The purposes of this Association shall be:
To improve the oral health of the public
To advance the art and science of dental hygiene
To maintain the highest standards of
dhdental hygiene and practice
To represent and protect the interest of the
dhdental hygiene profession
To improve the professional competence of the
To foster research in oral health
To conduct other activities as may be permitted by
hdtheState of New York to carry out the purposes
hdof this Association.
The activities of the Association shall be carried out in a manner consistent with the Principles of Ethics of American Dental Hygienists' Association.
COVID 19 INFORMATION
NYDHA is monitoring the COVID-19 situation on a daily basis and advocating for NYS dental hygienists. On March 21, NYS issued guidance on the new executive order that all non-essential businesses statewide must close in-office personnel functions effective Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. The guidance defines essential to include “doctors and emergency dental,” among others. See the guidance at NYDHA COVID-19 practice resources at https://www.nydha.org/
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