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Florida Dental Hygiene Association
PO Box 13675
Tallahassee, Fl. 32317
(860) 896- 0603 phone
(860) 896-0604 fax 
CentralOffice@fdha.org

Executive Director
Tami Miller, RDH, BS

Contact FDHA

Professional Liability Insurance:The HPSO program, recognized by FDHA, provides legal defense, around-the-clock protection, reimbursement for lost wages, personal liability and medical expenses. Apply online or call HPSO at (800) 982-9491 and reference FDHA.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE APPLICANTS FROM UNACCREDITED DENTAL SCHOOLS OR COLLEGES

Additional coursework is required for dental hygiene applicants from unaccredited dental schools or colleges who were unsuccessful with the Florida Dental Hygiene Clinical Examination; pursuant to s. 466.006(3)(b), F.S. and Rule 64B5-2.0144, F.A.C.

Palm Beach State College has posted and is accepting applicants for the Remediation Coursework for Foreign Trained DDS, to assist them in meeting the criteria to take and/or retake the Florida Dental Hygiene Clinical Examination. The coursework will be offered through the Corporate and Continuing Education Department.

Please follow the link  below to view information course requirements:

Palm Beach State College
Dental Course name: Dental Hygiene Remediation Coursework for Graduates of Unaccredited
Dental Schools or Colleges
Course Number: DSO 0120, reference # 157440
Health CCE office Contact - Sandra Cossio, (561) 868-3331 or e-mail cossios@palmbeachstate.edu


National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE)

The purpose of the exam is to assist state boards in determining qualifications of dental hygienists who seek licensure to practice dental hygiene. The examination assesses the ability to understand important information from basic biomedical, dental, and dental hygiene sciences and also the ability to apply such information in a problem-solving context.

Read the candidate guide as a free download. Or visit the NBDHE at ADA.org to learn how to apply, see the examination dates, and read about other exam details.

Florida Licensure Information

For Florida dental hygiene licensure application and information, contact:
Florida Board of Dentistry
http://www.floridasdentistry.gov/licensing/dental-hygienist/
Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN #C08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258
(
850) 245-4474
APPLICATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE
CERTIFICATION -
ADMINISTRATION OF LOCAL ANESTHESIA

Looking for the Required Courses for Licensure?

University of Florida
Hygienists Medical Error Prevention  2hr CE 
 Register here

Linda Harvey Group
Preventing Medical Errors course - 2 hr CE
Required for initial licensure and renewal

Dental Implications and Pathogenicity of HIV / AIDS
Required by the first renewal

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