Important Information Regarding OPA
IDHA has been receiving many questions about the ADA’s provider model termed the Oral Preventive Assistant (OPA). Below is the official statement from ADHA concerning the model. Your professional state association will remain vigilant in monitoring implementation of models that infringe upon the dental hygiene scope of practice in Illinois. A full description of the OPA can be accessed from the ADA’s website, www.ADA.org
A New IDHA President and Immediate Past President
Congratulations to President Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS and Immediate Past President Becky Bunge!!