Mission Statement :  To lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public's oral and overall health.  


The South Carolina Dental Hygienists' Association, SCDHA, is the constituent the American Dental Hygienists' Association, ADHA



We have 4 active components:


Piedmont- serving the upstate 
Charleston- serving Charleston and surrounding areas 
Greater Columbia- serving the mid-section of the state
Grand Strand- serving Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas





STUDENT PROJECTS- Navigating life as a dental hygiene student through a global pandemic 

We have asked the dental hygiene students if they would take part in a student project that would follow them along their journey of going through dental hygiene school during a pandemic. Over the next few weeks there will be posts of the student projects. Follow along and check back for updates!
Upcoming Infection Control CE- REGISTER TODAY 
Let’s talk about Infection Control!
OSHA requirements include an annual retraining session for all employees. This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on OSHA’s Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry. In addition, a review of best practices for infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic period will be included!!
When: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Where: Online webinar
Time: 7:00pm- 9:00pm
Speaker: Karson L. Carpenter, DDS
Cost: $35 Per Person
CE Credits: 2 Lecture
Unfortunately, we have come to the decision to cancel the Spring Scientific Session. We are trying to play our role in flattening the curve. As more updates come and you will be the first to know. We are sorry for any inconvenience. 
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