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Run by hygienists for hygienists.

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ADHA is working to protect the value of your educational credentials and to preserve the integrity of your license. Only by uniting in one voice can ADHA continue to represent dental hygienists successfully.

Leadership Opportunities

Becoming active in ADHA gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop new skills and interests.

Professional Contacts

As part of your dues, you automatically become a member of your state constituent and local component organizations. These groups sponsor meetings and activities for your personal and professional benefit.

The Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Association, known as LIDHA, has no affiliation with the Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Forum, known as LIDHF.
We are separate entities with no affiliations. LIDHA solely represents Long Island Dental Hygienists.
Support us, support your profession.


The DHASNY Empire conference is fast approaching and registration is open.  The conference will take place November 3-5 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, NY.  For more information about the conference click the DHASNY Empire conference information link below. 

 DHASNY Empire conference information link

Earn up to 14 CE hours at the conference. Topics will include the following:


Course #1 (12:30-3 p.m.) 2 CEU – Welcome and Plenary Lifelong Learning Session: Caring for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Course #2 (3-6 p.m.) 3 CEU – 5 Keys of Working with Ease: Hand Instrument Workshop

Course #3 (3-6 p.m.) 3 CEU – Forum for RDHs Practicing in Public Health Settings


Course #4 (8-11 a.m.) 3 CEU – Just Breathe: An Overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease—Dental Considers, Patient Care

Course #5 (8-11 a.m.) 3 CEU – Young Patients: (a) Prenatal to Preschool; (b) Generation Z-  Choices and Challenges

Course #6 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.) 1 CEU – Student Table Clinic Presentations

Course #7* (12:15-2:30 p.m.) 2 CEU – Current Issues in Oral Health, Dental Hygiene Practice.  *See below for special registration*                              

Course #8 (3-6 p.m.) 3 CEU – Connecting the Dots: A Gingivitis Code Finally!

Course #9 (3-6 p.m.) 3 CEU – Contemporary Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist


Saturday, 12:15-2:30 p.m. Luncheon (Course #7-Current Issues)

Saturday, 7-10 p.m. President’s Reception/Dinner

Click the online or traditional mail registration link below to register for the conference

DHASNY Online registration link

DHASNY Traditional mail link

DHASNY has a special room block for hotel accommodations – the block is available through October 2. Click here for information on making reservations.



Is your CPR certification ready to expire?  Looking to renew?  Look no further!


Date:                                       Monday October 23rd, 2017 

Location:                                Word of Jesus and Island Christian Church

                                                     10 Peachtree Ct, Holbrook NY 11741

 Time:                                      6 pm

Cost:                                       $35 for members/ $45 non-members

Registration:                       Please send a check payable to “LIDHA” to the following address:           LIDHA

                                                110 Broadway, Bethpage NY. 11714

Please include “CPR” in the memo line

Registration Deadline:   All checks must be received by October 18th

Limit:                                     30 participants

Course Instructor:   Carlo Gabrielli – American Heart Association Certified Instructor

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Renewal certification cards will be presented that evening at the completion of the course.  Late registrants will have their cards mailed to within 48 hours. _______________________________________________________

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