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MEMBERSHIP

MEMBER Credential - MAADH

  1. Current licensure and/or current state dental hygiene registration
  2. New Member: Minimum of seventy-five hours of Academy approved, or agency recognized continuing education courses (given or taken) within five years prior to application. Only Twenty five (25)% of the total hours can be courses given by the applicant.
    Renewing Member: Thirty hours of Academy approved, or agency recognized continuing education courses (given or taken) each two year renewal period.
  3. Seven hundred fifty hours of clinical or professional or related experience per year for five of the last eight years as a licensed dental hygienist*
  4. Complete and submit application forms and fees for review by the Membership
    Committee and final approval from the Governing Council *Dental hygienists in alternative employment settings such as lecturer, author, educator, researcher, corporate, etc.

FELLOW MEMBER Credential - FAADH

  1. Be an active member in AADH for three consecutive years
  2. Provide documentation of achievement of a Baccalaureate degree or higher
  3. Fulfill 3 of 4 additional criteria
    • Document advanced education of at least 100 hours in the specialty or field.
    • Document active participation in the specialty or field via practice, published research or poster/clinic presentations at national or international hygiene meetings, or having served elected leadership positions in hygiene associations
    • Present a continuing education course which meets AADH guidelines for course approval.
    • Advanced the cause of the specialty/field in some community related significant manner.
Initial Application Fee: ADHA Member $15.00 Non-ADHA Member $25.00
Biennial Dues: ADHA Member $150.00 Non-ADHA Member $200.00
Click HERE to download a copy of our AADH Membership Application (MS Word Format). This form can be completed and sent by US Mail or email.
Click HERE to download a copy of our AADH RENEWAL Membership Application (MS Word Format). This form can be completed and sent by US Mail or email.
Click HERE to download a copy of our Fellowship Application Procedures and Deadlines (MS Word Format). This form can be completed and sent by US Mail or email.
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