Additional Resources/Contact Info
Contact your dentist, dental hygienist or the local dental society component of the American Dental Association in your area. You may want to try to arrange for a brief visit to a dental office to observe a dental hygienist at work. You also can contact an accredited dental hygiene program and arrange to talk with a counselor and visit the school.
For a list of accredited Dental Hygiene programs, please contact:
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 E. Chicago Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)
444 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3902
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-2212