BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
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Through ADHA membership, you will help secure a future for dental hygiene. ADHA is working to protect the value of your educational credentials and to preserve the integrity of your license. Only by uniting in one voice can ADHA continue to represent dental hygienists successfully.
ADHA monitors all states and federal legislative and regulatory trends as they relate to dental hygiene; and maintains state files on dental hygiene practice acts as well as rules and regulations from the state boards.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Members receive the most up-to-date information relative to the profession in the Journal of Dental Hygiene, ADHA’s official on-line, peer-reviewed scientific journal publication that contains information on clinical practice, research, education and public health. In addition, members receive ADHA’s magazine, Access, and MDHA’s quarterly newsletter, The Bulletin.
As part of your ADHA dues, you automatically become a member of your state constituent and local component organization. These groups sponsor meetings and activities for your personal and professional benefit. By attending local, state and national membership functions you have the opportunity to form new friendships and develop professional contacts.
Becoming an active ADHA member gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop new skills and interests, and assist in moving the profession of dental hygiene through the 21st century.
Contributing to your community’s oral health standards with the backing of this professional association builds an identity for you as a professional and offers you resources such as collaborating organizations, evidence-based science and legislative support.
To become a member you may complete the membership application online or download the membership application and mail it to ADHA. The cost to become a member is $225.00. Payment must include the membership application.
A Quarterly Publication - "The Mirror" designed to educate, inform and inspire
Discounts on Continuing Education Programs
Leadership Development Opportunities
New and Lasting Friendships and Occupational and Social Networking
A Portable Dental Chair available for Community Service Program use
Statewide Professional Collaborative efforts in Community Oral Health Outreach Programs
To become a member you may complete the membership application online or download the membership application and mail it to ADHA. The cost to become a member is $226.00. Payment must include the membership application.
WHAT IS EXPECTED OF ME IF I JOIN?
Nothing is expected of an individual member, although the greatest benefit from membership will come from your participation at meetings; and contributing ideas and skills to the progression of your profession via this professional association.
I ONLY WANT TO BE A MEMBER OF RIDHA AND MY LOCAL COMPONENT, IS THAT POSSIBLE?
No, I am sorry, but membership to the state constituent and the local component come directly from membership in our national association, the American Dental Hygienists' Association.