Lake Washington Dental Hygiene Society



LWDHS Mission

To cultivate, promote, sustain and elevate the art and science of dental hygiene; represent and safeguard the common interests of the members of the dental hygiene profession; and contribute to the improvement of the health of the public.


LWDHS Officers, Chairs, Flossline Staff, and Webmaster
President  Kim Harang
Past-President/LWIT Staff Contact  Danette Lindeman

President-Elect/Historian  Lori Matsumura
Secretary/Sealant Day  Nastassia Van Gundy
Treasurer/Circulation  Linda Konishi
Trustee  Sue Carroll
Miho Kawamura

Hospitality  Cathy Dunlop


Member Services  Deb Frederickson
Flossline Editor/e-Circulation  Christi Beyer-Tarver
Sealant Day/Restorative   Robin Villa
Sealant Day   Katrina Sigurdson
Sealant Day   Hallie Humlick

Fundraising/Dental Hygiene Month  Elise Tanner
Dental Hygiene Month  Faith Gant
Webmaster  Margaret Fehrenbach



ALL MEETINGS UNLESS NOTED ARE HELD AT ESC BUILDING IN BELLEVUE (Upstairs Boardroom) ON THE THIRD THURSDAY AT 7:00-9:00 pm (except June, July, August, and December)  at 12111 NE 1st St. Bellevue, WA, 98005

Business Meeting at 7-8 pm, CE Speaker at 8-9 pm ***1 credit CE*** (see Component Newsletter for map and directions)

Meeting Dates (for more information on each topic and speaker, see WSDHA/LWDHS Newsletter)

September 18  "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly": Heidi Peters, RDH, Benefits of having insurance. ESC building  

October 16  ***IMPORTANT***  Legislative Update: Melissa Johnson, WSDHA Lobbyist Discussion from decision making Legislators! ESC building 

October 31 Celebrating Dental Hygiene Month: ask how you can volunteer to help the "Tooth Fairies!"   

November 20 Celebrating LWIT graduating student dental hygienists!  6:30 for dinner and 7 pm for meeting. Vicky Munday, RDH  (the 2014 Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction Recipient) will be speaking about a new oral cancer screening device and Smiles for Veterans. ESC building

SAVE THE DATE!!!!! BARB BANCROFT -  March 28, 2015  Coast Hotel, Bellevue




Component Notes and News to Use

Please visit to see pictures from tthis past year and LIKE US!!!


Newsletter 2014

Please send all newsletter contributions by email to Christi Beyer-Tarver, our Flossline Editor. Contributions must be received by the 5th of each month in order to be included in the following months' issues. Advertisements and job postings are also accepted for this publication.

Mentors for LWTC student dental hygienists can sign up at meetings- Contact Sue Carroll

WSDHA Tobacco Cessation Webpage with NEW POSTERS / ADHA / Internet Guide / DH Links


PO Box 53394 
Bellevue, Washington 98015

Updated 9/1/2014