Select your first language (the language of your birth). If you speak additional languages, click Add Another Language. Then, select the language(s) and the level of your proficiency in each.
Indicate whether you have ever been disciplined or placed on academic probation while attending an academic institution. If you select Yes, enter a brief explanation in the field provided. Include:
- A brief description of the incident
- Specific charge made
- Related dates
- A reflection on the incident and how the incident has impacted your life.
Enter your DENTPIN. This is a unique identification number that is assigned by the American Dental Association. Visit the American Dental Association site for more information or to obtain a DENTPIN.
Previous Dental Hygiene Enrollment
Indicate whether you were previously enrolled in a program for dental hygiene, regardless of completion. If you select Yes, enter details about the program.
Previous Applications to ADEA DHCAS
Indicate if you previously applied to a program using ADEA DHCAS.
Relatives in Dental Hygiene/Dentistry
Indicate if you have any relatives who are associated with the dental hygiene profession (this includes professional work, education, and related experiences). Then, enter their name(s) and additional details.
First-Generation College Student
Indicate if you are a first-generation student (i.e., neither parent/legal guardian completed a bachelor's degree or higher).