Thank you to everyone who participated in SCDHA's 26th annual Dental Hygiene Symposium.  We had such a great turn out and we thank you all for your support.  #RDHStrong #unitedwesoar 

 Go ahead and save the date for next year...October 4th and 5th at the Columbia Convention Center.  If you have not had the pleasure to visit the Columbia Convention Center it is a beautiful new facility in the heart of the vista with tons a restaurants and several nice hotels in walking distance.  It will be a fun place to switch things up a bit for next year and try a new venue.

Here is the schedule of speakers and events for SCDHA Symposium 2018.  If you need to download the schedule simply click on the link for the word document below.   The fees are also available to download below.

2018 Symposium Schedule



4:00- until Exhibit set up time                        Cambridge Hall

6:30 pm SCDHA Executive Board Meeting with Dinner         Winchester    



7:00 am     Registration Opens                         Towers Hall

7:30-2:00   Exhibits Open                             Cambridge Hall

8:00-8:30   Opening Greetings President Johnson Kensington DEF                  

             *Student recognition and Door Prizes*

8:30-12:00 Changing the Face of Dental Hygiene   KensingtonDEF

         “ An Expert Clinician and Prevention Specialist”

       Speaker Lillian Caperila Sponsor Premier     3 CEU's              

10:00-10:30 Break and Visit Exhibits                 Cambridge Hall

12:15-2:00 Business Meeting,Lunch, Installation     Kensington DEF

                   New Products Lunch and Learn     1CEU

12:45-1:45   SCSDHA Student Meeting                   Windsor AB

12:00-2:00   CPR Course with Boxed Lunch           Pembroke

2:00-5:00 CE The Mystique in Changing Patients Behavior  

“Use of Motivational Interviewing technique         Kensington DEF

               in healthcare settings”        

       Speaker Lillian Caperila Sponsor Premier       3 CEU’s

5:00-7:00   President’s Reception and Auction     Vista 1 and 2



7:00 am   Registration Opens                         Towers Hall

7:30-1:30 Exhibits Open                               Cambridge Hall

8:00-10:00 CE E cigarettes and Hookahs:

       “Current Trends in Tobacco and Smoking”   Kensington DEF                                    

         Speaker Carol Jahn Sponsor Water Pik           2 CEU’s              

10:00-10:30 Break and Visit Exhibits               Cambridge 10:30-12:30 There is No Generation Gap         Kensington DEF

               “How to treat Patients 8-98”

         Speaker Carol Jahn Sponsor Water Pik           2 CEU’s    

12:30-2:00   Exploring Clinical Setting Options   Kensington G

“Hear from Colleagues practicing in Alternate Settings”

                 Guest Speakers and Luncheon             1 CEU

2:00-4:00   Infection Control in Practice       Kensington DEF

           Speaker Lori Paschall Sponsor Hu Friedy     2 CEU’s