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.

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

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.

PDHA Strategic Plan 2022-2024

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.