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SABC interview with Saras Naidu regarding Oral Health day

Posted by Jane Mantjiu on Wednesday, 7 April 2021 10:34

COHN/OHASA Continuing Education Courses

Posted by Stella Pascale on Friday, 2 April 2021 15:19

Sanet Robbins 
Colgate Professional
Oral Care Consultant Western Cape

In partnership with OHASA Colgate is proud to bring a platform for all Dental professionals to receive complimentary continuing education credits.

With just a few months left till the end of our offering, head over to our platform where we have curated specific webinars to enrich all dental professionals within the Oral Health profession.

To gain access to the webinars click on the link,  which will lead you to the home page.

Register NOW!! This offer is valid till 31/06/2021. 

Once registered you will have anytime access to 11 webinars curated by our Colgate team which will earn you 2 CPD points. 

Click below to access the different webinars.




Who can register?

Any dental professional can register. Once you click register for free you will be able to choose the profession type which you fall under.

When can we watch the webinars?

The webinars are available anytime of the day.


Sanet Robbins 
Colgate Professional
Oral Care Consultant Western Cape

WEBINAR INVITATION: SADA & OHASA - DENTAL HYGIENIST WEEK 4-10 APRIL - Lip and Tongue ties (Back to basics) - Dr Coené Bezuidenho

Posted by Stella Pascale on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 07:08

The South African Dental Association <noreply@sada.co.za>

6:47 AM (19 minutes ago)
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SADA | WEB078 | 6 April 2021


This is your personal invitation to attend an informative professional webinar as SADA is committed to continuing to enhance the oral health profession through information and education. The following webinar allows for the issuing of a CPD certificate as long as you have registered through the Zoom link.


Lip and Tongue ties (Back to basics) 



6th April 2021


19:00 - 20:30

About the Webinar and

Dr Coené Bezuidenhout
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This lecture will focus on the basics including the anatomy of the tongue, its innervation, and the blood supply. We will look at the classification of tongue and lip ties. We will also discuss the different treatment options and when treatment should be done.

We will then look at different clinical signs that present in the case of tethered oral tissues which can easily be missed or overlooked. The aim of the lecture is to enlighten all attendees about the role each of us plays in identifying restrictive oral tissue from a very young age. This is to prevent future oral diseases and problems.

Dr Coené Bezuidenhout completed her degree at the University of Pretoria in 2012 with distinction. She has always had a special interest in Endodontics as well as Paedodontics and thus completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Endodontics under the guiding hand of Prof Peet van der Vyver in 2016.

Looking at the cause behind problems has always been her passion. She then went on to complete her Mastership in Laser Dentistry through RTWH Aarchen University under the watchful eye of Prof N Gutknecht in 2020.

She has been in Private Practice for 7 years now and currently working at Smile Lab Centurion as well as Wiggly Teeth in Pretoria, and is very passionate about breastfeeding and treating oral disease at the source, which is often at infancy.



Dr Coené Bezuidenhout, and Ms Kaokie Sepuru


60 minute lecture time including 10-20 minute Q&A Session


1 Clinical CEU per hour of webinar

If you want to earn CEU’s. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. After registering you will receive a confirmation email with instructions. A ZOOM link will be sent on the day of the webinar at 18:00 from Zoom <no-reply@zoom.us>

CDA-MDA 2021 New World of Dentistry Conference

Posted by Stella Pascale on Tuesday, 16 March 2021 07:53


March eNews: SUMMIT Surveys ISDH & More

Posted by Stella Pascale on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 09:52

IFDH Newsletter
March 2021
 Board of Directors

Corrie Jongbloed-Zoet, RDH, Epe

President Elect
Wanda Fedora RDH
Nova Scotia

Vice President
Michaela ONeill

Donna Paton
Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Melanie Hayes

 House of Delegates

Executive Director
Peter Anas

Membership Director
Laikisha Jeffries

Membership Coordinator
Clare Karpinski

Join IFDH as an Individual Member
  From the President
  IFDH News & Programs
  International Journal of Dental Hygiene
  Member News
The IFDH President

Discussing Oral Health for All

Corrie Jongbloed-Zoet,
Corrie Jongbloed-Zoet, RDH, Epe

Now that the global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has begun, there is new hope to fight the pandemic. Nevertheless, all major events like the International Dental Show (Germany) and EuroPerio10 (Copenhagen) have been cancelled for 2021 and the symposia of IADR and FDI are replaced by virtual meetings. I sincerely hope that we will be able to meet again in person in the fall of 2021!

