The Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner is an additional certification that PA dental hygienists can pursue.  The rewards of this field are great since it combines the clinical work we all do on a regular basis with an opportunity to help the under-served populations in the area.

The Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner


Saturday, April 28th 2018

Location: Penn College of Technology Williamsport, PA

PHDHP Symposium: Direct Access Oral Care Providers

The PDHA is excited to announce our statewide conference designed specifically for the education and progression of PHDHPs.
Join us for a 5CE and Networking Event.

Registration details coming soon! Stay connected with our Facebook here

Please take a moment to fill out this survey to sumbit data to fully assess the barriers dental hygienists may face with public health and access to oral health care.
Click HERE to begin the survey.

For our PA PHDHPs:  If you are looking for health clinics in PA where your services could be utilized, please click PA Health Centers 2016 for a list.

Click here to read about one innovative way PHDHPs could deeply impact children’s oral health in PA.”

** ATTENTION PHDHPs: If you have not been receiving mail or emails about PHDHP information and events, please send a request to be added to the mailing list along with your contact information (mailing address and email address), along with your PHDHP license number to PDHA Central Office at **

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