Texas Dental Hygienists' Association

2018 Annual Conference Speakers

Attendees are welcome at all conference events and continuing education courses. There is the potential for attendees to earn 8 hours of continuing education credit at no additional cost. All activities are included in the registration cost.
Don't forget to buy your TDHA shirt with your registration for T-Shirt Saturday. Show your TDHA pride!


Mary Otto Mary Otto book cover

Author, Mary Otto, will speak during the IOH Luncheon. She will be autographing books during the Marketplace Reception. Profits from the sales of her book will benefit IOH
Mary Otto is the oral health topic leader for the Association of Health Care Journalists. She began writing about oral health at the Washington Post, where she worked for eight years covering social issues including health care and poverty, and she is the author of Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America (The New Press). She lives in Washington, D.C.


Elijah Desmond Smile at Sea logo

Elijah Desmond owner of Smiles at Sea will present continuing education topics for professional members and students.

Elijah Desmond

Harold Hensen, RDH, PhD from UTDB Houston will present a continuing education targeted for our educators.

For more info - info@texasdha.org