ADEA DHCAS℠ Application Overview

The ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (ADEA DHCAS) is the centralized application service for applicants to dental hygiene programs. For applicants who wish to become dental hygienists, or are licensed hygienists and would like to continue their education, ADEA DHCAS is the place to research programs and submit an application. Save time and energy by completing one application for multiple programs.

The ADEA DHCAS application is open from September 15, 2014 to August 28, 2015. Applicants can only open one application per cycle. 

Prepare to Apply: What you need to do before the application opens. 

Quick Links:

  • Search Engine: All participating programs have a profile on this searchable database.

General Instructions: More information on what information and documents are collected as part of the application

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Application Fees and Fee Assistance Program   

Frequently Asked Questions

ADEA DHCAS is committed to protecting the security and confidentiality of all information. We use a combination of state-of-the-art technology and methods to help ensure that all online sessions are secure.


Customer service is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
Phone Number: 617-612-2095