Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association 


Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association:
Isaac Knapp Component


Isaac Knapp (IK) awarded the IK Gloria Huxoll Membership Award for 2017 to Ingrid Churchill.


To contact Component Leaders by phone or email, or to view or download a copy of the IDHA: Isaac Knapp Component Membership Directory fo2017-18, log into the Members-Only section of the IDHA website.

To Print a listing of 2017-18 Component Meetings as listed below, click on following link:


Indiana Dental Hygienists’ Association:
Isaac Knapp Component

Meetings and continuing education available in Fort Wayne and the Elkhart/Goshen area, most featuring a social time with light refreshments! Unless otherwise specified, meetings offering one (1) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) are $25 for non-members and FREE to members!

2017-2018 Meetings

August 21, 2017 (Monday): Social Time 6:00 PM, CE starts at 6:30. Topic: Ethics and Indiana Dental Law.  Speaker: Kathy Nahrwold, LDH.   2 CEUs, $50 non-members and $40 members. 

Location:  Goshen College, 1700 S. Main St.  Goshen

September 20, 2017 (Wednesday):  Social Hour 6:00 PM, CE/meeting begins at 7:00.

Topic: Keeping up with the CDC   Speakers: Nichole Dicke, RDH, MSDH and Jennifer Bryant, RDH, MDEd.     1 CEU  FREE TO ALL MEMBER AND NON-MEMBER ATTENDEES!!!

Location: Downtown Ft. Wayne ACPL.

October 18, 2017 (Wednesday): Social time 6:00 PM, CE/meeting begins at 6:30. Topic: Mental Health First Aid.  Speaker: Amanda Noland.  1 CEU.  Location: Elkhart Health Education Building, 2222 Reith Blvd, Goshen.

October 28, 2017 (Saturday):  Continuing Education Course.  Topic #1: Ethics and Indiana Dental Law. 2 CEUs ($60).  9:00-11:00 AM (sign-in at 8:30). Topic #2: CPR for the Health Care Provider. 5 CEUs ($75).  11:30  AM – 3:30 PM  (sign-in at 11:00).  Both topics located at IPFW (rooms TBA) and presented by Kathy Nahrwold, LDH.  Registration required through IPFW Department of Continuing Studies. Click here for the Course Flyer with the mail-in registration form and info on online registration.

November 16, 2017 (Thursday): Holiday Auction/Party  (Benefits Matthew 25 patients and IPFW DH students).  Location: Cazadores Event Center 3921 ½ Horman Rd.  Fort Wayne, 46816  Dinner, Entertainment, Live and Silent Auctions  6-9 pm.  RSVP required.

December 4, 2017 (Monday): Potluck/fill dental gift bags for local nursing home residents.  Social time 6:00 PM, meeting begins at 6:30.  Topic:  Missions,  Speaker: Becky Alles, RDH 

1 CEU.   Location:  Melissa Spriggs’ home, 926 Foxbriar Lane, Goshen.


If you are not an IDHA Member, but a licensed dental hygienist and would like information specific to your component, please click here to contact us. Potential members are welcome to attend for a non-member fee of $25 for each CEU, unless otherwise noted.      


January 8, 2018 (Monday): Social time  6:00 PM, CE/meeting begins at 6:30. Topic: Legislative Update. Speaker: Amanda Apple, LDH, BGS. 1 CEU.  Location: Elkhart Health Education Building, 2222 Reith Blvd, Goshen.

January 17, 2018 (Wednesday):Evening CE Course. Local Anesthesia Didactic Review.  Speakers:  Dr. Roger and Dr. Brenda Valliere. 2 CEUs, only $25 for non-members and FREE to members!  Location:  Downtown Fort Wayne ACPL This is a 2 hour course and will start promptly at 6:00 pm. Pre-registration encouraged, onsite registration as space allows.

March 7, 2018 (Wednesday): Social time 6:00 PM, CE/meeting is from 6:30-8:30pm.

Topic: Ergonomics.  Speaker: Tom Banks. 2 CEUs. Location: Christiana Creek Dental Care, 301 W. Bristol St., Elkhart.

April 18, 2018 (Wednesday): Social hour 6:00 PM, CE/meeting begins at 7:00.

Topic:  Pharmacology and the dental patient.  Speaker: TBA .  1 CEU. Location: Downtown Ft Wayne, ACPL

May 3, 2018 (Thursday): Social time 6:00 PM, CE/meeting begins at 6:30. Topic: Forensics.  Speaker:  TBA. 1 CEU.  Location Elkhart Health Education Building, 2222 Reith Blvd. Goshen.


To improve the public’s health, the mission of the Indiana Dental Hygienists’ Association is to advance
the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education,
licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.

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