To improve public health by increasing the awareness of, and access to, quality oral health, and to represent and protect the interests of licensed dental hygienists through a viable professional organization.
Promote public awareness of the profession of dental hygiene.
Suport the highest standards of dental hygiene, licensure, and practice by providing quality Continuing Education courses, and by staying abreast of legislation pertaining to the dental hygiene scope of practice.
Support efforts the improve collaborative practice within the dental field, and promote inter-professional collaboration by building partnerships with allied health organizations.
The Alaska Dental Hygienists' Association is part of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) The ADHA is divided into three levels:
American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)
CONSTITUENT LEVEL (state)
Alaska Dental Hygienists' Association (AK DHA)
COMPONENT LEVEL (local)
Cook Inlet Dental Hygienists' Association (CIDHA)
Alaska DHA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization
We believe everyone should have access to high quality dental hygiene services.