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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.

Detect, Respond, Refer: Helping to End Woman Abuse

An online training designed to help you as you work with clients and coworkers who may be victims of woman abuse. Learn more

Call for Abstracts

CDHA is accepting abstracts for the national conference, EXPLORE, on October 29-31, 2015 in Victoria, BC. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Learn more

Pacific Dental Conference

Vancouver, British Columbia March 5-7, 2015. Visit CDHA at booth #1925
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“I’m Part Of The Change”: RDH Campaign for Oral Cancer Screening

In partnership with the Oral Cancer Foundation, CDHA invites members to join the campaign for early detection of oral cancers by taking a photograph holding the sign, “I’m part of the change. Oral cancer screenings save lives.”

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Independent Practice Network (IPN): Enroll Today

A friendly reminder to all independent practitioners: your $75 IPN membership fee is now due. Membership in this network gives you access to your Unique Identification Number, to CDHAnet for claims transmission, and to the independent practice community.

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Calling All Dental Hygienists To Give A Gift From The Heart

Sign up for the 7th annual Gift from the Heart (GFTH) campaign to be held on February 7, 2015. GFTH is a day set aside for dental hygienists all across Canada to provide no cost oral health services to those in need.

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Exclusive FREE Benefit On The Go

Have you registered to download the free RxTx mobile CPS app yet? More than 1,400 CDHA members are already enjoying CDHA’s newest membership benefit. As Terry Doucette explains, “It is so helpful, particularly for those working in isolated communities. I appreciate knowing the information is always up to date, rather than having to rely on the print version which can be outdated very quickly. I’m encouraging all my RDH friends to download and use it."

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News Releases

Universal Childrens Day 2014
November 18, 2014 - On November 20, dental hygienists across Canada will celebrate Universal Children’s Day and reconfirm their commitment to promoting and protecting children’s rights, including the right to good oral and overall health, education, and freedom from har

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene
November 3, 2014 - As Canadians mark National Diabetes Awareness Month this November, dental hygienists remind us that oral health professionals are important members of the diabetes health care team.

Safety Alerts

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