AUGUST 1-3, 2018 | NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, USA
GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER

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, you may attend any (or all) of the events listed below. Please note: Additional registration is required for some of these events (at no additional charge to conference attendees), and space may be limited.

Pre-Conference, Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Rev-It-Up Kickoff Party, sponsored by Straumann

Rev-It-Up: Meeting Kickoff Party*

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

All conference attendees 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 merriment 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!
*Attendance is free of charge for conference attendees. However, registration is required.

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Networking Party hosted by Align Technology, makers of Invisalign and iTero

Smooth Sailing with Invisalign & iTero Party*

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The secret is out: Align Technology, makers of Invisalign and iTero, is celebrating the kick off of RDH Under One Roof with the hottest ticket in DC! The buzz around town is that there will be lite fare and free drink tickets to the first 200 attendees. Come see what the talk is all about! Space is limited.
*Attendance is free of charge for conference attendees. However, registration is required.

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Day 1, Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Lunch and learn sponsored by Straumann

Lunch and Learn-Titanium Revolution and What Role the Registered Dental Hygienist Plays in Tooth Replacement*

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

In today’s economy patients are looking for long-term, predictable results when making decisions on
treatment options. Dental patients have become more than simply a patient, they are also a consumer.
Tooth loss and replacement pose both physical and emotional effects on patients. According to the
American College of Prosthodontists over 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth.

This session identifies the true impact of the interdisciplinary relationship between the dental hygienist,
dental assistant, administrative team, restorative dentist and specialist.
*Registration required.

Sponsored by: 

American Academy of Dental Hygiene Annual Meeting

American Academy of Dental Hygiene Annual Business Meeting

All attendees are welcome

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 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

Welcome Reception on the Exhibit Hall Floor

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
2018. Relax and savor hors d’oeuvres and drinks as you network with the exhibitors and enjoy some fellowship
with your dental hygiene colleagues.

Sponsored by:

Dentsply Sirona networking reception

A Night with Dentsply Sirona!*

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

Details coming soon!
*Attendance is free of charge for conference attendees. However, registration is required.

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Day 2, Thursday, August 2, 2018

Lunch on the exhibit hall floor, sponsored by Align Technology: makers of Invisalign and iTero

Lunch on the Exhibit Hall Floor

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

Sponsored by:

Networking reception on the exhibit hall floor

Networking Reception and Fashion Show on the Exhibit Hall Floor

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

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

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Young networking reception

Young Reception: The Night is Young!

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

Rest up for the party of the year with Young Dental! Join the fun with music, dancing, drinks, and fantastic prizes! This popular annual reception will kick off immediately after the exhibit hall closes on Thursday.
*Attendance is free of charge for conference attendees. However, registration is required.

Day 3, Friday, August 3, 2018

Lunch on the exhibit hall floor

Lunch on the Exhibit Hall Floor

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

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"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."

- Hygienist Attendee