Our Mission: Unite, Support and Empower
                    Georgia Dental Hygienists
GDHA is YOUR resource for the most up to date information impacting dental hygienists in Georgia. With the passage of HB 154, supervision rules for dental hygienists and the scope of practice for dental assistants has changed.

About GDHA

The Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association (GDHA) proudly represent

over 7,000 dental hygienists in Georgia. GDHA is part of the American Dental

Hygienists Association tripartite structure and all GDHA members are ADHA

members as well as members of their local components.

Members receive up-to-date information about emerging technologies,

insights into clinical practice, opportunities to establish and network with

one’s peers and timely alerts on legislative developments affecting the

practice of dental hygiene in Georgia.


DID YOU KNOW  that dental hygienists can assess the signs and

symptoms of potentially life-threatening conditions such as oral

cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, eating disorders, HIV and heart disease?  

Dental hygienists are college educated, board licensed oral health

professionals that support the dentist in the early detection of serious

problems.  See your dentist and dental hygienist today for comprehensive

centered dental care.


Read more about visiting a Dental Hygienist below:

Important Facts About Dental Hygienists

Choosing a Dental Office

What to Expect from a Dental Hygiene Appointment

Protecting Against Disease Transmission

Helpful Links

Benefits of Membership /Renew Membership  

Register for the ADHA District IV listserve

Education and Careers

Volunteer Opportunities & Network

Help us deliver the message of Oral Health
Our web site was created in the spirit of sharing healthcare news and licensure information with Dental Hygiene professionals in the State of Georgia, and to help you stay posted on current events and volunteer opportunities in our local communities. We invite you to Contact Us with questions regarding Membership or becoming a GDHA Sponsor.


Dental and dental hygiene licenses need to be renewed by December 31st. If you haven't done so yet, click below to renew now.

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Don't forget, Proof of Citizenship is needed for License Renewal!


Thank you GDHA Sponsors!

Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association

A Constituent of the American Dental Hygienists' Association Representing Dental Hygienists throughout the State of Georgia.

The Georgia Dental Hygienists' Association does not endorse any business or its product(s). See disclaimer

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