NYDHA Empire Conference


In the wake of COVID-19, the NYDHA Board has made the decision to change to a virtual format for the 2020 conference on November 6-7.

Our 2020 theme: Virtually Yours: Premier On-Line Conference Empowering NYS Dental Hygienists to Meet the Evolving Challenges in Our Profession


Co-Morbidities and Oral Health: The Pivotal Role of the Dental Hygienist

Emerging Trends in the Link Between Oral and Systemic Health

You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

Clinic Practice Update: Moving Forward in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic


Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Their Impact on Overall Health

Current Issues in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene Practice: Policy, Laws, Regulations

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Career Pathways for Dental Hygienists


Become a product and services exhibitor

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NYDHA and conference attendees appreciate the exhibitors and supporters.

With the shift to a virtual format for the 2020 conference on November 6-7, NYDHA is planning for virtual booths, engagement and more. Learn more here and sign up here. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-477-0343 to discuss additional support opportunities.

NYDHA will be in Rochester for the 2021 conference.

Thank you to the supporters and exhibitors at our  2019 conference in Saratoga Springs  





About the conference

Gain multiple CE credits, meet colleagues at social events, visit exhibits of the latest products and services, gain updates on legislative and regulatory issues for dental hygienists, participate in networking and social activities. The conference features multiple continuing education courses presented by experienced New York and national speakers. Here's a sampling of what attendees said:

"This course gave me a new sense of mission"

“Great presentations and phenomenal speaker”

“Created a great learning environment – encouraged participation and discussion”

“Very informative, slides I have never seen before