The CDHA Partners' Circle

CDHA’s Partners' Circle is comprised of dental industry firms dedicated to the advancement of the dental hygiene profession. Partners’ Circle members recognize the important role that dental hygienists play in the oral health care team. We are extremely proud to announce the members of the 2017 CDHA Partners' Circle:

Elite Partner

www.colgate.com

COLGATE, a first-time elite-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, understands how vital education is to the oral health profession. For the past number of years, COLGATE has sponsored a CDHA-hosted webinar on various topics ranging from diabetes to dental implants to gastro infections. COLGATE is also a proud sponsor of CDHA’s popular Interim Stabilization Therapy (IST) workshops. And CDHA is pleased to note that COLGATE is not only a regular exhibitor at its biennial national professional conferences, but is a major sponsor of this year’s event! CDHA‘s continued partnership with COLGATE on the student leadership bursary program has proven to be highly successful, yielding involvement from 32 of the 34 dental hygiene programs across the country, including two French programs. COLGATE consistently utilizes CDHA publications to promote its latest oral health products through advertisements in the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene and Oh Canada!. Colgate’s digital marketing initiatives include web banner postings on CDHA.ca encouraging CDHA members to register as a Colgate Oral Health Advisor (COHA) and receive free product samples and information brochures for clients as well as free continuing education courses for members.

Gold Partners

www.sunstar.com

A committed and long-time supporter of the CDHA and gold member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, PHILIPS has always understood and appreciated the fundamental role that dental hygienists play within the oral health care team. In partnership with CDHA, PHILIPS regularly offers webinars exclusively to CDHA members on a variety of topics such as sugar, sex & oral cancer, innovative professional whitening solutions, and baby boomer health. And, for a limited time only, these archived webinars will soon be relaunched. PHILIPS’ latest upcoming live webinar will be hosted late 2017 or early 2018, followed by a three-month on-demand hosting period. PHILIPS believes in the importance of keeping CDHA members apprised of the latest oral health technologies and communicates this information through CDHA.ca, our bimonthly member eNewsletters, the CDHA Oral Health Products eBulletin, as well as through CDHA’s professional publications: the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene and Oh Canada! PHILIPS is also a key sponsor of the CDHA’s global dental hygiene conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

http://www.jnj.com/connect/

With the distinction of gold-level status in CDHA’s Partners' Circle, Johnson & Johnson Inc. recognizes the important work of dental hygienists in promoting oral health. Johnson & Johnson Inc. keeps CDHA members informed on new oral health product innovations through various promotional vehicles, including sponsored articles and advertisements in CDHA’s member magazine, Oh Canada!; ad placements in CDHA’s peer-reviewed research publication, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene; through digital marketing initiatives via CDHA’s website and member eNewsletters as well as through its social media platforms. Johnson & Johnson Inc., in partnership with CDHA, has sponsored several product information and application webinars, including “Oral Infections, biofilms and their relationships” and “Oral rinsing recommendations”. Watch for Johnson & Johnson Inc.’ latest sponsored webinar coming early 2018! CDHA is pleased to share that Johnson & Johnson is a notable sponsor of the CDHA global dental hygiene conference, Translating Knowledge to Action being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

P&G (Crest Oral-B) is a longstanding and valued gold member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle. P&G is all about empowering the dental hygiene team! P&G strongly believes in supporting professional development of our dental hygienist community through partnering with CDHA to provide educational workshops to our members. Their latest upcoming workshops on periodontal health are scheduled for February 2018 in Montreal and in Halifax in the spring. P&G continues to educate and build product awareness by frequently advertising its latest oral health products in both CDHA’s professional peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, and its popular member magazine, Oh Canada! P&G is a regular sponsor of the CDHA national professional conferences. Our upcoming global dental hygiene conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, is being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017 and P&G will be there as both a sponsor and exhibitor.

Silver Partners

www.dentsply.ca

SUNSTAR is a dedicated partner and strong champion of CDHA and its members and a proud silver member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle. SUNSTAR G•U•M is one of only two dental industry sponsors of CDHA’s National Dental Hygienists Week™ held during April Oral Health Month, and the exclusive sponsor of the NDHW™ kids’ colouring contest. SUNSTAR's regular promotions in CDHA's Oh Canada! member magazine offer insight into the company’s newest and most popular oral health products. SUNSTAR’s buying group continues to provide discounted pricing on its select oral health products for CDHA’s Independent Practice Network members. Don’t forget to save the date to join us for the SUNSTAR sponsored webinar on diabetes taking place on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 during National Diabetes Month. SUNSTAR is also a long-time and generous sponsor of the CDHA national professional conferences which are held every two years in different cities across Canada. CDHA’s upcoming conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, is being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

www.dentsply.ca

As a silver-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, Dentsply Sirona recognizes the importance of knowledge transfer in the dental hygiene profession. Through regular advertisements in CDHA’s publications, Dentsply Sirona brings information on new oral health products directly to our members. Dentsply Sirona is one of only two dental industry sponsors of National Dental Hygienists Week™ . This sponsorship has allowed CDHA to expand its NDHW™ resources and prepare and mail-out printed NDHW™ resource packages to select members across Canada. And CDHA is pleased to note that Dentsply Sirona is a proud sponsor of the CDHA national professional conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

www.dentsply.ca

A respected silver-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, Hu-Friedy has partnered with CDHA on many initiatives over the years. Hu-Friedy is once again partnering with CDHA on its Nevi Scholarship program which offers $5,000 in scholarships to registered dental hygienists. In September of this year, Hu-Friedy is sponsoring a half-day workshop in Calgary on piezo fundamentals and is also sponsoring a morning workshop on peri-implant disease during CDHA’s upcoming global conference. Hu-Friedy regularly advertises its latest oral health products in Oh Canada! and the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene. As well as a conference sponsor, Hu-Friedy will be exhibiting at CDHA’s global dental hygiene conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

www.dentsply.ca

Our newest silver-level member of the CDHA Partners’ Circle, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is keen on recognizing the leadership role that dental hygienists play within their communities and wishes to acknowledge these oral care community efforts by partnering with CDHA on its dental hygiene superhero campaign. GSK promotes its many oral health products through CDHA’s professional peer-reviewed journal, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene as well as its member magazine, Oh Canada!. This fall, GSK will be participating as an exhibitor at CDHA’s global dental hygiene conference, Translating Knowledge to Action, being held in Ottawa from October 19 to 21, 2017.

To find out how your company can become part of the CDHA Partners' Circle, contact CDHA's marketing and communications team.

Partners' Circle Level Investment Range
Elite $50K and higher
Gold $30K — $49K
Silver $20K — $29K
Bronze $10K — $19K