CHICAGO, December 28, 2020—The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to partner with Sunstar Americas, Inc., DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, Henry Schein Dental, the dental division of Henry Schein, Inc. and Henry Schein One for an all-virtual, national event designed to support dental hygienists facing significant challenges and changes in their professional roles.

In an effort to turn uncertainty into opportunity, ADHA developed the summit based on significant oral health care issues that have emerged during the COVID-19 global health crisis. 

For two education-packed days, this virtual event will empower and promote expanded career possibilities as attendees explore different paths for building and sharing their passion for oral health. Dynamic, expert-led panel discussions on a variety of in-demand topics offer an opportunity to earn up to 6 CE. Content will focus on leadership in a range of practice settings, potential career pathways, diversity and inclusion, advancing in education, and association leadership and more. 

Summit highlights include discussions on:

  • Overcoming obstacles and getting on the right path to safe dentistry in the COVID-19 era
  • Reviewing the latest research, symptoms and EVALI treatment around smoking nicotine, marijuana, E-cigarettes and vaping
  • Becoming an advocate for patients and the dental care team, and the added importance of leadership during a pandemic
  • Lessons learned from COVID-19 and how we can best respond to a global health crisis moving forward 
  • Utilizing emotional intelligence to redefine goals and achieve career and self-fulfillment
  • Implementing recent clinical compliance changes into a sustainable program

Find event details and a full content schedule for the Dental Hygiene Leadership Summit at

About the American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of dental hygienists. Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals, licensed in dental hygiene, who provide educational, clinical and therapeutic services that support total health through the promotion of optimal oral health. To learn more about ADHA, dental hygiene or the link between oral health and general health, visit ADHA at


About the Sponsors

Sunstar Americas, Inc. is a leader in developing high-quality, research-based oral care solutions for better overall patient health. By partnering with dental and medical clinicians, academics and researchers, Sunstar continues to innovate and provide daily oral care, advanced gum care and chairside products under the GUM® and Butler® brands. Sunstar Americas is a member of the Sunstar Group of companies, a global organization headquartered in Switzerland that serves oral healthcare professionals, patients and consumers in 90 countries around the world.

The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is committed to transforming the broken health system. Through strategic grantmaking, research and care improvement initiatives, they are creating meaningful change at the local, state and national levels to enable better oral health.

Our partners at Henry Schein deliver the solutions health care professionals rely on to help improve operational success and clinical outcomes, and to help provide quality care more effectively. Together with their software subsidiary, Henry Schein One, they are leading the way in practice services and software solutions to support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as alternate care sites.