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From the moment you consider becoming a dental hygienist — all the way through your professional practice — ADHA is your connection to the latest education and career support.

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Webinars + Courses You Don’t Want to Miss

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Live Webinar

Wednesday, March 6

6:00-7:30pm CT

Identification and Management of Patients with Dry Mouth

Presented by:

Vidya Sankar, DMD, MHS

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: Free

Nonmembers: Free

CE: 1.5

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Crystal Spring, BSDH, RDH, LAP

Live Webinar

Thursday, March 21

6:00-7:00pm CT

Tax Tips & Tricks for Dental Hygienists

Presented by:

Crystal Spring, BSDH, RDH, LAP

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: Free

Nonmembers: Free

CE: 1.0

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A CE Smart Scholar Course

On-Demand Course

Igniting a Movement in a Dual Licensed Dental Workforce

Presented by:

Colleen M. Brickle, RDH, EdD, Deborah A. Jacobi, RDH, MA, Clare E. Larkin, RDH, MSEd

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: $15

Nonmembers: $60

CE: 2.0

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A CE Smart Scholar Course

On-Demand Course

Dental Hygiene and Direct Access to Care: Past and Present

Presented by:

Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, EdD, FADHA, Melanie L. Simmer-Beck, MS, PhD, Ann Lynch, BA, Lisa J. Rowley, RDH, MS

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: $15

Nonmembers: $60

CE: 2.0

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A CE Smart Scholar Course

On-Demand Course

100 Yrs of Dental Hygiene Research: Progress & Possibilities

Presented by:

Jennifer A. Pieren, RDH, MS, BSAS, FADHA, Rebecca S. Wilder, BSDH, MS, FADHA, ICF-ACC, Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, FSCDH

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: $15

Nonmembers: $60

CE: 2.0

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On-Demand Course

Allied Dental Workforce Issues, Solutions, and Action Plans

Presented by:

Lisa Childers Hernandez, Dr. JoAnn Gurenlian, Andrew Smith, Sherin Tooks, et al.

ADHA Members / CE Subscribers: FREE

Nonmembers: FREE

CE: 1.5

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Considering A Dental Hygiene Career?

We got you! ADHA can connect you to a dental hygiene program and help you plan for becoming a pro.

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The Path to Licensure

While requirements vary by state, the process to become a licensed dental hygienist typically involves three key steps:

  • 1

    Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program

  • 2

    Successful completion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination

  • 3

    Successful completion of a regional or state clinical board examination

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