Membership


      

ADHA Quarterly Payment Plan (QPP) Option

ADHA is pleased to announce the Quarterly Payment Plan (QPP) option is now available! ADHA members on the winter billing cycle can now log-in at http://www.adha.org/, select “Pay Your Dues” and then the “Quarterly Dues” option.  Any new, former or lapsed ADHA members will have to contact ADHA Member Services by phone to join the QPP (312-440-8900 option 1). We already have 40 members participating in the QPP – let’s keep them rolling in! For more information, please visit the QPP Frequently Asked Questions page on ADHA’s website http://www.adha.org/aboutadha/payments.htm or contact Sharon Barnett (x221), Julia Mahan (x209) or Bill Termunde (x207) in Member Services.  

ATTENTION GRADUATES!

Don’t forget to transition your SCADHA membership to ACTIVE status after you receive your license! Your SCADHA membership provides for a transition until the end of the year without any additional charge!!  Go to ADHA.org and click on the GRADUATES Transition NOW box! It’s easy!

In order for TDHA to be the voice of hygienists in Texas, we must have representation of at least 51% of the hygienists in Texas.  This is the time to be heard, so let's all work together!  Come to the next meeting or stay tuned to the next newsletter to find out about the challenge and what the REWARD will be for your efforts.  If you know someone who would like to be a member, please contact: Cindie Pierce, RDH at 817-441-5514 or cpierce@gfwdhs.org or direct them to the online application at American Dental Hygienists' Association.

Membership in ADHA is for:

  • Dental Hygienist's seeking to improve their potential as a Dental Professional.
  • A source of knowledgeable, professional resources.
  • Building your impact as a Dental Hygienist.
  • Your success as a Dental Hygienist THROUGHOUT YOUR CAREER!

Membership has its Advantages:

As a professional organization representing the interests of Dental Hygienists, Greater Fort Worth Dental Hygienists' Society has resources and experience to help you make the most of your professional future.

Access to Information

Members receive the Journal of Dental Hygiene, ADHA's publication providing you with the latest scientific and technical information affecting clinical practice, research, and education. ADHA's publication Access informs and educates members of the issues that are important to dental hygiene. 

Continuing Education

ADHA membership offers you a 20% discount on continuing education through self-study courses. The ADHA Annual Session, Constituent and Component continuing education programs offer additional opportunities for education. Greater Fort Worth Dental Hygienists' Society offers their monthly continuing education programs at no charge to members. Non-members pay a $15 fee per program. GFWDHS presents programs on the latest scientific, technical and clinical care trends in the Dental profession. The most current theories and techniques in dental hygiene practice are presented in our monthly programs.

Members!! Attend all monthly meetings and receive 6 hours of CE credits free!

Professional Development

ADHA membership opens the door to many opportunities for professional recognition and growth. Leadership opportunities are present on every level of membership and valuable friendships are developed along the way.

Insurance

The ADHA offers a variety of insurance plans at group discounts to members through Albert H. Wohlers Insurance Co. For rate and application information about the following plans: professional liability, disability, major medical, all risk equipment, term life, cancer care protection, personal accident, and group hospital money program, call Seabury & Smith at 800/323-2106 (8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time).

Job Security

ADHA's legislative efforts monitor and impact government activities that influence the practice of dental hygiene and protect your role as a provider of oral health care.

Leadership Development

Becoming active in the Association can give you the opportunity to develop new skills and interests such as leadership and public speaking.

Recognition

You can make contributions to your community's oral health standards through professional activities with you local association. Professional membership builds an identity for you and the dental hygiene profession. You can also become a role model for recruiting candidates into the dental hygiene profession.

Employment Assistance and Career Resource Center

ADHA offers state employment referral services, national classified advertising, and employment reference materials to help you move ahead in your career. Greater Fort Worth Dental Hygienists' Society maintains a list of employment opportunities in the area available only to members. For Career opportunities go to http://www.adha.org/.


Last Updated Aug 1, 2015