Serving the profession since 1963, CDHA is the collective national voice of more than 26,850 dental hygienists working in Canada and we directly represent 17,000 individual members including dental hygienists and students.
CDHA’s Dental Hygiene Recognition Program celebrates the accomplishments of CDHA members, including practising dental hygienists, dental hygiene students, and educators. Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 awards.
CDHA is accepting abstracts for the national conference, EXPLORE, on October 29-31, 2015 in Victoria, BC. Deadline extended to February 1, 2015. Learn more
Vancouver, British Columbia March 5-7, 2015. Visit CDHA at booth #1925
CDHA is pleased to announce a partnership with the Gift from the Heart (GFTH) campaign and the Oral Cancer Foundation, which will support the distribution of promo kits to this year's GFTH participants. The kits will be mailed by CDHA to all participating clinics on January 19, so if you haven’t registered yet for the February 7 event, don’t wait any longer.
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 30.
The spring 2015 Oh Canada! FOCUS section on “Improving the Client Experience at Clinical Appointments” urgently requires submissions. We also require authors for our regular theme columns. Articles from 500 to 800 words in length are required no later than February 23. If you are interested or can recommend a suitable author, please contact Angie D’Aoust at firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there more to stress management than learning to relax? Most people feel that they have higher than normal levels of stress and pressure. As a CDHA member you have access to many FREE online courses, including “Taking Control of Stress,” offered through Homewood Human Solutions. This course focuses on key stress management skills, including managing thinking and feelings, time management, increasing positive experiences, getting active, and relaxation. Check out their e-courses and then go to our website to learn more and register.
Sooner or Later, Everybody Quits: Dental Hygienists Urge You to Quit Smoking
January 15, 2015 -
During National Non-Smoking Week (January 18–24), one of Canada’s longest running health promotion initiatives, dental hygienists will remind all Canadians of the need to eliminate tobacco use for better oral and overall health.
Dental Hygienists Advise: Make 2015 Your Year for Improved Oral Health
January 5, 2015 -
The start of a new year is a perfect time to set new personal and professional goals. While many of us focus on self-improvement after the holidays, dental hygienists remind Canadians not to overlook oral health when making choices about improving ov
Ebola Resources from the ADA and CDC
October 27, 2014 -
The ADA Division of Science advises dental professionals not to treat dental patients if they have signs and symptoms of Ebola