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National Dental
Hygienists Week™
Oh Canada!
Spring 2017
Put Your
Purple On!
Your Ballot

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

Free ADHA Webinar May 4

The American Dental Hygienists' Association is offering a free webinar to CDHA members. Learn tips and tricks so you're not running late for your next dental hygiene appointment. Register

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

Making Headlines....

#NDHW17—It’s a Wrap!

Greetings from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Health Jane Philpott kicked off National Dental Hygienists Week (NDHW) 2017, setting the tone for another exceptional campaign. Our photo gallery highlights some of the incredible events held from coast to coast; a full report will be published in the summer issue of Oh Canada! magazine. Read More.

Dental Hygiene Quarterly Spring Issue is Here

The spring issue of Dental Hygiene Quarterly is now available! As a CDHA member, you save $50 when subscribing to this valuable professional development resource. To preview the spring edition or to subscribe, visit CDHA’s website.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week (April 23–29) is a perfect opportunity for CDHA and the board of directors to thank and recognize the individuals who volunteer their time and expertise to contribute to the success of the organization and the well-being of their communities. Thank you for all that you do!

New Advocacy Poster Series

CDHA is pleased to introduce our new "I'm a dental hygienist and I care about..." advocacy poster series. We encourage you to download these posters about oral health, access to care, and community water fluoridation, and educate your clients by displaying them in your workspace. Both English and French designs are available. If you like these posters, help us add to the seriesC

News Releases

Dental Hygienists Support Enhanced Federal Funding for Territorial Health
March 24, 2017 - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) supports the federal government’s enhanced investments in the Territorial Health Investment Fund, as outlined in Budget 2017. This funding will improve access to health services in the territories...

Dental Hygiene and Your Diet
March 22, 2017 - During National Nutrition Month this March, dental hygienists—your partners in prevention—remind everyone of the important link between proper nutrition and oral health.

Safety Alerts

Charac and Charac-Tol activated charcoal products
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.