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Welcome to the CDHA mobile website. Our mobile experience was designed and developed with utility in mind. Therefore, some of the current cdha.ca content will not be available through this mobile portal. Instead, this site will focus on the functional sections of cdha.ca - join, renew, registering for the national conference, editing and viewing your profile etc. If there is a page you require, please visit www.cdha.ca through your desktop computer.


Join or renew today as an Active, Support, Student or Retired member and secure immediate access to your premium membership benefits.


Aim higher! View the current list of job opportunities or post a job.


Register today and get ready to learn, network, and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at this fall’s global dental hygiene conference in Ottawa.


To keep up with your continuing competency requirements, check out our upcoming professional development opportunities.


Read up on our latest peer-reviewed research journal, CJDH, or professional member magazine, Oh Canada!


Find out about upcoming oral health events or post an event, celebrate the profession with NDHW™ or browse our latest news releases.

Serving the profession since 1963, CDHA is the collective national voice of more than 29,246 dental hygienists working in Canada and we directly represent 19,000 individual members including dental hygienists and students.

Pacific Dental Conference

Registration now open for Canada’s premier dental tradeshow in Vancouver, BC, March 8-10, 2018. Download the flyer for more details and be sure to visit CDHA's booth #1623 in the Exhibit Hall.

Job Market & Employment Survey

Thank you for participating in CDHA’s 2017 Job Market & Employment Survey! We're happy to announce that an executive summary as well as full and provincial segmentation reports are now  available online.

2016-2017 Annual Report

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association relies on the strength, passion, and dedication of its members to move the profession forward through advocacy work, public awareness campaigns, research, and education. The association’s annual report highlights the results of those efforts during the previous fiscal year. Learn More

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Board Award Nominations Open

CDHA’s board of directors celebrates exceptional volunteer service through its award program, recognizing members who have made outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, either in their communities or nationally through the association. Nominations will be received for CDHA’s Award of Merit, Distinguished Service Award, and Life Membership Award until January 31, 2018

Give the Gift of Professional Development

Looking for a unique holiday gift for a dental hygiene friend? Subscribe to Dental Hygiene Quarterly before January 1, 2018, and give a friend the winter 2017 issue for FREE! That’s 12 hours of professional development for you and three hours for your friend. The upcoming issue features Instrument Maintenance and Creating a Unique Tray Set Up, Reinforced Scaling Techniques, Furcations and Concavities, and more.

Foundation Seeks Peer Review Committee Members

The Canadian Foundation of Dental Hygiene Research and Education ( CFDHRE) is seeking individuals with a strong track record of research, grant proposal development, and peer review experience to serve on its peer review committee. Interested applicants should submit their CV and statement of interest to the CFDHRE program director by December 30.

Gift Delivery for Less

Send your presents and parcels and more…for less! As a CDHA member, enjoy shipping discounts from FedEx ® for holiday packages or other services. Whether you're shipping within Canada or around the world, you can count on FedEx ® to deliver peace of mind and reliability on time for the holidays!

News Releases


Oral Health and the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General
November 22, 2017 - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to see that the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada focus on the importance of oral health programs for First Nations and Inuit peoples.

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene
November 7, 2017 - On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.

Safety Alerts


Charac and Charac-Tol activated charcoal products
January 24, 2017 - Health Canada follows up with Canadians concerning the recent warning issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding possible safety issues involving homeopathic teething products in the United States.