International Symposium coming to Australia in 2019!

Image of Brisabe skyline with large coloure blocks spelling out the word Brisbane in the foreground

It is with great excitement that the DHAA announce that the 21st International Symposium on Dental Hygiene will be held in Brisbane, Australia, in 2019. The symposium will run from 15-17 August, 2019 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. and be hosted by the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia on behalf of the IFDH. The scientific program will focus … Read More

Cathryn Carboon wins IFDH Award

Cathryn Carboon lines up with her fellow fundraisers

It is with great pride that the DHAA can announce that our very own own Cathryn Carboon has been awarded first place in the 2016 IFDH Social Responsibility Awards. This is a much-deserved recognition of the hard work that Cathryn and the Carevan Foundation Sun Smiles program does in the community. Cathryn manages the oral health promotion and fluoride varnish program in public schools in … Read More

We’re looking for socially responsible dental hygienists

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) believe that we have a social responsibility to address oral health conditions that exist worldwide. For this reason the “Social Responsibility: IFDH Global Oral Health Strategy” conference is currently being planned for 2017. This will be a two-day conference and will bring together experts in leadership, prevention programs, health literacy, and social responsibility, … Read More