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Board Award
Nominations Open
Oral Health & Systemic Health Connection
Webinar - Instrument
Reprocessing Essentials
Interim Stabilization
Therapy Orientation

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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 content will not be available through this mobile portal. Instead, this site will focus on the functional sections of - join, renew, registering for the national conference, editing and viewing your profile etc. If there is a page you require, please visit 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.

Oh Canada! Winter 2017

Our latest issue features dental hygienists working in specialty practices, columns highlighting the importance of ethical practice, work life wellness, a tribute to Brenda Walker, a feature on social responsibility and more.

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Board Award Nominations Close January 31

Do you know an exceptional member who has made outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession? Consider nominating this person for one of CDHA’s board of directors’ awards. Until January 31, nominations will be received for CDHA’s Award of Merit, Distinguished Service Award, and Life Membership Award.

Upcoming FREE Webinars

Join us on January 24 for our first FREE webinar of 2018 on the topic of instrument reprocessing. On February 21, we will host a smoking cessation webinar, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. Take your career to the next level and register for these sessions today!

Save the Date!

National Dental Hygienists Week™ 2018 runs from April 7 to 13. We’ve got lots in store, so start planning your celebrations now and watch our website as details unfold.

Discount for Upcoming IST Workshop

Did you know that members of CDHA’s Independent Practice Network receive a discount on our interim stabilization therapy (IST) workshops? Our next full-day, hands-on session will take place in Toronto on February 10, sponsored by Colgate. Register today!

News Releases

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?
January 3, 2018 - Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) and support our new competition to recognize dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada.

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.

Safety Alerts

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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.