Student Proud Week ‘23. Wrapped!

What a fun week! Playlists were built, quizzes passed, pix were posted and takeovers mastered. ADHA and our Student Proud Week ’23 partners at Heartland Dental are so happy to share that student participation broke records this year and we’re so excited to celebrate you with amazing prizes!

You’re on your way to becoming an awesome RDH and ADHA is with you 100%, every step of the way. Don’t forget to tag @youradha in your graduation posts! For 100 years, ADHA has advanced our profession as an oral health leader. This week we had fun, and showcased smarts, and now we’re looking forward to your bright future making a difference in dental hygiene.


Weeklong Challenge

Give it 100. Get $100. 

Student Proud DH

When you give something 100, you give it your all. Your dedication to dental hygiene, fellow hygienists and patients will give you so much back in return.  We shared all your amazing reasons and inspirations for giving 💯 every day!

Take a peek at some we collected! >>

Extra big congratulations to Ainsley Lindsey, Jose Cantuna and Madison Repp who were drawn as our three lucky participants to win $100 Amazon gift cards, courtesy of Heartland Dental.


Get Smart with the ADHA President

Test Your Smarts Tuesday Challenge Announcement for Student Proud Week 2023

On Tuesday, ADHA President Dawn Ann Dean, RDH, MSDH, quizzed you with test questions from the ADHA National Board Review online course.

Take a quick review! >>

Congrats to Kelly Stubbers, Meg Foster and Lynsey Mead who each won a subscription to Dental Hygiene Nation’s 4910 Box with trendy toothy surprises shipped quarterly for a year!

For more Board review and test prep, check out the ADHA National Board Review course. Immediate, unlimited access. Already taking a course? It’s a great way to supplement and boost your knowledge and confidence before the exam for just $49!


My 100 Student Proud Playlist  

Student Playlist Challenge

You posted all the fantastic music that helps you start your school day giving 💯! We strung the highest voted songs together and built the Student Proud 2023 Playlist on Spotify!

Listen to it here! >>

As much as we love Bad Bunny’s beat, we’ve got to keep an ear on the playlist lyrics, but feel free to find his music on your own! Top 20 voted songs won a $10 Starbucks gift card.

Big congrats to Susie Celaya who won a pair of Enduro 100 headphones for the most voted song “Estamos Bien” by…you guessed it: Bad Bunny. 🐇


Heartland Gives 100

Heartland Dental is with you 100

Heartland Dental took over ADHA’s Instagram on Thursday, with Heartland Dental staff offering helpful tips, great advice and the DSO’s workplace insights, culture and positivity. A big thank you to everyone who joined their Instagram LIVE that evening and asked fantastic questions.

Our three $50 Twice as Nice Scrubs gift card winners are Shana Tuibeo, Morgan Spettle and Jadeyn St. Peter. Congratulations!

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We’re With You Chapter Challenge

Student Proud Show Your Chapter Love

The “We’re with You Chapter Challenge” was looking for registered ADHA Student Chapters to show off your new logos with clever snapshots on campus.

Congratulations to the Augusta University ADHA Student Chapter for going above and beyond with your video, posts and re-shares!

Soon you’ll be sporting your new Student Chapter T-shirts courtesy of Heartland Dental, to go with all that ADHA pride you’re showing!  Email us at [email protected] if you need help finding your student chapter logo.


And That’s a Wrap!

Thanks again to Heartland Dental for sponsoring this year’s Student Proud Week. And thank you to ALL of our ADHA students – we are so proud of you as you continue on your journey to becoming amazing dental hygienists. Remember, ADHA is here for you with the resources, support, prep for your Boards and so much more.

Any questions along the way? We’re here at [email protected] today and always.

Who is Heartland Dental?

At Heartland Dental, dental hygienists are recognized as elite clinical providers and patient advocates. Heartland Dental is the nation’s largest dental support organization providing non-clinical, administrative support services to over 1,700 supported offices across 38 states. From recent grads to established pros, Heartland Dental is committed to helping dental hygienists at every stage of their career.