Academics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.)

SADHA 

The Student American Dental Hygienists' Association has participated and sponsored numerous events during the recent academic year. 
SADHA Officers (2013 - 2014)
President: Beth Roberts
Vice President: Arati Singh
Treasurer: Heidi Pikcilingis
Secretary: Chenoa Tomczak
Advisor: Marianne Belles, RDH, M.S.

Events

February is Children's Dental Health Month

Give Kids a Smile Day
Give Kids a Smile
Hudson Valley Community College's Dental Hygiene Department joined with dental health professionals around the country on Friday, Feb. 3 for Give Kids a Smile Day.

The one-day annual event, sponsored by the American Dental Association, is aimed at providing free dental services for young children.It's a way to raise awareness for the need for early and consistent dental care for all children. Forty nine children were treated at the college's Dental Hygiene clinic, part of an estimated 50,000 treated nationwide.
Dental Hygiene faculty and staff participate in Give Kids a Smile Day. Dental Hygiene faculty and staff participate in Give Kids a Smile Day.

 

Children's Dental Health Day
The Hudson Valley Girl Scout Council visited the Dental Hygiene Clinic on the first Saturday in February. The girl scouts are given a tour, learn about good nutrition for healthy teeth and practice brushing and flossing on animal puppets.
Dental Hygiene Students at Children's Dental Health Day Dental Hygiene Students at Children's Dental Health Day
Dental Hygiene Students

 

Dental Hygiene Achievement Ceremony
The Dental Hygiene Department hosts a Professional Awards and Achievement Ceremony each spring. Scholarships and awards are supported by local dental and dental hygiene societies as well as dental companies.

Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene PinThe graduating senior class is presented with the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene Pin at this ceremony. The presentation of the pin celebrates the students' transition into the dental hygiene profession. The Third and Fourth District Dental Societies generously purchased the pins. We would like to thank the members of these organizations for their support.
Chairperson Judith Romano pins a senior dental hygiene student while Senior Clinic Coordinator Therese Miranda presents the names of the graduating class. Dr. Robert Hill II presents the Third District Dental Society Scholarship to a freshman dental hygiene student.
Chairperson Judith Romano pins a senior dental hygiene student while Senior Clinic Coordinator Therese Miranda presents the names of the graduating class. Dr. Robert Hill II presents the Third District Dental Society Scholarship to a freshman dental hygiene student.

 

Check out our"state of the art"computerized Dental Hygiene Clinic!
Image of computerized Dental Hygiene ClinicImage of computerized Dental Hygiene Clinic

 

DHY clinic 1970
Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic
circa 1970