ADHA INSTITUTE FOR ORAL HEALTH- what is it and why should I donate to it?

Monday, June 26, 2023 11:27 AM | Anonymous

LIAISON, Catherine A. Berard, BSDH, RDH

The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) was founded to advance the dental hygiene profession and expand access to oral care through scholarships, research grants and community service grants. In collaboration with the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), IOH helps ADHA members meet educational needs, expand the field of dental hygiene and provide oral health care and education to their communities. IOH will continue to improve the public’s total health by increasing the awareness of and access to quality oral healthcare for all.

IOH is dedicated to:

  • Empowering dental hygienists to improve the public’s health through community service grants
  • Supporting advancements in the dental hygiene profession through research grants
  • Developing dental hygienists’ access to educational programs through scholarships

Many thanks to all of you who have donated so generously to IOH this year, the IOH fiscal year runs from July 1st through June 30th every year.

Our state goal this year for the ADHA Institute for Oral Health is to raise $6,300.06 and


Please visit the ADHA IOH page to donate and help us reach our goal.

You can visit our Virginia donor page:


Congratulations to Virginia members Brenda Bradshaw, Sam Vest, Jessica Suedbeck and Emily Ludwig who won research funding from IOH Research Grants this year!

The Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association  is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization located at 8100 Three Chopt Road, OMG Suite 226, Richmond, VA 23229. 757-609-3661. Contact VDHA

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