Products and Technology: Old, New, Tried and True & Cotton Mouth
Speaker: Lory Laughter, RDH, MS
Shown on ADHA’s Professional Spotlight Feature
Robert Bashouri, RDH of San Diego.
Robert is a new guy-gienist. Graduating with honors from Concorde College in July 2015 and recognized as the Graduate of Distinction. He enjoys educating his patients with their oral hygiene needs and loves to see the progression of health within each appointment. Robert is also passionate in giving back and helping those who are underserved and uninsured with various community events throughout San Diego. When Roberts not gloved up and scaling away, he enjoys happy hour on Fridays, hiking on Saturdays, and brunches on Sunday. Read his full interview about his start in the profession, and advice he would share with other new professionals here.
SDCDHS supported Trish Thomas who coordinated the Oral Cancer Walk/Run, and fellow board member Kryststelyn Paras Mendoza showed support with amazing face painting for the kids who participated.
General Dinner Meeting – Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The second picture shows the newly elected SDCDHS Executive Board
Past President: Darcie Bell; President: Brad Cushman; President-Elect: Ashley Quezada; VP of Professional Development: Shiva Abadi; Treasurer: Tsuyoshi Nakata; Trustee: Heidi Coggan; Alternate Trustee: Trish Thomas
SDCDHS Trusee, Heidi Coggan, RDHAP and Alternate Trustee, Trish Thomas, RDH did a meet and greet introductory visit to the team members of Assembly member Toni Atkins, 78th District and Assembly member Shirley Weber, 79th District. They both had an opportunity to speak on our profession as a RDH and RDHAP, the direct link between our oral and systemic health and the importance to improve access to care.
General Dinner Meeting & Student Night
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
SDCDHS 1st Boot Camp
December 5th meeting:
Allison de Jong-New RDH graduate and proud winner of the Crown Seating Saddle Chair
and President Brad Cushman with our speaker Cathy Seckman, RDH
SDCDHS recognized, at the Dec. 5 CE, the following Past SDCDHS Presidents and thanked them for their leadership by presenting them with a pointsettia.
Susan Clark-2012 & 2013
Joan Vrielink-Capito-1989 & 1990
Jeri Badour-2000,2009,& 2010
Heidi Coggan at the BOT meeting in Sacramento
2015 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
GO CHICKS WITH PICKS!
SDCDHS working with Share the Care and senior students Elise and Shara from San Joaquin Valley College San Diego providing resources to the community of Fallbrook at their Family Health Day. This event is sponsored by the Tzu Chi foundation and is for the reaches out to the uninsured population.
30th annual Foster Family Picnic.
What a beautiful day and huge turnout for the 30th annual Foster Family Picnic. SDCDHS was proud to volunteer its help in collaboration with Share the Care and students from SWC to give dental screenings and fluoride varnish to many wonderful foster children. We look forward to our next chance to help increase wellness and health to the people of San Diego.
Torrey Pines Hike
2015 HOD Meeting-Harrah’s Resort Southern California
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Moving and organizing our new SDCDHS storage unit, while making tote bags filled with goodies for women and children
Student photos from the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 General Meeting
(from left to right: Southwestern College DH Students, Concorde College DH Students, and San Joaquin Valley College DH Students)
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 General Meeting
Featuring Kristie Menage-Bernie, RDH, BS, RYT: 30 Ways To Use Your Floss
(from left to right: Speaker, Kristie Menage-Bernie, and Darcie Bell, SDCDHS President; Table Decorations made by Krystelyn Paras; Opportunity Drawing with Darcie Bell, Michelle Rich, and Brad Cushman; participating in the meeting; Corporate Sponsor GC America Inc., Debbie Iacono, RDH, District Manager
2015 HOD Delegates and Trustees
Saturday, February 14, 2015
In celebration of February National Children’s Dental Health Month, SDCDHS members; Jeri Badour, Krystelyn Paras, Heidi Coggan, Jackie Buchanan, Catherine Meadows, and Marilyn Jacobson met early morning, on Valentines’ Day, at the SDCDHS storage unit to assemble 88 Smile Boxes. The Smile Boxes will be given to several community organizations and will distribute to Foster kids in San Diego County. Jeri Badour brought 28 Smile Boxes to the Encinitas Community Resource Center on Feb. 20 and they will be given to the kids at Carol’s House; which is a safe-house for abused women and children.
Saturday, January 17, 2015 General Meeting
Featuring Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH: Infection Control and Dental Practice Act
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 – Jeri Badour meet and greet with Concorde Career College of San Diego’s Sr. Dental Hygiene students
Jeri spoke to the students about the importance of membership after graduation
Sunday, January 25, 2015 – Family Health Day for the Uninsured event
Krystelyn Paras Mendoza receiving the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award for Southwestern College
Saturday, November 1, 2014 General Meeting
Featuring Lory Laughter, RDH, BS: Inflammatory Diseases, It’s Not Just Perio Anymore
2014 Chicks With Picks – Susan G Komen
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 General Meeting
Featuring Lewis Meyer from American Eagle Instruments: Enhancing Patient Care & Personal Comfort Through XP Technology
2014-2015 Executive Board Members
February 2014 General Meeting
1/18/2014 Donation to Noel Kelsch for her free dental clinic
Toiletry tote bags for the Women’s Shelters in San Diego
2013 Escondido Neighborhood Sealant/Fl. Varnish Event
2013 Grossmont Kids Care Fest
CDHA House of Delegates 2013
May 2013 General Meeting
~President Susan Clark Voted 2013 Outstanding Component Member Award
~2013 SDCDHS Executive Board
April 23, 2013 General Meeting and Past President’s Celebration
Women’s Resource Fair – March 2013
-March 9, 2013
CDHA Student Regional!
–March 2nd, 2013
Making a difference one dental hygienist at a time! Together WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
CAREER DEVELOPMENT & STUDENT APPRECIATION NIGHT
–February 26th, 2013
Women’s Resource Fair
–February 16th, 2013
Long-term Care Facility Project – White Sands in La Jolla
–December 14th, 2012
Women’s Shelter Toiletry Gift Bags
–December 1st, 2012
SDCDHS board members help to assemble gift bags for the women’s shelter.
Atria Assisted Living Group
–November 7th, 2012
Hand-made crochet blankets donated to Atria residents.
Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic
– Escondido – September 8th, 2012
Kids Care Fest
– La Mesa – September 22nd, 2012
Rady Childrens Hospital
– San Diego – October 18th, 2012
Chicks With Picks – Susan G. Komen
– San Diego – November 4th, 2012