Independent Practice Connections Café

Kelowna (TODS)

Kelowna, BC
Saturday, October 20, 2018
10:45 am–12:30 pm
Online registration closes October 9
On-site registration cannot be guaranteed

Delta Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort
1310 Water St.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9P3


As we approach the end of a decade of strong growth in independent practice in Canada, with exceptional growth in the last two years alone, current independent dental hygienists (IDHs) and those interested in learning more about what it takes to be an IDH are invited to attend our networking event during the TODS Meeting.

CDHA’s Independent Practice Advisor, Amanda Acker, will provide an update at the beginning of the session addressing current trends in independent practice in Canada and available CDHA resources.

Afterward, mix and mingle with both established and aspiring IDHs to discuss issues and opportunities relevant to dental hygiene entrepreneurs. This will also be an excellent opportunity to learn about what it takes to become an IDH in Canada. You’ll also have a chance to swap contact information, so bring your business cards and expand your network of like-minded professionals!


Presenter: Amanda Acker, DipDH, RDH – Independent Practice Advisor, Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Amanda Acker, DipDH, RDH – Independent Practice Advisor, Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Amanda Acker graduated from Algonquin College in 2001. In 2011 she became self initiated and began the journey to independent dental hygiene. Her Ottawa clinic is multidisciplinary, offering the services of a denturist and dentist, in addition to those of dental hygienists. Amanda works closely with many community-based organisations. She also works as a peer mentor with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. As CDHA’s independent practice advisor since 2015, Amanda is your first line of contact for business and independent practice advice.

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