The Illinois Dental Hygienists' Association's Annual Session/General Assembly is our state conference, planned by dental hygienists, with the specific needs of dental hygienists as our top priority. Join your colleagues for up to 10 hours of CEUs presented by state and national speakers, social events, networking and more than 20 exhibitors and sponsors.

New this year, you will use CE Zoom for registration, payments, course surveys, printable CE certificates and as a site to save your CEUs should you need to access them in the future. Simply create an account at www.cezoom.com prior to registering for the conference.

Course Information: 

Judy Bendit, RDH, BS ~ "Myths, Legends & Realities of OTC Products" 

Larry Williams, Jr., DDS, MPH ~ "Opioid Emergencies in the Community" and "Addressing Caries in At-Risk Populations"

Nancy Miller, RDH, BA ~ "Power Off Biofilm"

Register before September 22, 2017 to take advantage of early bird pricing. 


Hotel Accomodations:  Make your conference experience complete by booking your hotel stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest-Mettawa, 26225 N. Riverwoods Blvd., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Complimentary breakfast is included with your reservation. For reservations, call (847) 735-8374 and mention IDHA Annual Session for special pricing.

Overflow Hotel:

Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa

26325 N. Riverwoods Blvd.

Mettawa, IL 60045

(847) 615-2701

Presidents Reception:  You will not want to miss Saturday night's Presidents Reception. This year's party theme will be "Pajama Party".  Plan on food, fun, dancing, Karaoke & a photo booth!  

PHDH Panel Discussion:  A panel discussion will be held to discuss the Public Health Dental Hygienist Certificate.

During this panel discussion, we will be cover how the PHDH bill evolved, what’s the latest news, how to earn PHDH certificate and its impact on the public sector.  Have all your questions answered by those who have direct knowledge on the subject. Illinois has a tremendous access to care problem, learn how OUR professional organizations are working to help us achieve the certificate and protect our licenses.

Full Weekend Conference Badge Pricing

Early - 9/22/2017*

Pre - 11/3/2017

Onsite - 11/3/2017

ADHA Member Rate$150*$175$200
Potential Member Rate$200*$250$300
Student Rate$25$25$25

 *Early bird registration ended 9/22/2017 !

Date / Time

Fri, Nov 3, 2017 - Sun, Nov 5, 2017


Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045