Dental Health Aid Hygienists


  • Obtain BLS certification
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of dental hygiene
  • Must be an Alaska licensed dental hygienist or dental hygienist in the employ of the federal government
  • Must complete DHA Core Curriculum, Primary Oral Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Basic Dental Procedures courses and be BLS certified
  • May take approved continuing education course to be able to administer local anesthesia

Dental Health Aide Hygienist Certification

All Dental Health Aides earn certification from the Alaska Community Health Aide Program Certification Board.

CHAPCB Application

CHAPCB Applications

The CHAPCB office receives, screens and tracks all applications for certification. The Board currently meets three times a year, meeting dates are posted on the https://akchap.org website. Formal action to approve/deny applications is during regular Board meetings.

Applications may be submitted in an electronically scanned format or by hard copy.

Submit applications by email or hardcopy to:

Email: chapcb@anthc.org

Mailing address:

Community Health Aide Program Certification Board
c/o Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
4115 Ambassador Drive, 3rd Floor
Anchorage, Alaska 99508