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AADH Membership Application:

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AADH Renewal Membership Application:

  • Be an active member in AADH for three consecutive years.

  • Provide documentation of achievement of a Baccalaureate degree or higher.

  • 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.

Fellowship Application

  • Current licensure and/or current state dental hygiene registration.

  • 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.

  • Current licensure and/or current state dental hygiene registration.

  • Renewing Member: Thirty hours of Academy approved, or agency recognized continuing education courses (given or taken) each two year renewal period.

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