CDHA supports YOUR PROFESSION! The Government Relations Council (GRC) of the CDHA represents the interests of the CDHA in legislative matters affecting the licensure and practice of dental hygienists in the state of California. We are your Voice, and attend all meetings of the Dental Hygiene Committee of California (DHCC), the Dental Board of California (DBC) as well as legislative hearings on bills important to the profession of dental hygiene. We are fortunate to work in collaboration with our political action committee CalHyPAC and our legislative advocates Aaron Read & Associates, LLC.- one of the most prominent legislative advocacy firms in California.
For a complete list and updates on Legislative activities, visit: http://cdha.org/government-relations
Communications and the CDHA Journal
Members receive the CDHA Journal and E-Colleagues Newsletter. Local components also have a newsletter to keep members informed at the grass roots level. The 25 local components make CDHA accessible to every member. Local and state officers, in addition to our Sacramento Office, are available to assist any member with special needs.
Broaden Your Knowledge & Continuing Education
CDHA sponsors scientific sessions in the spring and fall featuring nationally recognized speakers, student table clinics and exhibitors in addition to a continuing education. Local components also sponsor CE programs keeping members current with the state continuing education requirements and informed on the latest developments in the dental hygiene profession. Combined with the local components and home study courses, CDHA offers 225 CE units per year! These CE units are either highly discounted or complimentary to CDHA members. Staying informed on your industry’s trends will only help you in the long run and will put you one step ahead of the competition!
Take Charge of Your Career- Competitive Advantage and Job Placement
Most local components have employment referral chairs to help bring dental hygiene openings to the attention of member hygienists looking for employment.
You can also visit the CDHA employment page where CDHA members receive a complimentary 3 month Premium Membership to certain job board websites.
Inside Access to Innovations and New Developments
CDHA Corporate Sponsors regularly host complimentary Product Review Sessions for CDHA members with the latest and greatest dental products and technology. All CDHA trade shows are complimentary to CDHA members.
Group Discounted Insurance
Outstanding insurance coverage is vital to the dental hygienist. CDHA is currently working with several insurance companies to provide discounted insurance with great coverage for CDHA members. More details to be released soon.