Tri-State Dental Hygienists' Society

Tri-State Dental Hygienists’ Society
    

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Providing dental hygiene scholarships to the Tri-State area since 1995.
Mission Statement
Tri-State Dental Hygienits' Society is an organization developed for dental hygienists of African American decent.

We are commited to cultivating and promoting the art and science of dental hygiene, improving individual and community health maintenance, enhancing the professional statutes of dental hygienists, encouraging mutual support and good will, expanding employment and continuing education oppurtunities, and facilitating student recruitment and scholarship. 

Since 1995, Tri-State Dental Hygienists' Society has served the community through promoting the awareness of dental hygienists' of African American decent as a viable and dynamic component of dental hygiene care delivery systems.
Scholarship
Savant Scholarship Recipients 2018:
​Aurian Reid, RDH 
Community College of Philadelphia, PA​
Jo-Vonah Little 
Community College of Philadelphia, PA​

2018 DONOR HONOR ROLL

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY FUNDRAISING AND DONATIONS.
HERE WE RECOGNIZE THE DONORS FROM 2018:
  • DR. BRIAN MOORE
  • DR. ERIC HODGES
  • DR. RENEE DEMPSEY
  • JACKIE POWELL, RDH
  • TANYA KELS, RDH, M. Ed.
  • HELEN PUGH, RDH
  • LULA DILLARD
  • DR. FRANKLIN SCOTT
  • RACHEL MALETTE, RDH
  1. Michelle Redd, RDH, BS, Vice President
    Michelle Redd, RDH, BS, Vice President
    Michelle has been a hygienist for 29 years. She works in health care education in a public school.
  2. Regina Outerbridge, RDH, Secretary
    Regina Outerbridge, RDH, Secretary
    Public Health dental hygiene practitioner. Working as hygienist for 5 years. Member of Tri-State for 7 yrs. Secretary and fundraiser chair.
  3. Blythe Brown, RDH, Treasurer/Founding Member
    Blythe Brown, RDH, Treasurer/Founding Member
    Blythe has been a dental hygienist for 31 years. She is a 1984 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. For the past 9 years she has been employed by the Commonwealth of PA,Department of Corrections, where she currently practices dental hygiene. She is a founding member and currently serves as treasurer.
  4. Samantha Eisenhart, RDH Trustee/Scholarship Chairperson
    Samantha Eisenhart, RDH Trustee/Scholarship Chairperson
    Samantha graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at CCP in 2012. The last 3 years she has worked in Philadelphia as a public health dental hygienist. She was a scholarship recipient in 2011 & 2012. She is currently the scholarship chairperson for Tristate.
  5. Rachel Malette, RDH, Trustee
    Rachel Malette, RDH, Trustee
    Rachel is a 2013 Savant Scholarship Recipient. She is married and has 3 children. Rachel received her dental hygiene license in 2014 and is currently working in a private practice in New Jersey. She is also currently working on a BA in Information Technology online at AMU.
  6. Helen Pugh, RDH, BS, Trustee
    Helen Pugh, RDH, BS, Trustee
    Graduated from Temple University in 2008 and earned her Bachelor Business of Administration. 2013 Recipient of Tri-State Savant Scholarship and graduate of Del Tech Dental Hygiene program. Helen works full-time in a pediatric office and part-time in general dentistry. She loves to volunteer in local community programs based in the Delaware Valley.