DHASNY Launches Child Dental Home
has initiated a public education campaign, “Does Your Child Have a Dental Home
?” encouraging parents/caregivers to establish a dental care “home” for their children by age 1. The project, created by the DHASNY Early Childhood Task Force’s Lorraine Carhart and Wendy Nupp, includes distribution of posters and availability of resource information of oral-healthy procedures for young children.
Set for Saratoga
Save the date and plan to be seen in Saratoga at DHASNY's 2015 Empire Conference
Call for Oral Health
on White House Conference Agenda
DHASNY joined in Oral Health America’s call for oral health to be included in the healthy aging proceedings of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging agenda. The conference is held once each decade. READ MORE
Student Table Clinics
Congratulations to dental hygiene students for the terrific table clinic presentations at the Empire Conference. READ MORE
DHASNY @ NYSOHC
DHASNY was active at the annual meeting of the New York State Oral Health Coalition in Troy on “Oral Health Programs and Practices Making a Difference, in terms of both presenters and attendees.
Presentations included Coalition Co-Chair Mary Ellen Yankosky, our Director of Policy and Advocacy, on the new collaborative practice law; Noreen Myers-Wright, our Director at Large, on Project Stay’s oral health education and care in New York City (above at left talking with an attendee); and member Julie Ruggerio of Rochester on teledentistry expanding student experiences.