Journal of Dental Hygiene
The article reflects on the Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner (ADHP) curriculum proposed by the American Dental Hygienists' Association at the master's degree level. It is stated that dental hygienists and ADHPs can collaborate with other health care professionals for contributing towards the advancement of quality health care to the most vulnerable populations. It is mentioned that preparation at the master's degree is a logical pathway to the expanded scope of practice.
Original Publication Citation
Darby, M.L. (2009). The advanced dental hygiene practitioner at the master's-degree level: Is it necessary? Journal of Dental Hygiene, 83(2), 92-95.
Darby, Michele Leonardi, "The Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner at the Master's-Degree Level: Is It Necessary?" (2009). Dental Hygiene Faculty Publications. 9.