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May 3 - 4, 2024

Edmonton, Alberta

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About our Event!

The Ford Dental Institute is pleased to announce details of our first annual dental hygiene conference, RDH Evolve!


We are thrilled to extend an invitation for you to attend Alberta’s only Dental Hygiene Conference, set to take place on May 3 - 4th, 2024 at the JW Marriott in Edmonton. This premier event is designed specifically for dental hygienists and is dedicated to advancing dental hygiene practices, fostering professional growth, and promoting optimal oral health care.


RDH Evolve will bring together industry experts, and passionate professionals to exchange knowledge, enhance skills, and explore the latest advancements in dental hygiene practices, technologies, and patient care. 


Whether you're a seasoned dental professional or a passionate newcomer to the field, this conference promises to deliver a wealth of knowledge and networking opportunities.

Why Attend?

Ignite Your Passion:

Immerse yourself in a captivating atmosphere where you'll discover the latest trends, techniques, and technologies shaping the future of dental hygiene.

Connect & Collaborate:

Connect with like-minded dental professionals and industry leaders who share your passion for dental hygiene. Forge valuable connections that could shape your career and lead to exciting collaborations.

Continuing Education:

Engage in insightful lectures presented by industry leaders. Earn valuable continuing education credits and stay at the forefront of your field.

Exhibition Showcase:

Explore an array of oral health products, tools and treatment techniques designed to elevate your practice and patient care.

Where Great Minds Reunite

Lectures. Networking. Exhibitors.

We are excited to welcome you to the first annual RDH Evolve Hygiene Conference in Edmonton.

Please see a sample of our esteemed guest speaker line up & lectures below.

Stay tuned for additional speaker & lecture additions!

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Melissa Turner

RDH Evolve Emcee


Dr. Liran Levin


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Dr. Cheryl Cable


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Tina Clarke 


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Chrissy Ford

RDH Evolve Founder 


Karen Xekominos


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Lisa Mayo



Dr. Michael Glogauer


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Kerry Lepicek


Speaker: Dr. Michael Glogauer

Oral Inflammation and Links to Systemic Disease: Periodontal Care with a Focus on "Oral Inflammatory Load" Reduction

Speaker: Dr. Liran Levin

Peri-implantitis – All you want (or not) to know!  

Speaker: Tina Clarke

Pain Management

Speaker: Lisa Mayo

Upgrade and Re-Boot Your Dental Hygiene Operatory-Using evidenced-based science to drive periodontal treatment.

Speaker: Karen Xekominos

Heart Health-It's all Connected

Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Cable

Getting Ahead of the Tsunami of HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer: A Call to Action 

Speaker: Lisa Mayo

Diversify Your Ultrasonic Insert and Tip Portfolio

Speaker: Chrissy Ford

Implementation Workshop 

Ready to Level Up Your Hygiene Department?

Speaker: Melissa K. Turner

It's Never Been a Better Time to be a Dental Hygienist:

An Exciting Review of Career Roles, Opportunities & Pathways for the Modern Hygienist 

Speaker: Kerry Lepicek

Caries Disease Management - A proactive approach.

“Dentistry is undergoing a spike in product and technology innovation, and it's more important than ever to create space where companies and clinicians can come together to network and learn."

Melissa Turner

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