Continuing Education

MOST local component CE events are 2 Hours CEUs
unless otherwise noted 

Early Registration:
Members $7
Potential Members/Auxiliary $49
Dentists $60

Walk-in/Late Registration:
Members $15
Potential Members/Auxiliary $75
Dentists $90

Dental Hygiene Students are free!

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General Agenda:
Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:30 PM

“Dental Public Health is Bigger in Texas: Is it for You?”




October 23, 2019

Dinner/check-in 5:30 PM

Lecture 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
2 CEUs

Location: ACC Eastview Campus building 8000
Room 8111

Speakers Dr Rhonda Stokley, DDS and Sandy Tesch, RDH, MSHP

Sponsored by Dental Auxiliary Services 

Sponsored by  Young Innovations

Educational Objectives:
1) Describe dental public health practices and activities.
2) Identify state-level data sets and how statistics are used to describe oral health status.
3) Differentiate between the various public assistance dental services programs in Texas.
4) Identify roles dental hygienists and collaborative partners play in conducting public health interventions.

Description: Come hear about what your state dental public health prevention program does for Texans and how you as a professional partner can contribute.  Learn how state-level statistics are captured and how Texas measures up to other  state and national comparative data. The session will discuss the multiple roles dental hygienists play in public health settings and how collaboration is
essential for increasing oral health awareness.

Rhonda Stokley, DDS serves as the state Public Health Dental Director for the DSHS Oral Health Improvement Program. She is responsible for planning and directing statewide dental public health programs and activities including statewide surveillance activities and preventive dental services. She has served the Capital Area Dental Society as an alternate or delegate to the Texas Dental Association since 2010 and represented TDA as an alternate delegate to the American Dental Association.  Dr. Stokley previously served as Dental Director for the Department of Aging and Disability Services’ Austin State Supported Living Center from 2007-2014.  She also owned a private dental practice from 2013-2016.  She has been a dentist for over 14 years, over ten of which has been in the public sector.

Sandy Tesch, RDH, MSHP serves as special projects coordinator for the state Oral Health Improvement Program. Her responsibilities include review and oversight of dental training, evaluation activities, grant reporting, and collaboration with external partners. She served as the project manager for the HRSA Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement grant and is the lead coordinator and trainer for the Healthy Texas Smiles for Moms and Babies perinatal oral health project. Ms. Tesch previously worked for the state serving as a regional dental hygienist providing educational workshops for providers and clinical services for clients. She served on the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Board of Trustees for 5 years as Vice-President and as the District IX Trustee. She has been a practicing public health hygienist for over 30 years.





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November 1st-2nd  
6 CEUs

Fredericksburg Wine Trail / Yoga / CE Workshops

Speakers: Marianne Dryer, RDH, MED – “The Ultrasonic Whisperer”
and Katrina Sanders, RDH, MED, RF – “The Dental Winegenist”

Course Content Includes 2017 AAP Periodontal Classifications Staging & Grading, Yoga, new Products Clinic

Admission includes: 6 CE credits, yoga, limousine bus ride through Fredericksburg Wine Trail, Lunch, Wine tastings, wine-paired dinner with barrel tasting. Wineries – 4.0 Cellars, 290 Wine Castle, Hilmy Winery

SPONSORS: Dentsply Sirona, Orapharma, TDPN

Starting at:
Salado Holiday Inn
1991 N Stagecoach Rd
Salado TX 76571
(block room rates available for $119.99 + tax)




December Holiday Party & Winter Coat Drive

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RSVP & More details to come! 


“Periodontics: New Classification System”

January 23rd David Reeves
6:30-8:30 PM

2 CEUs

Speaker David Reeves, DMD

David Reeves obtained his DMD from Southern Illinois University/School of Dental Medicine in 1985. Dr. Reeves entered the active duty Army as a resident in the AEGD/1 program at Ft. Riley, KS. He practiced as a general dentist in the Army for 9 years before entering Army periodontal residency in 1994. Dr. Reeves received his Certificate in Periodontics from the U.S. Army Periodontic Residency at Ft. Gordon, GA and his M.S. in Oral Biology from the Medical College of Georgia in 1997. COL Reeves completed his board certification with the American Board of Periodontology in 1998. While stationed at Ft. Knox, HY, Dr. Reeves taught as an adjunctive faculty member at the University of Louiville’s Graduate Periodontics Residency. COL Reeves received the Surgeon General’s “A” prefix designator in 2002 and was selected by The Army Surgeon General to act as Consultant to The Surgeon General for Periodontology from 2003-2006. COL Reeves served as the periodontal mentor for the AEGD/2 program and as Chief of Periodontics at Ft. Hood, TX from 2001-2006. After retirement from the Army he maintained a private practice in Cedar Park for 8 years. He currently teaches in the AEGD/1 program at the Central Texas Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Temple, TX and teaches as an adjunctive Professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Austin Community College.

Sponsored by P&G


RSVP coming soon


Texas Annual Conference




February 6th-9th

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, San Marcos, TX

More details to come!

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Omega Seminars- Austin


February  2020 

Exact date TBD
Check back for more details and keep an eye on Omega Seminars website too!

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5 CEUs (with lunch provided)
Gift Bags for all participants!


Check back for more details for this unique CE Event.


April CE Event

April 22nd
Speaker Jill Savolt


More details coming soon 

51342904_1210975112383343_1094548664216453120_oStudent Community Presentations

May 7, 2019
5:30 PM

2 CEUs

Location: ACC Eastview Campus Building 8000

Speakers ACC Dental Hygiene c/o 2020

Join us as we hear the Student Community Project Presentations from the second year ACC Dental Hygiene students. These community projects span 2 semesters and we always learn so much from these students and the work they’re doing. They are set to graduate the following week, so the energy is always electric and a good time is had all around. This is the third year we have had these seniors present our May CE and are grateful for our continued relationship.

RSVP coming soon