American Dental Hygienists' Association
444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: (312) 440-8900
Fax: (312) 440-1806
Available from the website.
This resource comprises a series of commemorative historical excerpts from the book, History of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, 1923-1982. The excerpts were compiled in recognition of the American Dental Hygienists' Association's 75th anniversary. The content is presented in ten-year increments including the periods 1923-1932, 1933-1942, 1943-1952, 1953-1962, 1963-1972, and 1973-1982. Topics include the founding of the dental hygiene profession and association, education, unsupervised practice, preceptorship, the war effort, addressing personnel shortages, accreditation, professional status, publications, legislative focus, and the future of dental hygiene education and practice.
Keywords: Dental hygienists, Associations, Professional societies, Dental societies, Anniversaries, History, Professional education, Accreditation