Dental Hygiene Alumni Association

The UNC Adams School of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Program has been in existence since 1953. Since then, more than 1,400 individuals have graduated from the program and have become dental hygienists, dental hygiene educators, administrators and more.

The program’s alumni represent the best of dental hygiene and are its greatest resource for fostering the future growth and development of our profession.

Through participation in the Dental Hygiene Association, alumni can support the dental hygiene program and share in a commitment to maintain the integrity of dental hygiene.

To get involved with the UNCDHAA, email

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Click here to update your contact information online.

Support Dental Hygiene Programs

The Dental Hygiene Programs at the Adams School of Dentistry are proud to support the school’s mission. In order to continue being a leading dental hygiene program, we depend on the generous contributions of our alumni and friends.

Funds that support dental hygiene programs include:

Contributions are also welcome to the funds which provide scholarship money to dental hygiene students. Each of these scholarships was established through the generosity of private donors and our hygiene students continue to benefit today. The department and our students are grateful for the continued generosity of our friends and alumni, and for the investment each donor makes to the future of dental hygiene.

Scholarship funds which benefit dental hygiene students include:

To donate online to these or any Adams School of Dentistry fund, click here.

To discuss your giving options or for more information about charitable giving, contact Ms. Lattice Sams (, (919) 537-3474), Mr. Paul Gardner (, (919) 537-3258) or Ms. Sarah Huppert (, (919) 537-3259).