NMDHA represents the interests of over 1300 dental hygienists in New Mexico. This non-profit, volunteer based professional association serves all dental hygienists in New Mexico.
To represent dental hygienists in continuing to improve the oral health of our community by being innovative in increasing access to quality oral healthcare.
To elevate the dental hygiene profession by promoting education, expanding the opportunities for practice, and enhancing access to quality oral healthcare.
- Serve as the recognized authority for the profession of dental hygiene
- Promote consumer advocacy in oral health care as part of total health
- Achieve autonomy of dental hygiene education, licensure and practice