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
Sue Carroll
Nominations  Miho Kawamura

Hospitality  Cathy Dunlop


Member Services  Deb Frederickson
Flossline Editor/e-Circulation  Christi Beyer-Tarver
Sealant Day/Restorative Day  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)

January 15, 2015 Julie Dang, RDH: "Identification and Characterization of Novel HPV's in OSCC/OPSCC" 7 pm meeting and 8 pm CE, ESC building

February 19, 2015 Dr. Sul Ki Hong: Discuss issues that come up with lack of communication with patients focusing on peri-implantitis  NEW LOCATION AND TIME!!! At 14224 Bel Red Rd. (The Highland Community Center) Bellevue, 98007, MEETING STARTS AT 6:30 - 8:15 pm

March 19, 2015 Deb Fredrickson: RDH "Experiencing Independent Practice", 7 pm meeting and 8 pm CE, ESC building

April 16, 2015 Jill Mashburn, RDH Hands on experience! " The Head and Neck Exam", 7 pm meeting and 8 pm CE, ESC building

May 21, 2015 Diane Daubert RDH, MS: Discuss the benefits of the air polisher.  NEW LOCATION AND TIME!!  Come hungry, this is a dinner meeting; we ask that you order from the menu to help pay for the room. We are trying a new format! Angelo's, 1830 130th Ave NE, Bellevue, 980056:30-8:00 pm

Save The Dates!!!

Barb Bancroft: March 28, 2015: The Big C: Understanding Cancer,  A 6 hour CE course, Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, Coast Hotel, Bellevue

Sealant Day/Kids' Free Dental Day: February 21, 2015 and Restorative Day: March 7, 2015
Lobby Day: in Olympia January, 20, 2015 


Just a note about our new format for meetings:

Each meeting you attend you will receive a raffle ticket for the drawing that night and then one for the end of the year drawing in May for the GRAND PRIZE of a year membership to our beloved Association! Therefore, I am extending a personal invitation to you to attend a meeting on the Third Thursday of the Month! 
Christi Beyer-Tarver, RDH Flossline Editor


Component Notes and News to Use


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Newsletter 2015

Please send all newsletter contributions by email to Christi Beyer-Tarver, our Flossline Editor (until April). 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.


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Updated 1/10/2015