Where the profession of dental hygiene began in 1913
Irene M. Newman (1875-1958)
The first dental hygienist.
The first President of the Connecticut Dental
Hygienists' Association in the early 1900's.
Kristin Minihan-Anderson, MSDH, RDH
of the Connecticut Dental Hygienists'
Volunteering and Employment Opportunities
The following is a paid advertisement - Job posting date: 04-25-23
William J. Witkowski, DMD & Casey Foster, DMD
"We are a very busy two doctor general dentist practice looking to expand our hygiene team. Our focus is a family oriented, friendly educational, compassionate and professional environment. We are interested in any hygienists who are highly motivated, outgoing and team oriented. We are looking for someone who has an ultimate passion for the dental field and loves what they do! If interested, please contact our office by phone or email.
We are looking for Part-Full time positions for a fully licensed RDH. We are open to new graduates who have completed at least 2 years minimum of clinical practice.
IRA after 1 year
Paid vacation and sick days
Myriah Saucier, RDA, Office Manager
360 Main Street
Durham, CT 06422
Office: (860) 349-1123
The following is a paid advertisement - Job posting date: 05-09-23
Dr. George Landress D.D.S.,M.A.G.D.,D.A.B.D.S.M.
93 West St.
Danbury CT, 06810
The following is a paid advertisement - Job posting date: 05-11-23
Seeking members to volunteer for committee roles with CDHA
Audit / Financial planning committee: Each year, new ideas, problems and opportunities come to light for improving the fiscal integrity of CDHA. This committee meets annually after the fiscal year (Dec1-Nov30) end to assist in making recommendations for improvements of internal controls for cash receipt and disbursement processes, accurate reporting and record keeping, and general financial management. They perform quarterly spot tests of financial controls and report concerns to the BOT. They also must become familiar with the activities of our CDHA Treasurer and participate in planning for the Budget committee.
Budget Committee: Assists in preparing a proposed budget for the coming fiscal year based on budget requests from officers and committees and the current financial status of CDHA
Bylaws, Policy and Procedure Committee: Maintains and updates P & P manual / Delegates manuals needed including additions for newly adopted HOD policies. Review for inconsistencies. Candidates for this committee must have excellent attention to detail and strong skills in written communications.
Website management / under Communications Committee: Updates and maintains information on the website (created via Wix). Organizes information and resources on the website in an easy to access manner. Candidates for this committee must have attention to detail, computer/tech savvy, and have an eye for graphics/design.
Social media management / under Communications committee: Updates, maintains, and creates content for social media pages – Facebook, Instragram, Twitter, Linkdin, Pintrest. Monitor other related social media sites for comments and opportunities for promoting CDHA interests.
Fundraising Committee: Create and coordinate opportunities for income to our general funds and scholarships. We need to generate money in order to provide services to our members and for our association to be able to function to its best ability. Candidates for this committee should have fun and creative ideas, experience with event planning and great organizational skills.
Liasson to ADHA IOH: Promotes ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health fundraising efforts. Communications information from ADHA regarding IOH activities to CDHA/members. Candidates should have some computer/tech savvy skills.
Legislative Committee: Supports efforts to remove access of care barriers, ensures RDH representation in government activities, promotes advancement and protection of the profession via communication and activity with contracted/paid Lobbyists. Creates and promotes correspondence and testimony for legislators. Participates in Lobby Day activities at the Capitol. Candidates for this committee should have good written communication skills and an understanding of the legislative process.
Nutmeg Annual Session / Continuing Education Committee: Responsible for organizing all events for Nutmeg Annual Session including House of Delegates, student activities, ConnHyPAC events, President’s receptions, Red Shoe / Mabel Awards Gala, trade show and all statewide continuing education courses. Maintains a file of potential continuing education speakers. Selects venues for events. Manages event registration, set up, audio-visual equipment, and supplies. Candidates for this committee should have exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, experience in event planning, and computer / tech savvy skills.
Connecticut Mission of Mercy holds mini events and one large event throughout the year, through which free dental care is provided to the underserved and uninsured in Connecticut. Since the first event in 2008, thousands of people have been provided with the necessary dental and dental hygiene care that have contributed to the betterment of their oral and overall health.
If you are interested in volunteering, please click here for more information:
Become a Volunteer
Special Olympics Connecticut would not exist today and could not have been established without the time, energy, and dedication of thousands of volunteers. Almost 10,000 volunteers dedicate their time to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams annually here in our state.
On behalf of the athletes we serve, thank you for your interest in getting involved as a volunteer.
Who Can Become a Volunteer?
Our volunteer base includes students, senior citizens, business groups, professionals, civic organizations, families, amateur and professional athletes, and coaches, to name a few. In other words, ANYONE CAN GET INVOLVED!
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DENTAL HYGIENIST PT or FT: Are you looking for an enjoyable career where you will be appreciated and well compensated? If so, we are the practice for you. We are a modern office that focuses on comprehensive, best option dentistry for all of our patients. We are looking for a skilled hygienist with excellent communications skills to help educate our patients about necessary care. Experience preferred, but we would consider training a new grad with a great attitude. Excellent pay and benefits!
Please email your resume along with a paragraph about why you think that you will be our next super star team member for