Special Presentations

Opening Ceremonies & Plenary

Friday, October 29 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET
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Prepare to feel a sense of pride in your profession as you head into the day's educational sessions. The opening ceremonies will feature a variety of special guests offering greetings from across the country. The opening plenary, presented by Sarah McVanel, MSc, CSP, PCC, CHRL, CSODP, an inspiring speaker and renowned recognition expert, will help you leverage the exponential power of recognition! Identify key ways to shift your organizational culture to support meaningful connection and lasting change in your practice.

Ten for Ten! Product Showcase

Friday, October 29 | View between 1:00 and 9:00 pm ET
Saturday, October 30 | View between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm ET

Hear presentations from 10 companies on their new and updated products for the dental hygiene profession. Be sure to visit each company’s virtual exhibit booth to learn more


Motivational Moments Presentations

Friday, October 29 | View between 2:00 and 9:00 pm ET

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For the first time, CDHA is offering a take on the popular TED-style talks. CDHA members will share their compelling and inspirational stories with you, renewing your passion for dental hygiene. These powerful presentations will make you laugh, cry, and leave you wanting more. Don’t miss this new and unique conference offering!

Yoga, Stretch Breaks and Meditation

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Morning Energizing Yoga Session


Saturday, October 30 | 11:00 – 11:30 am ET
Get energized with Kim James, registered yoga teacher and RDH! Start the day off well with simple, energizing movements, and reminders to maintain proper position while seated.

Evening Grounding Yoga Session


Saturday, October 30 | 4:30 – 5:00 pm ET
Unwind with Kim James, registered yoga teacher and RDH. End the day with grounding movements to bring you back into your body and breath.

Virtual Stretch Breaks


Geared specifically to dental hygienists, these periodic stretch breaks will encourage you to get up and move! An easy neck and shoulder stretch, and a general stretch will help combat the effects of prolonged sitting. Incorporate these into your clinical practice and promote healthy movement in your office.

Guided Breathing Meditation


Saturday, October 30 | 1:00 – 1:30 pm ET
Learn the benefits of mindfulness and mindfulness meditation and apply them to your clinical practice and daily life. Participate in a guided mindful breathing meditation exercise. Sit in a quiet area, close your eyes, and take in the session. This is your chance to practise much needed self-care.