Regulatory Authorities in Canada

Dental Hygiene Regulation:
A Comparison

A document to help you understand the differences in DH regulation across Canada

 
 

In order to practice in Canada, dental hygienists must be registered or licensed by the appropriate provincial or territorial dental hygiene regulatory authorities. Requirements for registration or licensure varies by province or territory, including differences in clinical experience, examinations required, and continuing education requirements.

Select a province to find the contact information for each of the regulatory authorities in Canada:

Alberta

College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta
302 - 8657- 51 Avenue
Edmonton AB T6E 6A8
Tel: 780-465-1756
Fax: 780-440-0544
E-Mail: info@crdha.ca
Web: http://www.crdha.ca
Renewal Date: October 31

British Columbia

College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia
600-3795 Carey Road
Victoria BC V8Z 6T8
Tel: 800-778-8277 (within BC) or 250-383-4101
Fax: 250-383-4144
Email: cdhbc@cdhbc.com
Web: http://www.cdhbc.com
Renewal Date: Last day of February

Manitoba

College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM)
109-420 Des Meurons Street
Winnipeg, MB R2H 2N9
Tel: 204-219-2678
Fax: 204-219-2679
E-Mail: registrar@cdhm.info
Web: http://www.cdhm.info/
Renewal Date: January 15

New Brunswick

NB College of Dental Hygienists (NBCDH)
120 rue High Street Suite #209
Moncton, NB
E1C 6B5
Tel: 1-506-872-3133
E-mail: nbdentalhygienists@bellaliant.com
web: www.nbcdh.ca
Renewal Date: January 1

Newfoundland and Labrador

Registrar, Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals
Suite 121
510 Topsail Road
St. John's NL A1E 2C2
Tel: (709) 745-7304 or 1-855-863-8616
Fax: (709) 745-0877
Email: contact@nlchp.ca
Website: www.nlchp.ca
Renewal Date: November 30

Northwest Territories

Registrar, Dept. of Health and Social Services, Government of N.W.T.
Box 1320 8th Floor, Centre Square Tower
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Tel: 867-920-8058
Fax: 867-873-0484
E-Mail: professional_licensing@gov.nt.ca
Renewal Date: April 1

Nova Scotia

College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia
11 – 2625 Joseph Howe Drive
Halifax, NS
B3L 4G4
Tel: 902-444-7241
Fax: 902-444-7242
E-Mail: info@cdhns.ca
Web: http://www.cdhns.ca
Renewal Date: October 31

Nunavut

Dept. of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut
Box 390
Kugluktuk, NU X0B 0E0
Tel: 867-982-7668
Fax: 867-982-3256
E-Mail: bvandenassem@gov.nu.ca
Renewal Date: April 1

Ontario

Registrar, College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
300 - 69 Bloor Street E.
Toronto ON M4W 1A9
Tel: 800-268-2346 (within Ontario) or 416-961-6234
Fax: 416-961-6028
E-Mail: admin@cdho.org
Web: http://www.cdho.org
Renewal Date: January 1

Prince Edward Island

Registrar, Prince Edward Island Dental Council
184 Belvedere Avenue
Charlottetown PE C1A 2Z1
Tel: 902-892-4470
Fax: 902-892-4470
E-Mail: dapei@pei.sympatico.ca
Renewal Date: April 1

Quebec

Directrice générale, Ordre des hygiénistes dentaire du Québec
1155, rue University, bureau 1212
Montréal QC H3B 3A7
Tel: 800-361-2996 or 514-284-7639
Fax: 514-284-3147
E-Mail: info@ohdq.com
Web: http://www.ohdq.com
Renewal Date: April 1

Saskatchewan

Registrar, Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association
1024 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H 0R9
Tel: 306-931-7342
Fax: 306-931-7334
E-Mail: sdhaadmin@sasktel.net
Web: http://www.sdha.ca/
Renewal Date: October 31

Yukon Territory

Licensing Officer, Dept. of Community Services, Community Services,
Government of Yukon

307 Black Street
White Horse YK Y1A 2C6
Tel: 867-667-5940
Fax: 86-667-3609
E-Mail: cloverin@gov.yk.ca
Web: http://www.gov.yk.ca
Renewal Date: April 1