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.
Participate in the NDHW Colouring Contest to win a Toys R Us gift card and kids oral health prize packs from Sunstar G•U•M.
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.
Vancouver, British Columbia March 5-7, 2015. Visit CDHA at booth #1925
April 5–11, National Dental Hygienists WeekTM (NDHWTM), is just around the corner! Purple has long been the official colour of dental hygiene and a symbol of our professional pride, so this year we want you to demonstrate that pride in our Put Your Purple On! campaign. Take purple-themed photos, incorporating our “Purple Pride” sign, use hashtag #dhpurplepride, post on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, and submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of April. There will be prizes! Download the sign and get all the details.
CDHA’s board of directors is currently looking to fill director positions for Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. If you are interested, please contact Ondina Love, Chief Executive Officer, at email@example.com for more information.
CDHA applauds the federal government for its recent announcement of a 10-year, $100 million investment to prevent, detect, and combat family violence and child abuse. Dental hygienists play a key role in early detection and referral of family violence, as physical injuries resulting from abuse are often found in the head and neck regions.
CDHA members, family, and friends have access to a world of hotels at amazing discounted rates. These exclusive savings get even better … book your hotel accommodations before March 31 for a chance to win a FREE NIGHT STAY! Visit CDHA's worldwide hotel discounts web page and let the comfort and savings begin!
Dental Hygienists Celebrate International Women’s Day
March 6, 2015 -
On March 8, dental hygienists across Canada will join in the worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day. First established in 1911, this annual event commemorates women’s achievements while continuing the call for full gender equality in all
Dental Hygienists Get to the Heart of the Matter
February 23, 2015 -
February is Heart Month in Canada and, as primary health care providers, dental hygienists are strong supporters of this awareness campaign, educating their clients on the risks of heart disease and stroke and the links between oral health and overal
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