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Student Member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA)

Student Member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA), or SADHA, is a category of membership within the American Dental Hygienists' Association. ADHA is an association dedicated to the advancement and promotion of dental hygiene. ADHA is the association of your profession.

You have taken a significant step in your future and have chosen to enter an important role in the oral health care profession. Whether you have just started school, or are close to graduation, SADHA is your critical link to the dental hygiene profession.

You are the primary driving force in your association and the essential foundation upon which the future of dental hygiene is based.

After Graduation

Upon graduation from an accredited program in dental hygiene, you will be eligible to become an Active Member of ADHA. Active Membership will entitle you to all the benefits you received as a student, and many more.

The following services were designed especially for you, the dental hygiene professional:

  • Countless educational programs, workshops and conferences to keep you informed of changes and advancements in your profession, and to help keep your license current
  • State constituent and local component member services and benefits
  • Representation of your professional opinions in legislative action affecting your patients as well as your profession
  • Group insurance policies at competitive rates
  • Innovative self-study and continuing education programs

Membership in your professional association demonstrates your commitment to excellence and the highest standards of preventive oral health care.