To improve the public's total heath, the mission of the KDHA 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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Dental Hygiene Oath
In my practice as a dental hygienist, I affirm my personal and professional commitment to Improve the oral health of the public, To advance the art and science of quality care.
I pledge continually to improve my professional knowledge And skills, to render a full measure of service to each Patient entrusted to my care And to uphold the highest standards of professional Competence and the personal conduct in the interests of the Dental hygiene profession and the public it serves.