Latvian Dental Hygienists' Association was established on 30th of August, 1997
as non-governmental organization with an aim – to promote the professional development of Latvian Dental Hygienists.
During the foundation general meeting Statutes were adopted, 4 board members and president elected.
Anda Mironova was elected as the first president and stayed in this position for next 10 years.
LZHA joined The Internationl Federation of Dental Hygienists - IFDH – on 2nd of June, 1998 in Florence and was a first member organization from Eastern Europe
The15th IFDH Symphosium on 2nd-5th of August, 2001 was attended by LZHA President Anda Mironova and establishers of the Academic Scool of dental Hygienists - prof.Egita Senakola and prof.Anda Brinkmane.
On July, 2010 latvian delegates attend IFDH Symphosium in Glasgow, Scotland.
On 11th November, 2014 Gunta Dukse becomes The President of LZHA repeatedly and The Board members are voted for next 4 years oppose to previous ellections which were run every 2 years.
On 13th October, 2012 there was first Golden Tooth Brush nomination ceremony organised and nominations handed to the best dental hygienists accross Latvia.
There were already 235 members of LZHA on February, 2014.
In October, 2015 Ieva Čače (ex Apsite) becomes the President of LZHA and continues in this position today.
In October, 2018 LZHA joines The European Dental Hygienists Federation (EDHF) during voting in Israel. Latvia is beeing represented by two delegates - both Board members.
The International Dental Hygienits' Day is beiing celebrated on second wednesday in October every year.
Every October Dental Hygiene months is celebrated internationally.
LZHA promotes dental hygiene profession by organizing further education seminars and conferences and collaborates with similar professional organizations in Latvia and other countries.