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Illinois Dental Hygienists’ Association

Your Voice. Your Profession. Your Future.


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Your Profession

IDHA is the Voice of ALL Dental Hygienists in Illinois.


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Your Future

Membership in IDHA gives you a professional home to grow and advance your career.


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Students

Continuing education opens the door for new roles, jobs, and opportunities in Dental Hygiene.


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Legislation

Your Profession, IDHA supports and protects the career and practice of Dental Hygiene Professionals in Illinois.


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About IDHA

Components

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Presidents Message Lake County / McHenry County IL01 We would like to invite you to join
Executive Council North Suburban / Winnebago IL02 ADHA – the only association dedicated
Upcoming Events Fox Valley / West Suburban IL03 to protecting and promoting your
About IDHA South Suburban / Chicago IL04 profession. In these times of change you
Committees Peoria / Illini / Springfield IL05 need something to count on, and ADHA is
Volunteerism River Bend / Southern Illinois IL06 your advocate for professional advancement.
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About IDHA

Purpose

The Purpose of this Association shall be to improve the oral health of the public; to maintain the highest standards of dental hygiene ethics, education, and practice; to represent and protect the interests of the dental hygiene profession; to ensure professional competence of the dental hygienist; to promote research in oral health; to provide professional communications, and to conduct other activities to advance the art and science of dental hygiene.

Mission

To improve the public’s total health, to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increases the awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promote the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice, and research, and represent and promote the interests of dental hygienists.

Dental Hygiene Oath

In my practice as a dental hygienist,
I affirm my personal and professional commitment to
Improve the oral health of the public,
To advance the art and science of quality care.

I pledge continually to improve my professional knowledge
And skills, to render a full measure of service to each
Patient entrusted to my care
And to uphold the highest standards of professional
Competence and the personal conduct in the interests of the
Dental hygiene profession and the public it serves.