American Dental Hygienists Association

The ADHA was founded in 1923, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the more than 185,000 registered dental hygienists (RDHs) across the country.

The ADHA believes dental hygienists should be valued and integrated into the broader health care delivery system to improve the public’s oral and overall health.

The Mission of the American Dental Hygiene Association

Leading the way as a unified force, the ADHA works to support dental hygienists throughout their career lifecycle and advance the dental hygiene profession by developing new career paths, expanding opportunities for care, and providing the latest training and information. provides FAQ’s about:

  • Membership, the different types for both students and working professional
  • Education and Career providing C.E., information on scholarships and grants, student resources and much more
  • Events page will keep you up to date on annual conferences and other events
  • Publications such as The Journal of Dental Hygiene and Access Magazine can be found here
  • Resources gives you access to a complete list of resource categories to enhance your career
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