Best Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Seminars 2019-2020

If you’re a dental hygienist trying to decide which dental conferences would benefit you most, look no further than this list. We’ve compiled all the dental-hygiene specific live seminars as well as top dental conferences that have a lot to offer the RDH. We’ve also included resources for finding great local live dental hygiene CE.

Dentsply Sirona World 3-5, 2019 in Las Vegas, NVUltimate Education. Explore the newest Dentsply Sirona products and technologies, listen to breakout sessions from leading keynote speakers, learn about dentistry’s full range of specialty areas and more -- all at Dentsply Sirona World 2019.

Think Beyond the Prophy Conference 11-12, 2019 in Alexandria, VAAt Beyond The Prophy, we know the challenges you face in this industry. We also know the potential! That’s why we’ve developed a conference that will teach you everything you need to know for success within your career, and success within yourself. This conference is designed to give you the skills & knowledge that will allow you to take your career to the next level, enhance your clinical practice, and enhance yourself. With industry-leading speakers and action-based workshops, you can expect to leave feeling empowered & inspired - with everything you need to start elevating your career. Prepare to be blown away in what you can achieve!

NNOHA Annual Conference 13-16, 2019 in Las Vegas, NVNational Network for Oral Health Access envisions a future in which individuals and communities are aware of the importance of oral health to overall health, engage in recommended oral health practices, and receive affordable, high quality oral health services. Achieving this vision requires everyone to have access to care, regardless of income or geography.

AAOSH Scientific Session 17-20, 2019 in Nashville, TNPracticing Complete Health: Turning Science into ActionAbout AAOSH: The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health is an organization of healthcare professionals bringing the world of medicine and dentistry together by uniting us in one common goal—whole health medicine. Our goal is to attract the most forward-thinking hygienists, dentists, physicians, nurses, researchers, and companies who are looking to the future for answers to long-standing health issues and bring these professionals to our community in shared events. Our mission is for all healthcare professionals to collectively share in the treatment of patients through improved interdisciplinary communication and referral relationships.



Smiles at Sea

Oct 19-23, 2019 out of Fort Lauderdale, FL4-NIGHT KEY WEST & BAHAMAS CRUISERelax & Learn! GET YOUR CE AT SEA AS YOU SAIL, AND RELAX AT A BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL RESORT All dental professionals are welcome to sail and attend our CE Courses! This convention was created specifically for the lighthearted dental professional to have the best continuing education experience ever! We pride ourselves on being the best team building experience in existence! Choose the cruise!

TBSE 15-16, 2019 in Las Vegas, NVIt’s the original multi-speaker “all-in-one” dental seminar. And there is STILL nothing else like it! TBSE 2019 – The 25th Anniversary! For the 25th Anniversary, TBSE will be back in Las Vegas at the Tropicana! Come to learn, grow, increase your income, have fun, and celebrate twenty-five years of practice building success with The Madow Brothers and TBSE! If you truly want your practice to grow, your income to increase, and your team to bond, TBSE 25 is the place to be!

Greater New York Dental Meeting 29-Dec 4, 2019 in New York, NYFor 2019, The Greater New York Dental Meeting is proud to offer a greatly expanded World Implant Expo, the Fourth Annual Global Orthodontic Conference, 3D Printing Conference, Oral Health Symposium, Pediatric Summit and again Dental Laboratory Education. It is important that your staff members take advantage of the many educational opportunities available. This will enable your dental team to excel in delivering the finest dental care in the world. Invite your staff to participate; you will reap the rewards immediately.

Yankee Dental Congress 30-Feb 1, 2020 in Boston, MAYankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest meeting for professionals seeking the highest quality dental continuing education, as well as dental products, services, and resources. With 26,000 dental professionals in attendance encompassing all member of the dental team, Yankee Dental Congress is the fifth largest dental meeting in the country. Held in Boston each January, Yankee is the best source in New England for industry professionals on the cutting-edge of oral health care.Yankee will be “Advancing the Vision” this year with a wide variety of 300+ continuing education courses taught by industry experts, including 125+ free courses. Attendees will be able to gain insight on evolving trends and best practices by visiting over 400 exhibitors demonstrating the most innovative dental technology solutions in the industry. With the largest gathering of dental professionals in the region, Yankee 2020 provides the opportunity to increase your perspective and grow your dental professional network.

AAOSH Hot Topics!event-register/2019/2/21/hot-topics-in-oral-systemicsFeb 20, 2020 in Chicago, ILGet the Latest in Oral Systemics at this FREE Event! Whether you're new to oral-systemics or a long-time AAOSH member, you'll enjoy the Hot Topics in Oral Systemics seminar. This free event features high-interest buzz-worthy information on the latest research, advancements, and takeaways—given in short, easy-to-digest segments. After this event, join us for free drinks and hors d'oeuvres while networking with other medical and dental professionals and AAOSH board members at AAOSH's Chicago Reception.

