To become a member of the Massachusetts Dental Hygienists Association (MDHA), and in turn the component in your area, you need to join the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, (ADHA). With membership in ADHA each hygienist is also a member of their state constituent and local component. ADHA dues are $252.00; this includes dues for MDHA and the local component.
The benefits of belonging to all three Associations afford you the opportunity to be part of the only organization looking out for your interests in the education and legislative arenas. Explained in further detail on the Benefits page, as a member you receive the Journal of Dental Hygiene, our peer-reviewed research journal , Access , another publication from ADHA and the MDHA quarterly newsletter, The Bulletin. Membership in MDHA also affords you numerous educational opportunities at a discounted cost. Continuing education is available through ADHA meetings and The Center of Lifelong Learning; courses are also available at The Conference sponsored by MDHA; and through your local component. Additional benefits of membership include the availability of malpractice insurance, discounted travel and credit opportunities with the ADHA credit card.
You can fill out the ADHA application by clicking here.