitol Rotunda, east entrance
 
Time: 8:30 am- 12pm 
 
 
All are Invited!
Meet your legislator, promote your profession and oral health
Lunch afterwards, optional
For more information or to carpool, contact B. Posler, RDH  
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Jan 25, 2019: NM Board of Dental Health Care/ Dental Hygienists' Committee Meeting

When: Friday, January 25, 2019 
 
Where: 2550 Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe NM 87505
             2nd floor Conference Room
 
Time: 8:30 am
 
Contact:  Barbara Posler, RDH 
 
The agenda is posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting on the board's website: (link)
For more information or to carpool, contact B. Posler, RDH