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Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama Announces the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program (ADHP) Recommended for College Credit by the American Council on Education (ACE). 


Review press release: Press Release

Alabama Dental Hygiene Program Summary
Length: 10 months, 1,459 hours
Credit Recommendation Dates: 6/1/2023 - 5/31/2026

Suggested Credits (Semester Credit Hours - sch) per Subject*

Preclinical Orientation, 1 sch

Principles of Radiology, 1 sch

Introduction to Oral Pathology, 1 sch

                                                                           Principles of Pharmacology, 1 sch                                                                               

  Introduction to Periodontology, 2 sch

Clinical Skills Development, 2 sch

Clinical Dental Hygiene I, 3 sch

Clinical Dental Hygiene II, 3 sch

Clinical Dental Hygiene III, 3 sch


2023-2024 ADHP Lecture Exam Schedule



Program cost: $1675.00

Student Resource Packet:  TBD 

(Must be purchased by each student.)


2023-2024 Venue Information:

Rosewood Hall at SoHo Square

2850 19th Street South, Homewood, AL 35209

(Please refer to the revised schedule.)


Pinning Ceremony April 23, 2023:


The Student Application for 2024 is not available yet.

Please mail application to Board office:


2229 Rocky Ridge Road

Birmingham, AL 35216

B&B Background Report

ADHP Instructor Certification Application 2024

Curriculum Change:

  • The 2023-2024 ADHP Schedule includes additional meeting dates.  Please review the posted schedule prior to applying for this course.
  • The requirements for submitted prophy’s have been revised.  All submitted prophy sheets must show patients with permanent dentition.


If you have any questions regarding the ADHP program, please contact the ADHP Coordinator at or (659) 216-1010.  If you have any questions regarding the licensure application, please contact or (659) 216-1009.