Additional Resources

  • The CDHA Online Community allows you to connect with other dental hygienists and discuss issues relevant to independent practice.
  • CDHA's Independent Practice Advisor, Amanda Acker, is your contact for Practice Success inquiries. Amanda can provide comments on business plans and advise you on equipment purchases, premise leases, contracts with employees, securing financing, and marketing initiatives.

Member Benefits for Current (and Future) Independent Practitioners

CDHA and First Data, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, have formed a partnership designed to help you grow your business. This service offers merchant credit card processing for all leading credit and debit cards. The service is fast, highly reliable and secure with single monthly statement, 24/7 support and now at even greater competitive rates of 1.47% for Visa®; 1.54% for Mastercard®; 1.47% for Visa Debit plus Interac® Debit at $0.05/transaction. Start saving today!