Dental Hygienists’ Association

Mission: Advocate for the well-being of the dental hygienist and the overall health of the public

Vision: Advancing dental hygiene—improving overall health

PDHA Goals:

1. Advocacy: PDHA advocates for the profession and the interests of dental hygienists throughout their careers.
2. Autonomy: PDHA promotes autonomy.
3. Alliances: PDHA supports integration and collaboration.

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Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association

Your Community

Become a champion of oral health as you take the next step forward in connecting with your community and investing in your career.


Highest Standards

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Professional Team

Receive timely alerts on legislative developments and valuable opportunities to network with your peers.

News & Information

PDHA Advocacy

Oct 25, 2022

PDHA Lobby Day! Legislation is important. It provides a platform for the growth of our scope of practice and a means to protect our license. This is the invisible

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License Renewal 2023

Sep 5, 2022

With renewal season upon us and the issues with the USPS and delays in mail please ensure your email address […]

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PDHA Public Health- Nursing Home Project

Jun 23, 2021

PDHA Public Health Council-Nursing Home Project Working with Nursing Home Staff to Improve the Oral Hygiene of Residents The Public […]

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Board of Trustees Spring Meeting Member Update

May 3, 2021

We hope you will join us in future CE courses and meetings. Your support is important to PDHA! DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER

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Penn Hy-PAC Lifetime Membership

Apr 13, 2021

Now is the time to step up and support PDHA and our Political Action Committee. Morgan Plant, our lobbyist, and […]

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Tooth shaped flag pins

Apr 12, 2021

Pins are available for $10.00 with the money going to Penn Hy-PAC.

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PDHA Scholarship

Feb 17, 2021

PDHA is proud to offer two scholarships annually. The Margaret A. Bailey Scholarship and the PDHA Scholarship for Further Education.

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Board of Trustees Spring Meeting Member Update

Feb 15, 2021

Your Trustees are continuing to work to keep you informed- so please read the latest newsletter to see what is […]

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PDHA Leadership Development Retreat

Feb 15, 2021

March 31- April 2nd Holiday Inn Williamsport, PA More information will be coming soon

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Keystone Dental
Health Conference
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The 2023 Keystone Dental Health Conference October 12-15th in Erie, PA