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Due to COVID-19 restrictions our annual conference has limited space. Register now to reserve your place.

Don't miss this conference if:

  •  You are you an independent dental hygienist in Ontario

  • You are thinking about opening an independent dental hygiene practice

  • You are interested in learning more about what it's like to be an independent dental hygienist  

 

A perfect opportunity to network, get ideas, speak with vendors and learn from unique speakers. This is the DHPO's most saught after event and is open for all RDH's to attend. Check back for more details. 

Details

Speakers

DATE: Friday, September 24
           & Saturday, September 25 2021


PRICE: $195.00 
 
CONFERENCE: 8:30am - 5:00pm (Friday & Saturday)
COCKTAILS & NETWORKING: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (Friday evening)
 
INCLUDES: Continental breakfast, lunch, all day coffee/tea/water, swag bag, door prizes, speakers, access to all vendors

LOCATION: Traditions Banquet Hall
                    142 John St., Barrie, ON, L4N 2L2

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS: Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton
                                                    74 Bryne Dr. Barrie, ON L4N 9Y4
                                                   (705)719-9666
                                                   

 

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Anna Louise Tolan RDH, FADIA

PERSON CENTERED CARE PERFECTED BY THE INDEPENDENT DENTAL HYGIENIST

Empower yourself with communication skills to market your strength and commitment for each client. Grow your professional network to increase accessibility and improve the healthcare you provide. Learn how to recognise the need to incorporate person-centred care, identify communication strategies, and recognise how a focus on wellness will improve the overall health of a client and expand your practice. 

Kim Kung RDH, OROFACIAL MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPIST

AIRWAY HEALTH AND THE DENTAL HYGIENIST'S ROLE

Knowing how to connect the dots between our client’s oral health, oral function, breathing and overall health can help us identify and prevent potential airway health disorders to improve our clients’ growth, sleep and overall health. Learn how orofacial myofunctional therapy can be incorporated into a dental hygiene practice and benefit clients overall health.

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Jenne Todd OWNER / ENTREPRENEUR, SHIFT COLLECTIVE.CA

CONFIDENT ON CAMERA: CONNECTING THROUGH OUR BUISNESS

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Create compelling messaging and build relationships to stand out as independent providers.

We believe in the impact we have on the clients we serve. It’s our responsibility to share our message in a unique way so we can help more people achieve exceptional care.

The best way extend that message is through video!

Jenne will share current, high-level strategies for honing your message and connecting through video in a rapidly changing online landscape.

Jonah Arnold HEALTHCARE LAWYER, WEINMAN ARNOLD LLP,

LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING THE INDEPENDENT DH

The legal aspects of starting and operating a business are huge. Having professional help to navigate things such as incorporating, regulations and policies is imperative.

 

Join Jonah for this interactive and informative session that will focus on relevant legal information specifically impacting the independent DH. Have your questions ready and Jonah will be happy to answer them for you!

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Vendors  (check back for additional vendors)

Be sure to visit our sponsors on site on day 2 of the conference!

Gold Sponsor

Crest & OralB have been supporting the dental hygiene professions and clients for decades. Empowering clinicians to improve the oral health of their clients with an innovative and scientifically proven product line. www.oralb.ca

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O'Hehir University offers a six-month degree completion program specifically for Registered Dental Hygienists. The O’Hehir University Bachelor of Science degree completion program in Oral Health Promotion encompasses both traditional approaches to prevention and innovative new science-based concepts leading to the end of dental disease. https://ohehiruniversity.org/

Silver Sponsor

Orascoptic has been a pioneer in the medical vision industry for over 30 years, designing award-winning dental loupes, surgical loupes, hygiene loupes and surgical headlights. focused on innovation and continually delivering game changing technology that shatters the status quo. www.orascoptic.com

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Oral Science is proud to support your office with proven treatments and interventions.Create an optimal patient experience with predictable outcomes for patients suffering from High Risk Caries, Periodontitis and Peri-Implantitis, Xerostomia, Oral Lesions, and Tooth Sensitivity. www.oralscience.ca

Bronze Sponsor

At Allain Malik Financial group we believe that no financial strategy is complete without a plan to protect yourself, your business and your loved ones from financial loss. Visit us to discuss insurance or financial strategies that will work best for you and your business. www.allainmalik.com

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The reusable dental floss putting hassle-free hygiene at your fingertips, this string-free solution is easy to use, shred resistant & reusable. Visit our booth to test out this new product for yourself!  www.simplyfloss.com

VOCO - the dental material specialists. With branded preventative products they lead the way in innovation and quality. Dedicated to serving dentistry means that research and development is laser focused. While headquarters remain in Germany, they have grown to be a one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the dental field. www.voco.dental/en/home.aspx

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The first mobile dental hygiene equipment rental company. Bringing Mobile DH Solutions to independent dental hygienists to help them achieve a healthy work life balance, increase job satisfaction, level up client care & be their own boss! Helping Independent Dental Hygienists access clients in non-traditional settings, so they can increase access to care, work less, make more and finally be able to achieve their dream lifestyles. https://www.mobiledentalhygienesolutions.ca/

Diamond Sharp will be on-site at the DHPO conference so bring 10 of your favourite instruments to be professional sharpened! DHPO members will get 10% OFF all day. Must pre-register HERE www.diamondsharp.ca

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Additional Sponsors:

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Check back for more exciting updates