Understanding WI-DHA's Mission

WI-DHA’S CORE IDEOLOGY is to lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public and overall oral health.

WI-DHA’s VISION is the integration of dental hygienists into the healthcare delivery system as primary care providers. Dental hygienists will practice to the fullest extent of their education, training and licensure to improve access to oral health care.

WI-DHA’S GOALS are to …

  • Advance the profession of dental hygiene at the state level
  • Facilitate the preparation of dental hygienists to practice an evolving scope in expanded settings
  • Expand the influence of dental hygienists in the health care arena
  • Have the infrastructure to support its core ideology and vision

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Read more about the specific WI-DHA Policies, the detailed document which guides the Association’s various interactions

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“I signed up as a member to meet other motivated and engaged hygienists.”

Amanda L. • WI-DHA MEMBER

“Membership is a way for me to make a difference for those who come after me  – to have even better opportunities with their careers as hygienists.”

Amanda L. • WI-DHA MEMBER

“The ADHA and WI DHA has provided me access to research-based best practices, opportunities for continuing education and networking. I love reading articles in Access and the Journal of Dental Hygiene

Tania N. • WI-DHA MEMBER,