Membership 2021-12-08T15:07:24-05:00

Please use the “Login” button in the right sidebar to log in to your account.

Once logged in, you will be able to:

  • View and update your contact information (including your email address to receive notifications from PDHA)
  • View your account information and component assignment
  • View a running list of your PDHA approved continuing education sessions attended
  • Download and print your continuing education transcript
  • Read important Members-only information

oin us on our Basecamp! Basecamp is a real-time communication tool that helps our PDHA teams stay on the same page. With to-do-lists, calendaring, due dates and file-sharing, Basecamp provides a way for our teams to communicate and keep track of priorities and actionable items. ALL members have access to their Component’s Basecamp. If you need assistance accessing or using Basecamp, please contact PDHA President-Elect, Barb Reiprich, at and she will be happy to assist you.

Members will receive periodic email updates from our communications email address. Please make sure you have in your safe senders list so you never miss an update.
Have you visited the ADHA’s Members-only site?  This site was designed just for you, the ADHA member.  This new website features enhanced functionality, streamlined navigation, mobile-friendly account access, new opportunities to connect with colleagues, an easy payment process and much more!  The website also features members-only content, giving you an opportunity to view the newest digital editions of Access magazine and the Journal of Dental Hygiene, as well as news and updates just for YOU.

Not a member?  Click “Apply for Membership” to join today!

Component Membership Chair Contacts 2020:

Northwest:  Sarah Goard, RDH, B.S., PHDHP

Northeast: Tiffany Kilpatrick RDH, BSDH, PHDHP

Southwest:  VACANT

Southeast:  Kim Bury
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Please note the following regarding Continuing Education Course Transcripts:

A few course numbers have been changed to be consistent with other sessions given of the same course.

No other information has been changed.  If you have any questions, please contact Central Office: (link is not working)

 Executive Board, Trustees and Committees:Please fill out this Reimbursement Form for PDHA budget expense reimbursement and submit the completed form to the Treasurer. – Delete

ADHA has recently released a seminal white paper, Transforming Dental Hygiene Education and the Profession for the 21st Century. It offers information and insight into the changes taking place within dental hygiene education and explains why the transformation is needed and what steps are being taken to best position dental hygienists — and ADHA members — to take advantage of future opportunities.  Click to download your copy:


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Member Services

Our Member Services Committee is here to assist all members with questions on membership, member benefits, ADHA questions and concerns.

Members/Potential Members may direct their questions about membership to:

PDHA Member Services Committee Chair: Tiffany Kilpatrick at

Need a full description of the tangible ADHA benefits?  Sign in at and check out all the discounts and promotional programs available to members!

     Annual Membership Dues

Your dues includes membership in all three levels of our tripartite organization:  ADHA (“National”), PDHA (“Constituent” State) and Component (“Local”)

Annual Membership Dues

Your dues includes membership in all three levels of our tripartite organization:  ADHA
(“National”), PDHA (“Constituent” State) and Component (“Local”)

Types of Membership: Professional Membership

Ready to join? If you are licensed to practice, you are qualified to apply for a professional
membership. Join today and discover what it means to be backed by the collective power of thousands
of dental hygienists across the country.

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

Professional Member Application

Professional Member Annual Dues: $310.00   ($208.00 for ADHA / $92.00 for PDHA
/ $10.00 for your local Component)

Student Membership*

Ready to join? If you are currently enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program or pursuing a
complementary baccalaureate or graduate degree from an accredited college or institution of higher
education, you are qualified to apply for student membership. Join today to start enjoying the
benefits of membership for just $65 per year!

Once you graduate from your program, ADHA is happy to gift you a FREE trial membership. You don’t
have to do a thing except make sure that your graduation date is current in our database and
professional membership benefits.

Student Member Annual Dues: $65.00
Other Member Types

Senior Membership

In order to be eligible for senior membership, you must be a Professional member who has reached
the full retirement age as set by the Social Security Administration and has either been a
Professional member of the Association for an aggregate total of thirty (30) years, or twenty-five
(25) consecutive years.

Senior Member Application Senior Application

Senior Membership Annual Dues: $151.50

Members with Disabilities

Professional members who are unable to work due to a verified disability may apply for Disabled
status. All applications must be verified by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, and must
be accompanied by proof of eligibility each year.

Members with Disabilities Application Members with Disabilities_Application.pdf

Members with Disabilities Annual Dues: $184.50  ($151.50 for ADHA / $23.00 for PDHA / $10.00 for
your local Component)

Allied Member*

Allied membership may be granted to any individual who supports the purposes and mission of the
Association and who is not otherwise qualified for any other class of membership.

Allied Member Application Allied Application

Allied Member Annual Dues: $160.00  ($104.00 for ADHA / $46.00 for PDHA /
$10.00 for your local Component)

Supporting Member*

Dental hygienists who hold a current license but are unemployed or are not employed in a dental
hygiene related career are eligible for Supporting Membership. Dental hygienists who are employed
in a position that can be considered one of the six roles of dental hygiene are not eligible, but
they may apply for Professional membership.

Application Procedures for Supporting Membership Category

Supporting Member Annual Dues:                                          HA / $46.00 for PDHA /
$10.00 for your local Component)
International Member*

International membership may be granted to any individual who (i) resides outside of the United
States; and (ii) holds a valid license to practice as a dental hygienist.
*International members are a nonvoting category of membership.

International Member Application International Application.pdf

International Member Annual Dues: $202.00

*  Indicates non-voting member
Membership cycle runs from January 1 – December 31, with payment due by December 31.

 Remember every member counts!!!