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting 20-22, 2020 in Chicago, ILPreparations are already being made to bring you a memorable experience, featuring top-notch continuing education opportunities, exciting social and networking gatherings and a packed Exhibit Hall.Enjoy our world-class city of Chicago while you learn from the leaders in dental education. Choose from more than 200 courses, including valuable hands-on workshops, lectures, and live patient demonstrations.Be sure to spend some time in our Exhibit Hall where you can try out the latest products and services of more than 600 exhibiting companies.After the meeting, take the opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and recharge. Dine in our fabulous restaurants. Shop the Magnificent Mile. Take a tour of our amazing architecture or experience our many fascinating museums and cultural institutions. Chicago is our hometown and we look forward to welcoming you. Network with colleagues and the dental community. Catch up with classmates at our various Midwinter Meeting special events, gatherings and Associated Events, including our Mentor luncheon, New Dentists Reception, and various dental school alumni reunions.

The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting 19-21, 2020 in Atlanta, GAThe Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting is an annual tradition, providing dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, laboratory technicians and dental office staff with the latest and most comprehensive continuing education in dentistry today. Our meeting is known for its Southern Hospitality, extraordinary educational programs, impressive roster of speakers, unsurpassed social events and all-inclusive technical exhibition. The Meeting is sponsored by the Hinman Dental Society, a non-profit organization, and all excess revenue is invested and then gifted in the form of scholarships to individuals and institutions that foster dental education. The society has provided nearly $8,600,000 in total giving to date.

National Oral Health Conference 6-8, 2020 in San Diego, CAThe Premier Meeting For Dental Public Health. This conference is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, health researchers, dental/health educators, legislators, public health officials, Medicaid/CHIP dental program staff or consultants, state/territorial dental directors, county/city/local dental directors, community health center personnel, students, school-based and school-linked health center personnel, federally-employed dental personnel, as well as dental manufacturers/distributors and dental insurance companies – in short, anyone interested in engaging in collaboration to improve the oral health of the public. Presented by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).



Smiles at Sea

Apr 23-26, 2020 out of Miami, FL3-NIGHT BAHAMAS CRUISERelax & Learn! GET YOUR CE AT SEA AS YOU SAIL, AND RELAX AT A BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL RESORT All dental professionals are welcome to sail and attend our CE Courses! This convention was created specifically for the lighthearted dental professional to have the best continuing education experience ever! We pride ourselves on being the best team building experience in existence! Choose the cruise!

New Orleans Dental Conference 7-9, 2020 in New Orleans, LAAt this 3-day conference, we focus on providing attendees with a value for their continuing education dollar. Reduced registration fees and nominal charges for continuing education sessions allow attendees the ability to customize their goals based on time available and budgets. For dentists and team members seeking an economical source of continuing dental education, this is your meeting. For those seeking information and training from the industry's premier speakers on "hot" topics, that's available too. Against the backdrop of a fun festival weekend, the New Orleans Dental Conference & LDA Annual Session offers a great opportunity for learning, fine dining, and fun. It's among the most unique of experiences.

Smile Source Exchange 7-9, 2020 - Atlanta, GAThe best and brightest minds from private practice dentistry will convene for three days of learning, best practice sharing and fun!

ADHA Annual Conference 12-14, 2020 in New Orleans, LAThe largest, most comprehensive and cost-effective event for dental hygienists in the U.S. ADHA’s Annual Conference is the only conference entirely focused on dental hygienists, by dental hygienists.Be inspired by a unique experience and celebrate excellence. As the largest event dedicated to dental hygienists – this meeting is just for you! Over 3 days, this exhilarating event hosts a rich program of industry-leading keynotes and speakers, heads-on sessions and workshops and fun presentations exploring the most topical subjects shaping the future of dental hygiene.The Annual Conference reflects the core issues of dental hygiene – seamlessly blending inspiration and practical application with an expert conference program boasting more leading oral healthcare minds focused on dental hygiene than anywhere else, along with hands-on workshops, awards and networking opportunities.

RDH Under One Roof 15-18, 2020 in Denver, CORDH Under One Roof is a three-day action packed event offering quality dental hygiene education. Dental hygienists learn from leading speakers in the industry during the educational courses. All attendees are also invited to visit the exhibit floor to view the newest dental hygiene products and dental equipment from the exhibitors.



Smiles at Sea

Oct 8-13, 2020 out of New York, NY5-NIGHT BERMUDA CRUISERelax & Learn! GET YOUR CE AT SEA AS YOU SAIL, AND RELAX AT A BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL RESORT All dental professionals are welcome to sail and attend our CE Courses! This convention was created specifically for the lighthearted dental professional to have the best continuing education experience ever! We pride ourselves on being the best team building experience in existence! Choose the cruise

Additional Resources

State dental hygiene associations are great resources for live CE. You can find links to each state dental hygiene association here.Concord Dental & Medical Seminars courses cover the entire spectrum of subjects that benefit dentists, hygienists and other members of the dental team. They conduct events on a variety of topics all around the US. You can view a list of upcoming Concord Dental Seminars here.Sleep Group Solutions provides dental sleep medicine training & certification all over the US. You can view a list of upcoming Sleep Group Solutions dental sleep medicine courses here.

Dana Myers is a dental hygienist who serves on the Smiles At Sea crew as Exhibitor Concierge, Ship’s Log contributor, and purple-haired fun-enhancer. Don’t miss our upcoming events! Check out our Cruise Specials!