The San Diego County Dental Hygienists’ Society exists for a dental hygienist to share common interests, activities, education, and institutions in fellowship with their professional colleagues.

The mission of the SDCDHS is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention; and promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice, and research; and representing and promoting the interest of dental hygienists.