DHAA NSW: Orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony

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The DHAA Ltd invite you to join us for a day on Orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony. The course is suitable for Dentists, Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists. The last hour of the Course will be dedicated to scope of practice for Dental Hygeinists and Oral therapists in regards to orthodontics. Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment in the mixed dentition LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The … Read More

Hands-On Periodontal Workshop

The day that periodontist, Dr Alex Du Bois, chose to relocate from Adelaide to Hobart was a lucky day for DHAA members in Tasmania. While ordering periodontal instruments to establish his new practice, Dr Alex formulated the idea to hold an exclusive event with Hu Friedy. The addition of our existing partnership with Hu Friedy brought the idea to life … Read More

Understanding the new DHAA membership package

Young dental hygienist smiling at the camera in a dental surgery to promote the new DHAA membership package

Last week we announced the new, and improved, DHAA membership package. Here’s some further information about the exciting additions, cost, coverage and more. The Dental Hygienists Association of Australia has a responsibility to provide its members with superior services and continue to enhance member value. This is something we take seriously and are constantly engaging with members and key strategic … Read More

DHAA NSW: High Tea & Lecture With Rochelle McPherson

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The DHAA NSW invites you to join us for High Tea at the iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel along with a two hour CPD lecture from Rochelle McPherson. Lecture Details: What is Orofacial Myology Orofacial Myology (OM) is treatment of the face, tongue, jaw and neck muscles to improve muscle function and tone. Orofacial Myology establishes the correct functional activities of … Read More

Kids can afford to smile

The child dental benefit cap is to be raised to $1000. It’s pretty rare that we get to say nice things about the government, but here’s a little ray of sunshine for the littl’uns from the Department of Health. In a statement issued on February 8 it said: “The Turnbull Government is increasing the rebate available under the Child Dental … Read More

New year – new appointments

The DHAA Ltd is excited to announce the new appointments of State Chairs and Communication Officers. The Board is extremely grateful for the enthusiasm and effort of all of its volunteers. Without them our Association would not function. We have asked each of our new State Chairs to introduce themselves so please take a moment to get to know them and … Read More

Winning the battle against Fluoride fears

As oral health professionals we are often faced with the challenge of educating our patients to trust new or previously feared treatments. So often we get incorrect theories being used against our suggested course of action, and hearing the words “My friend said…” or “I read somewhere…” is normally a good indication that it’s going to be an uphill struggle … Read More

Why I love being a dental hygienist

As dental hygienists and oral health therapists we face a whole variety of situations every day. Most of these will be routine and unsurprising – that’s the nature of what we do – but just occasionally we will be faced with an out-of-the-box challenge. These challenges may take the form of a previously untried procedure or a piece of equipment … Read More

A hugely successful CPD evening in Darwin

Doctor Kere Kobayashi captivated the 20 members that attended his presentation – ‘What’s Behind The Periodontist’s Door’. By walking through a typical working week he got us thinking about our own cases so that we may be able to achieve more success with the help of a periodontist. Dr Kobayashi made a comment that he wasn’t getting the ‘gasps’ that he … Read More