To improve the public’s total health, the mission of the PDHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by increasing the awareness of and ensuring access to cost-effective quality oral health care, thus promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research while representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.
- Achieve autonomy of dental hygiene education, licensure and practice.
- Promote consumer advocacy in oral health care as part of total health.
- Serve as the recognized authority for the profession of dental hygiene.
PDHA Strategic Plan 2016-2021
Our association has finished its work on the newly revised PDHA Strategic Plan. This information is available to members only. If you would like a copy of the plan, to learn more about these strategies or volunteer to help with specific action plans, please contact your local trustee or committee chair.
Thank you for your membership; all things on this plan are possible because of our members.
Copies can be requested by contacting PDHA Central Office.