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Dental Hygiene Student Organizations

Enhance your learning experience and meet other students by participating in several student organizations.

Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association

The Student American Dental Hygienists' Association is committed to cultivating, promoting, and sustaining the art and science of dental hygiene.  We aim to safeguard the common interests of the members of the dental hygiene profession, and to contribute toward the improvement of the health of the public.

Dr. Naquilla Thomas
Mrs. Heather Eddy

Sigma Phi Alpha

Sigma Phi Alpha is the national honor society of the dental hygiene profession. The purpose of the organization is to promote, recognize, and honor scholarship, leadership and service among dental hygiene graduates.

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Founded in 1923, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the more than 185,000 registered dental hygienists (RDHs) across the country. 

We believe dental hygienists should be valued and integrated into the broader health care delivery system in order to improve the public’s oral and overall health.

Learn more about ADHA

American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is The Voice of Dental Education. Our mission is to lead institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public.

Learn more about ADEA