In order to improve the total health of our community and state, the mission of the SDDHA is to advance the art and science of the dental hygiene profession by ensuring access to quality oral health care; expanding collaborative agreement; promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, and practice. 
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Darlene Bogenpohl, RDH
2016-2017 SDDHA President
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SDDHA is a valued collaborative community that empowers hygienists, and ensures the andvancement of the dental hygiene profession.
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Congratulations to Nicole Glines, 
SDDHA's 2015-2016 Hygienist of the Year!
South Dakota Dental Hygienists' Association~Celebrating 100 years of Dental Hygiene!

2015 ADHA Annual Session. Your board members at work representing you in Nashville!

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Our first ever online course!!

Implants 101
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Save The Date! October 1st, 2016

Sioux Empire United Way has approved grant funding for 2016 and the event aimed to provide care to under served children in SE South Dakota will be Saturday October 1st. We are in need of volunteer dentists, assistants, and hygienists for the day of the event. If you are interested in volunteering please contact me at We would also accept any donation of dental supplies.  
Damon Thielen DMD, MPH

The University of South Dakota Department of Dental Hygiene is celebrating 50 years! Click here for greetings from Department Chairperson Ann Brunick and updates for an exciting 50 year celebration!