Networking Opportunities

RDH Under One Roof offers a variety of networking opportunities and special events designed to help attendees maximize their experience with other dental hygiene professionals. During RDH Under One Roof 2017 you can attend any or all of the below:

Wednesday, August 9th, Pre-Conference


Pre-Conference Meeting Kick-off! REV-IT-UP with Straumann!

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

All delegates are invited!! This event is all about celebrating YOU and the vital role hygienists play in dentistry. Join our sponsor ‐ Straumann ‐ for an evening of fun and merry-making as we kick off RDH Under One Roof. Enjoy a specially-designed cocktail and yummy hors d’oeuvres as we Rev-It-Up with fun games, gift giveaways, and pumping music. See you there!!

RDH Under One Roof Funky Motown Party, Sponsored by Align Technology, Makers of Invisalign Clear Aligners and iTero Digital Scanners

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Align Technology, makers of Invisalign and iTero is celebrating the RDH in style! Ease on down
the road to celebrate the kick off of RDH Under One Roof! Dress to impress-with optional 70’s
style/uptown funk digs. I heard it through the grapevine that there will be light fare and free drink
tickets to the first 200 attendees.

Thursday, August 10th, Day One


Lunch and Learn: Hygienists Elevate! Differentiate Yourself as an Implant Coordinator to Ensure Long-Term Career Growth

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The future of your career is now! Join us for an informative and interactive session on the role of the implant coordinator and the future of dental hygiene. Learn how to leverage your existing skill set as a registered dental hygienist and master educator. Advance your career to the next level as the ambassador in the dental practice of the future. This informative session helps to open your mind to new horizons and existing opportunities - beyond the dental chair - that make
a difference in patient’s lives.


American Academy of Dental Hygiene Business Meeting

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Please join us as our guest! The mission of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene (AADH) is to foster the continuing pursuit of education and research in the art and science of dental hygiene, provide formal recognition of excellence in the practice of dental hygiene and recognize distinguished community service in the effort to foster improved oral health. Our vision is to foster fellowship, mentorship, and leadership. AADH serves the dental hygiene profession as a course approval entity.

Welcome Reception on the Exhibit Hall Floor, Sponsored by Brasseler

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Come one, come all, the exhibit hall is open! Welcome the exhibitors participating in RDH Under One Roof 2017. Relax and savor hors d’oeuvres and drinks as you network with the exhibitors and enjoy some fellowship with your dental hygiene colleagues.

Dream the Night Away With Dentsply Sirona Reception

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Celebrating our Hygienists with:

  • Hands-on demonstrations of our latest innovations with clinical educators from Dentsply Sirona.
  • A chance to catch up with friends and meet new ones while enjoying cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and music!
  • An introduction to our hygiene community with exclusive offers, clinical tips and new product sneak peaks.  

Friday, August 11th, Day Two


Keynote Coffee, Sponsored by Nomad

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Start the day off right! Please come have a cup of coffee or tea and network before finding the perfect spot to enjoy the keynote session.

Lunch on the Exhibit Hall Floor, Sponsored by Invisalign

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Join us for lunch on the exhibit hall floor. Must be registered as a conference attendee to be eligible for complimentary lunch.

Networking Reception on the Exhibit Hall Floor

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Make plans to attend the RDH Under One Roof networking reception on the exhibit hall floor. This is the perfect opportunity to learn from exhibitors and connect with industry professionals. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Young Party at the House of Blues

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Rest up for the party of the year with Young Dental at Chicago’s popular landmark - The House of Blues! Join the fun with live music, dancing, drinks and fantastic prizes! This popular annual reception will kick-off immediately after the exhibit hall closes on Friday. Just follow the crowd for a short walk from the hotel across the river!

Saturday, August 12th, Day Three


Lunch on the Exhibit Hall Floor, Sponsored by KerrTotalcare and Orascoptic

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join us for lunch on the exhibit hall floor. Must be a registered conference attendee to be eligible for complimentary lunch.

Hu-Friedy Speakeasy Soiree

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Prohibition is long gone, but it’s still going to take an exclusive password to enter this Hu-Friedy soiree. Have a roaring good time as we celebrate the history and spirit of Chicago in style.
This will be a closing event to remember.

Save the date and register below for access to the swankiest party in town!

"The price is great, the energy and atmosphere surrounding the whole event is great. You once again feel empowered as if it is your first day in your first office."

- 2015 Hygienist Attendee