The Minnesota Dental Hygienists' Association (MnDHA) is the professional association of registered dental hygienists' in Minnesota. We are committed to the personal and professional success of our members. By giving our members the tools, information and the support they need to build their careers, we position dental hygiene as a champion of oral health and as a valuable partner of the dental industry in Minnesota!

Latest News and Updates:

  • The MnDHA Board of Trustees approved to restructure components at the November Board Meeting. The structure will reduce the existing 7 components to 4 components as follows:

      Component 1 - Northern Component (Old Components 1 & 3)

      Component 2 - Metro Component (Old Components 2 & 4)

      Component 3 - Central Component (Old Component 7)

      Component 4 - Southern Component (Old Components 5 & 6)

    A complete list of Minnesota counties per component can be found on the Components page.

  • MnDHA's next BOT Meeting (via WebEx) will be held on Thursday, September 10th at 7:00-8:00 PM. RSVP to Megan Arnold mlarnold@umn.edu.
  • The Minnesota Board of Dentistry Newsletter for May 2015 can be read . This newsletter contains recent changes to CPR certification rules, effective April 20th, 2015.
  • The Minnesota Board of Dentistry wishes to inform you that EFFECTIVE September 1, 2015, there will be changes in the law regarding fees that will affect all licensed dental professionals in the State of Minnesota. The State's Omnibus Health Finance Bill that was signed into law by the Governor this past May. This bill (SF1458) affects the following:

      1. Applies an increase for all licensees' renewal fees.

      2. Applies an increase for dentist's who hold a sedation certification regarding their biennial renewal.

      3. Applies a fee for Dental Therapists who participate in the Advanced Dental Therapy certification examination.

      4. Applies a renewal late fee for dentists who fail to pay their annual report for their corporation by year end.

      Visit www.dentalboard.state.mn.us for more information.

MnDHA is part of the American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the more than 150,000 registered dental hygienists (RDHs) in the United States. The Minnesota Dental Hygienists' Association is a constituent of ADHA and we serve YOU, the ADHA member, at the state level by providing information on state policies and programs, monitoring legislation, offering Continuing Education and more.