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ADOHTA Membership Fees

 
ADOHTA Membership Fees are annual from 1 July to 30 June
 

Full Membership – $330 (Inc. GST)

Currently registered as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist
 

Associate Membership – $275 (Inc. GST)

Not currently registered as a Dental Therapist or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist but wish to retain associate membership; or are engaged in the industry of dental and oral health but not working as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist or Hygienist.

Graduate Membership - $165 (Inc. GST)

For students who graduated in the last 6 months, this is an introductory membership offer valid for one year only.

Student Membership – Free

Free for the duration of their undergraduate degree [Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalent] and including up to 6 months following graduation up until the renewal period following their graduation. Students are required to enter their Student ID number and the Name of the University they are studying at for verification of eligibility.

Pro Rata Membership – after 1 October calculated at;

$33 (Inc. gst) per month for remaining months of financial year
Pro Rata Membership is only available to 1) new members for the first year of membership only or 2) those with lapsed membership of more than 2 years for the first year of re-joining only. Currently registered as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist.
 

Life Membership – Free

Only available to members nominated by their State or Territory Branch for outstanding contribution to the profession and/or the association.
Free for the life of the member or until member resigns from the association.
 

Honorary Membership – Free

Only available to members nominated by their State or Territory Branch and supported by ADOHTA Council for special contribution to the profession and/or the association.
Free for the duration determined by the ADOHTA Council or until member resigns from the association.

Adohta Executives

Leticia Masters (Goss)

Leticia Masters (Goss)

ADOHTA President

ADOHTA President 2018 - 
ADOHTA Vice President 2017 - 2018
ADOHTA Communications Officer 2015 
ADOHTA SA/NT President 2013 -  2016         
SA Councillor 2013 –  2016
 
Leticia completed the Bachelor of Oral Health degree at the University of Adelaide in 2010. She worked as an Oral Health Therapist at the South Australian School Dental Service in Victor Harbor for two and a half years. Leticia has recently moved to the Eyre Peninsular where she works at the Whyalla School Dental Service and in Port Lincoln Private Practice. She was involved in ADOHTA SA/NT as a student and has been an executive member since graduation; she was elected as President in May 2013. 
Edwina Birdseye

Edwina Birdseye

SANT President

ADOHTA SA/NT Vice President - 2016
ADOHTA SA/NT BOH 3 Representative - 2015
ADOHTA SA/NT BOH 2 Representative – 2014
 
Currently employed as an Oral Health Therapist within general private practice at Jamestown Dental, located 3 hours north of Adelaide in the Mid North. Passionate about advocating for the growing profiles of oral health therapists, dental therapist and hygienists within the dental profession. Edwina recently completed a BScD (Honours – First Class) in maternal and child oral health in coordination with ARCPOH’s SMILE Study. Currently undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science at The University of Adelaide to enable work within adult restorative. In the future, Edwina would like to incorporate public health, teaching and environmental initiatives into the work.

William Carlson-Jones

William Carlson-Jones

ADOHTA Treasurer, SANT Representative

ADOHTA Treasurer 2017 - 

CURRENT WORK:    William is currently employed with the South Australian Dental Service in Port Pirie as an Oral Health Therapist. After recently graduating from the Bachelor of Oral Health program at the University of Adelaide in 2016, William previously held the positions of BOH 3 & 2 Representative for the ADOHTA SA/NT Branch whilst as an undergraduate, and was also the BOH Representative on the Dentistry Program Board (former Learning & Teaching Committee) for the School of Dentistry at the University of Adelaide. 
 
WHAT MADE YOU JOIN ADOHTA?      William was eager to join ADOHTA to represent the student voice in SA to the professional organisation, further advocate for the oral health profession, gain access to further-educational development courses, and to meet and establish a strong working network with fellow oral health practitioners.

INTERESTS:     William is passionate about minimal-intervention & preventative dentistry, paediatric dentistry, and holistic patient-centred care. He is also interested in oral health education programs, having participated abroad on exchanges to Siem Reap & Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the university in 2015 & 2016.
Erica Miskovits

Erica Miskovits

ADOHTA NT Council Representative

Erica is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, and is currently working as an Oral Health Therapist in the public dental service in the Northern Territory. She spends time in school dental clinics, community health centres and remote NT communities. She has an interest in community health and health promotion.

Kevin Hsiao

Kevin Hsiao

SANT Secretary

B.OH (UofA) 2016
Kevin Hsiao is currently employed as an Oral Health Therapist with the South Australian Dental Service in Port Augusta. He has recently graduated from the Bachelor of Oral Health degree at the University of Adelaide in 2016, with The Dental School Medallion & Prize, an Executive Dean’s Certificate of Merit and the Oral Health Research Prize. Kevin is passionate about paediatric dental health, providing patient-centred care, as well as oral health promotion in low socioeconomic environments.
Lana Mustafa

Lana Mustafa

SANT Treasurer

Graduated in 2016 from the Bachelor of Oral Health program at the University of Adelaide. Currently employed as an Oral Health Therapist within a general dental practice in Adelaide. Volunteer at Common Ground Dental Clinic providing oral health care for individuals who have suffered homelessness or have difficulty accessing conventional dental care within the community. Has a strong focus on providing preventative oral care and empowering individuals to gain greater control over their oral health. Passionate about public health and addressing the social inequalities that contribute to poor oral health within our communities.
Amy Knowles

Amy Knowles

SANT Executive

WORKING HISTORY:     Oral Health Therapist Graduate Year Program 2014 with SA Dental Service, Dental Hygienist – SA Dental Service Special Needs Unit 2015
 
CURRENT WORK:         Dental Therapist SA Dental Service
 
WHAT MADE YOU JOIN ADOHTA?     
I first joined ADOHTA as a student member and have since maintained my membership. I really enjoy having the ability to engage socially with other Dental and Oral Health Therapists while taking part in professional development opportunities and supporting such a valuable association.
Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller

Education and Research Executive Councillor

Jenny Miller is a member of the academic staff on the School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide. She has qualifications in Dental Therapy, Health Care Management and Adult Education and is currently completing her PhD at Uni of Adelaide.
Melanie Williams

Melanie Williams

SA/NT General Executive

WORKING HISTORY         Graduated in Adelaide in 1984 and has spent 32 years working in various clinics in South Australia in metropolitan and country locations.
Since 2006 has worked as a tutor dental therapist for 3rd year BOH in a number of Adelaide metropolitan clinics.
 
 CURRENT WORK        Currently work part time for the South Australian Dental Service at 2 metropolitan clinics. One day clinically tutoring 3rd year BOH students. Also work part time in a paediatric dental practice.
  
WHAT MADE YOU JOIN ADOHTA?  Have previously been a member in my early career years when I was located in a metro clinic and have found it to be a very supportive body of my profession and for the future of the Oral Health profession.
Ebony Woods

Ebony Woods

ADOHTA SANT BOH 3 Representative

ADOHTA SANT BOH 2 Representative – 2017
 
Currently completing my final year of the Bachelor of Oral Health Program at The University of Adelaide. Previously I have studied a Bachelor Health Science majoring in Pathology and Physiology at The University of Adelaide, graduating in 2014. I am passionate about providing care and education to people in low socio-economic statuses and advocating for those in need. I love working with children, providing positive first experiences with the dental team. I hope to volunteer in rural/remote areas of Australia and abroad, reaching out to disadvantaged communities in the future.  
 

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