The Westchester Dental Hygienists' Association of the State of New York, a constituent of the American Dental Hygienists' Association is the proficient association for dental hygienists in New York State.
DHASNY is accountable to the profession, the public and the members we serve. We strive to provide services to all hygienists in clinical and non-clinical settings. DHASNY works to foster high standards for dental hygiene education, licensure and practice. This is accomplished through legislative activity, ongoing education of dental hygienists, and collaborative endeavors with regulatory agencies and other professional associations.
The Dental Hygienists Association of the State of New York supports the improvement of the art and science of dental hygiene in order to ensure access to and delivery of quality preventive and therapeutic oral health protection services to all New Yorkers in a cost effective manner. Through education and outreach to the public, DHASNY strives to increase awareness of the benefits of preventive dental hygiene services. DHASNY promotes the highest standards of dental hygiene teaching, licensure, practice and research and seeks to integrate dental hygiene as a element of interdisciplinary health care to enhance the public's total health.
DHASNY's strategic plan, adopted by its House of Delegates, presents goals and objectives in pursuit of the Association mission.Read More»