Looking to connect with fellow dental hygiene students who share your passion for oral health? ADHA Student Chapters are officially recognized organizations that operate within dental hygiene programs. It’s a great way to network, collaborate and have fun with fellow dental hygiene students from across the country.

View Student Chapter Directory

Student Chapter Requirements

In order to become a student chapter, your group must:

  • Be affiliated with a dental hygiene education program
  • Have a student advisor
  • Have a student president who is a member of ADHA. (Contact ADHA if you do not currently have a student president, and we can help!)
  • Maintain at least 10 active student members

Benefits of Registering as a Student Chapter

  • Have your chapter featured on the ADHA website
  • Network and collaborate with other chapters across the country
  • Access to chapter toolkit – updated annually with helpful resources for your group
  • Opportunity to host a takeover on ADHA Instagram
  • Eligible to enter our annual Student Chapter Video Competition and ADHA Outstanding Student Chapter Awards to win money for your chapter
  • Special perks during the official ADHA Student Proud Week each April

Student Chapters must register or renew annually. The registration period is open from August 1 through October 1.


Already Registered?

Access Student Chapter Resources

Learn about the Outstanding Chapter Awards

Questions about Student Chapters?

Email us at [email protected] or call 312-440-8900.