Visit the Dental Hygiene Board of California (DHBC) website to review three types of applications for a license and select the one that best suits your situation. If you have more questions, contact the DHBC.
Visit the Dental Hygiene Board of California website to renew your license. If you have more questions, contact the DHBC.
If you’re an RDH it’s 25 hours every two (2) years, and 35 hours for RDHAP. If you have more questions, please contact the Dental Hygiene Board of California.
Contact your local dental hygiene component or the local dental society. Many give courses throughout the year. You can check the CDHA calendar for other options.
Contact your local dental hygiene component or the local dental society. Many give courses throughout the year. You can check the CDHA calendar for other options. There are also online options that are accepted in California on biologix.com.
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Yes. Once a member, you can take advantage of all CDHA benefits.
For a dentist or dental assistant visit the Dental Board of California, for RDHs and RDHAPs visit the Dental Hygiene Board of California.
Your membership is automatically renewed each year unless you have indicated you want a paper renewal invoice. You can also renew your membership online.
All members are encouraged to get involved. Your level of engagement is entirely up to you. Some of the opportunities include:
Participating in meetings of your local component to take advantage of valuable networking opportunities
Representing your component at the House of Delegates
Serving on one of CDHA’s councils
The benefits of membership include discounts on products such as insurance, services like discounted continuing education, and information resources vital to you and your practice. These benefits make routine tasks easier, tools for managing your practice, and information channels that expand your knowledge base – as well as your career opportunities.
CDHA accepts personal and business checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. We also offer Professional members the ability to pay in four quarterly payments.
Membership expires one year from your join date. Student Membership lasts two years.
CDHA has a long history of being actively engaged in the legislative process, educating legislators and policymakers about the role dental hygienists play in California's oral health care delivery system and protecting and expanding dental hygiene practice. Through our advocacy efforts, CDHA helps thousands of dental hygienists speak as one, providing a collective and more influential voice in the State Capitol.
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The Social Security Administration released this document for 2021 with updated information for people who are self-employed. For more information, contact the Social Security Administration.