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Join the IDHA TODAY!

We would like to invite you to join IDHA – the only association in Illinois that is dedicated to protecting and promoting your profession. With over 41 dental hygienists in leadership, we are here to support you throughout your career!

Membership at work:

  • Advocacy for the advancement of your profession and protection of your scope of practice
  • Publications and online resources 
  • Networking and recognition
  • Discounts (insurance, hotels, car rentals, and more)
  • High quality CE opportunities

IDHA is committed to you and your professional success, but we cannot do it without every hygienist's support. Your membership has tangible benefits mentioned above, but most importantly you are investing in your professional future. IDHA recently accomplished the success of the Public Health Dental Hygienist certification for Illinois!

Annual Membership Dues

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

  • Professional $387.00   ($235.00 for ADHA / $122.00 for IDHA / $10.00 for your local Component / $20 Optional Assessment )
  • Student – $85.00 (1 year), $150 (2 year) - Visit ADHA Student Member page for more details

Membership cycle runs from January 1 – December 31, with payment due by December 31.

ADHA/IDHA Membership Payment Options

OPTION 1: Payment in full

OPTION 2: Payment by Quarterly Installments

  • Payments are divided into 4 payments. Example: $387 (total dues)/4 quarterly payments = $96.75 per quarter.
  • A processing fee of $3/ quarter would be added = $99.75 per quarter.
  • Current members can switch to the quarterly payment plan by contacting ADHA member services at (312)440-8900 or online at www.adha.org
  • Payment is offered by electronic payment with a credit card and automatically withdrawn.
  • You will receive an electronic notice 45 days prior to each installment withdrawal date.
  • If no payment is received, you will be dropped from the installment plan 45 days after payment was due.
  • If your credit card changes at any time during the year you must notify ADHA member services of this change as soon as possible.

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. -Helen Keller

Questions? Contact IDHA Membership committee at leadership.idha@gmail.com.