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Serving the profession since 1963, CDHA is the collective national voice of more than 28,495 dental hygienists working in Canada and we directly represent 18,000 individual members including dental hygienists and students.

Download the New Advocacy Poster Series

CDHA encourages you to download and display the new advocacy poster series. Educate your clients by displaying the small posters in your workspace. Learn More

CDHA's Annual General Meeting

CDHA’s annual general meeting will be held at the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 8:00 am. View details and proxy form.

CDHA 2017 National Conference

CDHA's next conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, will be held in Ottawa, Canada, from October 19 to 21, 2017. This event will be hosted in conjunction with the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research and Practice. Learn More

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6 Reasons to be a CDHA Member

Wherever you are on your dental hygiene career path, CDHA is right there with you! View more incredible reasons to be a CDHA member.


What's in a name?

Your CDHA membership number is as unique as you! That’s why CDHA has decided to make your membership number your username for access to all of CDHA’s online member-only offerings. You can log in here.

Bring NEVI to Your Next Event

If you’re organizing a dental hygiene event in or around your clinic, community or school, submit a request to host the Hu-Friedy mascot, NEVI, today. In other NEVI news, the NEVI 2.0 CDHA scholarship program will be relaunching soon so stay tuned.

MEDICOM Survey for Dental Professionals

MEDICOM is committed to providing dental professionals with excellent service and support. To that end, you are invited to complete MEDICOM’s client experience survey. Share your feedback by August 7 for a chance to win a $400 Amazon gift card!

News Releases

Canadian Dental Hygienists Recognize Key Dental Industry Partners
July 21, 2017 - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is deeply committed to its dental industry partnerships, which play a significant role in helping to establish dental hygienists as integral members of the oral health care team. Through the creation

Dental Hygienists Urge Canadians to Say No to Tobacco
June 16, 2017 - Dental hygienists will mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31 by reminding Canadians of the serious health risks associated with tobacco use.

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.