Earlier, IFDH encouraged each member country to engage with their government health officials to ensure Dental Hygienists - being frontline health workers - as priority in the vaccination programs. See the summary in the eNews below.

Read the full article, including:

  • US Survey of Dental Hygienists
  • IFDH Global Oral Health SUMMIT (with more details below)
  • WHO Global Oral Health Report
  • FDI's new vision document "Vision 2030"
  • IFDH 35th Anniversary
IDFH News & Programs
Global Oral Health SUmmit, Virtual Conference, June 26, 2021

IFDH Virtual Global Oral Health SUMMIT

The Future Together:

Enhancing the Role of the Dental Hygienist in Oral Health & Total Health

To start our 35th Anniversary year activities, IFDH presents its 2021 IFDH Global Oral Health Summit, a virtual event with pre-recorded sessions, followed by a live chat on June 26th, featuring influential worldwide leaders and stakeholders in:

5CE Credits: Certificate Provided
  Oral Health
  Public Health
  Public Policy and

…all collaborating on the role of the Dental Hygienist in the "Oral Health team" and the "multi-disciplinary team."

Presented over 2 Sessions:

Be a Part of These Unique Perspectives on Dental Hygiene, Oral Health and Total Health!

To accommodate our members from 35+ Dental Hygienist organizations around the world & across many time zones, we've made it easier for you to participate:

3.5-Hour Pre-Recorded Session:
Watch this session on your own schedule (after June 10th)

1.5-Hour Live Chat:
Saturday June 26, 10 am ET USA, 4 pm CET

Come be a part of these unique views on Oral Health!

  Click here for Registration Form (fillable).
  Download Summit Brochure.
  Click for all Summit details on our website.




IFDH Education Academy

New Resources on IFDH Education Academy Web Page

In our continuing efforts to provide educational resources to our members, check the IFDH Education Academy web page for new additions, including:

CariesCare International E-Learning Series

English & Spanish

The CariesCare International e-learning series explores the different elements of the CariesCare International 4D system, a patient-centred, risk-based approach to caries management designed to help healthcare teams help patients of all ages to control the caries process and maintain health.

CariesCare International E-Learning Series

Interdental Cleaning to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease

Interdental Cleaning to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease

The Sunstar GUM® Virtual Training "Interdental Cleaning to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease" (4 modules) reviews the relative efficacy of different interdental cleaning methods (such as floss, interdental brushes and rubber interdental cleaners), in preventing and treating gingivitis and periodontitis based upon the latest evidence from randomized controlled studies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

NEW: "IFDH Impact Awards"
For our Top Member Organizations!

The IFDH first-ever Impact Awards, sponsored by Colgate, will be offered annually and open to any Full Association Member country of the IFDH. This is another aspect of the much appreciated IFDH Social Responsibility Program.

Partners in Social Responsibility

There will be a total of 3 monetary prizes awarded in the following categories, based on the size of the association:

  Small: up to 999 members
  Medium: 1000 - 3000 members
  Large: over 3000 members

The program that the awards are based on is "the association's most impactful program that has promoted the improved oral health of your country's citizens during the current calendar year." The specific topic may be narrowed each year based on community, children, seniors, etc.

Sponsored by


The first awards will be based on 2021 programs, and will be presented at ISDH in Dublin, Ireland in August 2022. Watch for more details coming soon!


Posted by Stella Pascale on Thursday, 4 March 2021 12:02


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Email: wanita@dhbservices.co.za
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Sensodyne Launch invitation

Posted by Stella Pascale on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 08:34

Register for the Sensodyne New Product Launch webinar, where you are introduced to our NEW FORMULATION, designed for Specialised Enamel Protection. Follow the instructions on the invite or click on the link below:

https://www.gskhealthpartner.com/en-za/news-events/events-and-webinars/sensodyne-product-launch/?utm_source=webinar&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=launch&partnerref=facebook .

For further assistance on registration, contact the following representatives: Kerina 0848685821

and Gizelle 0796308393.

GSK - New Launch

Posted by Stella Pascale on Sunday, 3 January 2021 20:57

Colgate press release

Posted by Stella Pascale on Monday, 21 December 2020 16:44

Corsodyl Time to get results, Help them avoid Stains

Posted by Stella Pascale on Sunday, 6 December 2020 20:04

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