With more than 15 years of experience as a dental hygienist, including several years at a dental practice in Glasgow, Kentucky (KY), June Jones possesses skills in root planing, soft-tissue management, and oral prophylaxis. A graduate of the associate’s degree program in dental hygiene at Bowling Green State Vocational Technical School in KY, June Jones maintains memberships in several professional organizations, including the Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association (GDHA).
Representing more than 6,000 hygienists in Georgia, the GDHA provides members with opportunities to network, attend events, and participate in the organization’s public outreach. It also advances dental hygiene through educational opportunities.
Each year, the GDHA hosts a meeting and symposium that allows members to share ideas. The 2015 event, which occurred on July 10 and 11 at the Homewood Suites and Central Georgia Technical College in Macon, included a business meeting, dinner, and keynote speakers. The topics covered included oral anatomy, pain management, and current trends in dental hygiene.
Those who attended the symposium earned five continuing education credits.