Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association 


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

This has been an amazing year of transformation for IDHA and we are excited about our Bright Future! We are very proud of the accomplishments this year produced. Your Board of Directors (BOD) worked hard to facilitate our governance transition, implement compliance with the ADHA Charter Agreement, and prepare for our new General Assembly. Your patience during the final planning for this year’s Annual Session has been greatly appreciated, as we had a mid-term change in the leadership of the Professional Development Council. We are always happy to have more members on this council to help with the planning and organizing of our awesome annual event.

Please consider how YOU can be an active member of IDHA. Are you a skilled note-taker, who wants to be a BOD member? You may be a great fit for the role of IDHA Secretary. If you like event planning, you may enjoy the role of Vice President. If you are passionate about membership and savvy on social media, you may enjoy the role of Membership Chair. We also have council roles open if you prefer a non-leadership role, but would like to get involved. IDHA WANTS YOU!

“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” - Mother Theresa


Stephanie L. Cohen, RDH, BA
Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association


IDHA President Stephanie Cohen


IDHA Central Office

1350-C Southport Road

Indianapolis, IN 46217

Click here for:  IDHA 2016-2017 Calendar revised


 ADHA's 95th Annual Conference 2018

Event Dates/Location:

June 20 - 25, 2018

Columbus, OH

Venue: Columbus Convention Center

Headquarters Hotel: Hyatt Columbus & Hilton Columbus

Registration/CE Seminar/Event Tickets & Housing Open January 2018


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                   Click here to access:  Job Line form.pdf

IDHA will make every effort to post employment forms within 24 hours. 

        Hygienists can view job postings in the Member Only section.

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Employment information for IDHA Members can also be listed on our page, "Hygienists Seeking Employment".  Just download the form and email it to IDHA and your information will get posted!

IDHA will make every effort to post employment forms within 24 hours. All postings will be removed on a February/August rotation. No reminders will be sent out. No applications will be kept on file and re-submission will be necessary. 


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By providing us with all of your current contact information, especially email address, we are able to keep members informed
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The primary way IDHA will contact non-members is by email. Non-members may occasionally receive hard copy messages from IDHA. As a non-member, you may be able to get some information about IDHA events by viewing our
 Continuing Education Page and our News Page. You can also call IDHA’s Office for information, 219-798-2340.

    ADHA Membership application (Dec 2016)

                                 Meet IDHA's Executive Director


                                             Barbara L. Owens

Barb has worked with nonprofits the majority of her career and in the association management environment for over 22 years, predominately in the membership and event planning areas.  Barb has a passion for serving others and considers herself blessed to be able to work with nonprofit organizations whose missions she can endorse. That passion extended to volunteer work as a client advocate for a local Pregnancy Resource Center while living in St. Louis for the past eight years. She also has been active in women's and children's ministries at her home church. Barb loves spending time with her three precious grandchildren and is an amateur photographer, using her photos in ways that bless others and chronicle her family's history. While in St. Louis, Barb worked 15 months for Central Office Management Solutions (COMS) and was assigned the Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association as her client. Having recently returned to Indianapolis, she is excited to once again have the opportunity to work with IDHA.


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To improve the public’s health, the mission of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association is to advance
the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education,
licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.

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