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Attend ADHA 2018 Annual Conference as a Student!

Why Students Should Attend ADHA 2018?

PRESENT: Showcase your research and hard work and have an opportunity to win a prize for yourself and your school through our student research competition
LEARN: Gain access to new trends and perspectives from expert speakers that can enhance your education
ENGAGE:Network with dental hygienists who want to support and help you in your career development, participate in a full schedule of student activities, a 5K Fun Run/Walk and tons of swag!

Attend Hand-Crafted Student Sessions

  • Are You Smarter Than Esther?
  • Student Mega Issues

Participate in the Annual Conference Poster Competition

Students from the undergraduate & graduate levels come together to show off the hard work they have put into their schooling. Then, connect with your fellow researchers and celebrate each other’s work at the Undergraduate Student Research Competition or DENTSPLY Sirona Graduate Poster Awards Banquet! For more info in these competitions, click here.

Undergraduate Student Research Competition

Graduate Research Dentsply Reception

Have fun with fellow dental hygienists

Enjoy the many social events ADHA 2018 has to offer to reconnect with old friends while making new ones!

  • Welcome reception, supported by Young Dental
  • Support a good cause with your friends at the In Motion: 5K Run, Walk, Fun, then relax and have fun at the After-Glow Party.
  • Celebrate excellence in dental hygiene at the President’s Dinner.
  • Network with fellow students and connect with the nation’s leading dental hygienist professionals.

Get a head start on life after school!

Visit the Career Center to make sure you are fully prepared to reach your post-school employment goals! Activities available to attendees include:

  • A free professional headshot in the Headshot Lounge.
  • Practice your one-on-one skills at the Mock Interview Booth.
  • Let your resume help you stand out at the Resume Review Booth.
  • Interview with potential employers right on show floor

For more details, click here.

Student Registration

For a low registration fee of $170, students can attend:

  • Community Service Day (Wednesday)
  • Welcome Kick-Off Reception (Wednesday, limited capacity)
  • Undergraduate Poster Competition (Thursday)
  • CE Seminars and Student Sessions (Thursday-Saturday, limited capacity)
  • General Sessions (Thursday & Saturday)
  • Free Coffee Breaks before General Sessions (Thursday & Saturday)
  • Career Center on the Exhibit Floor (Friday & Saturday)
  • Crest Oral-B Breakfast (Friday, limited capacity)
  • Exhibit Hall (Friday & Saturday)
  • Free Lunch on the Exhibit Floor (Friday & Saturday)

Register Now!

Community Service Day