Earn your CE & plan a family staycation at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain 

15000 N. Secret Springs Dr.
Marana, AZ 85658
See below for resort reservation information.

Registration Fees:

Full Conference Badge - $295 for members & $395 for non-members (Students: $100)
Two Day Badge (Friday & Saturday) - $295 for all attendees (Students: $100)
One Day Badge (Friday) - $220 for all attendees (Students: $40)
One Day Badge (Saturday) - $220 for all attendees (Students: $40 or comp to attend the poster presentations*)
Sunday only - Complimentary for members & $100 for non members (please contact katrinna@cezoom.com to register for this option)
There is a $15 processing fee for faxed/mailed registrations - contact info@azdha.org
*Students who want to attend the Saturday poster presentations only or present a poster presentation, please email info@azdha.org.


2017 Scientific IMPACT Conference Schedule

Total: 18.5 hrs. CE


Friday, August 18, 2017


7:00 am-4:00 pm

Registration Desk Open/Visit Exhibitors


7:00-8:00 am

Buffet Breakfast


8:00-9:30 am

Welcome & Keynote: The Future is Coming and it will be Amazing (1.5 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: Dr. Larry Emmott DDS


9:30 – 10:00 am

Exhibitor Break


10:00 am-1:00 pm

Exploring the Oral Microbiome – Stunning Revelations about How Microbes Actually Create Disease (3.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: Anne Guignon RDH


1:00-2:30 pm

Sponsor Recognition Luncheon


2:30-4:30 pm

Life is a Breeze Except When You’re Dry as a Bone (2.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: Anne Guignon RDH


4:30 -6:30 pm

Marketplace Reception & Most Wacky Activewear

Join our sponsors and exhibitors for a night of fun, food and fabulous give-a-ways. Get creative for the “Most Wacky Activewear” contest! Judging will be done and a winner awarded a FREE registration to the 2018 Scientific IMPACT Conference! 


Saturday, August 19, 2017


7:00 am-5:00 pm

Registration Desk Open


7:00-8:00 am

Buffet Breakfast


8:00-9:00 am

Womb to Grow Modern Health for Prenatal and Preschool Patients (1.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: Danette R. Ocegueda RDH, MS


9:00-9:15 am



9:15am-12:15 pm

Integrated Dentistry & Dental Hygiene Where East Meets West (3.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: Deb Grant RDH, MA


12:15-1:30 pm

President’s Luncheon

1:30-4:30 pm
Infection Prevention and Dentistry – Avoiding the Hazards and Pitfalls! (3.0 hr CE; Category: 4) 

Speaker: Tracy Wale RN, CHSP


4:30-4:45 pm



4:45-5:45 pm

Student Poster Presentations (1.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Member Appreciation Day Complimentary CE!

7:00-9:30 am

Registration Desk Open


7:00-8:00 am

Buffet Breakfast


8:00-9:00 am

Unite, Support, Empower! (1.0 hr CE; Category: 1)

Speaker: ADHA Past President Jill Rethman RDH


9:00-9:15 am



9:15-12:15 pm

From Risk to Results:  Periodontal Instrumentation for the Advanced Practitioner (3.0 hr CE; Category: 1)
Speaker: Monica Monsantofils BSDH, EPDH, PG Dip, Dentsply Sirona


We have secured a fantastic room rate of $99 at this only AAA Five Diamond resort in Arizona with a Forbes Five-Star rating! Make your reservation today!

There are so many great activities for the whole family - Golf, Ritz Kids Ranger Expeditions, World-class Spa, Three Pools & a 235' Water Slide and much, much more!

Resort Reservation Deadline: July 18, 2017
AzDHA Special Rate: $99 - the nightly resort activity package fee of $50 is waived for our attendees & attendee also received a 15% discount on spa treatments! Relax & unwind.

Call: 1-800-686-2747 – ask for the ADHA 2017 Scientific Conference group rate.

Book online*: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/arizona/dove-mountain  select your nights and enter the special group code "ADHADHA". 
Rooms are limited and subject to availability. 
*Please note when guests are receiving their e-confirmation the Resort Fee will automatically populate as a $50 charge by default, however, this rate has been waived per our contract.

This is the ONLY state association sponsored conference this year - It will be exciting!

                                                                PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 9, 2017

Date / Time

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 –

Sun, Aug 20, 2017


The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain
15 N. Secret Springs Dr.
Marana, AZ