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 2016 CDHA Partners' Circle:

Gold Partners

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 recently sponsored ‘8 Simple Secrets’ to Ensure You are Indispensable in the Dental Practice’ workshop was a ‘sold out’ success! and more workshops are anticipated in 2016-2017. P&G continues to educate and build awareness through sponsored articles and ads to promote its latest oral health products through CDHA’s professional peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, and its popular member magazine, Oh Canada! P&G is active in the digital market and makes great use of the CDHA.ca website to connect with dental hygienist and student members through web banners highlighting its newest products on the market.

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 sponsored articles and advertisements in CDHA’s publications and through digital marketing initiatives via CDHA’s website and member eNewsletters and through its social media platforms. Johnson & Johnson Inc., in partnership with CDHA, has sponsored several product information and application webinars, including “Fifty shades of biofilm—lighter” and “oral rinsing recommendations”. J&J’s next webinar is slated for early fall 2016. Proceeds from these dental industry-sponsored webinars are donated to the Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education.

www.sunstar.com

A committed, long-time supporter and gold member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, PHILIPS has always understood and appreciated the key role that dental hygienists play in the oral health care team. In partnership with CDHA, PHILIPS regularly offers webinars exclusively to CDHA members on a variety of topics, from maintaining an evidence-based dh practice to sex & oral cancer and innovative professional whitening solutions for today’s consumer. PHILIPS’ latest webinar on seniors oral health care will be offered late 2016, early 2017, followed by a three-month on-demand hosting period. Proceeds from these dental industry-sponsored webinars are donated to the Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education. PHILIPS believes in the importance of keeping CDHA members apprised of the latest oral health technologies and communicates this information using CDHA’s digital platforms such as our website and member eNewsletters as well as through CDHA’s publications: Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene and Oh Canada! PHILIPS is the exclusive sponsor of CDHA`s `Reach for the Top` leadership summit, ce event and AGM being held in Edmonton, October 21-22, 2016.

Silver Partner

www.colgate.com

COLGATE, a silver-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, understands how vital education is to the oral health profession. CDHA‘s continued partnership with COLGATE on its dental hygiene academic admissions scholarship program has proved to be highly successful, yielding involvement from 32 of the 37 dental hygiene programs across the country, including five French programs. COLGATE also regularly 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 ce courses for members.

BRONZE PARTNERS

www.dentsply.ca

As a bronze-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, DENTSPLY recognizes the importance of knowledge transfer in the dental hygiene profession. Through regular advertisements in CDHA’s publications, DENTSPLY brings information on new oral health products directly to our members. For the first time ever, CDHA has opened up sponsorship for its National Dental Hygienists Week™ event and DENTSPLY is one of only two dental industry sponsors of this event. This sponsorship has allowed CDHA to expand its NDHW™ resources and prepare and mail-out printed NDHW™ resource packages to select members across Canada.

www.dentsply.ca

SUNSTAR is a dedicated partner and strong champion of CDHA and its members and a bronze member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle. SUNSTAR is one of two dental industry sponsors of CDHA`s National Dental Hygienists Week™ held in April; and the exclusive sponsor of this event`s annual colouring contest. SUNSTAR's regular promotions in CDHA's publications, including our member eNewsletter, offer insight into the company’s newest and most popular oral health products. SUNSTAR partnered with CDHA to promote the SUNSTAR World Dental Hygienist Awards to graduating student members of CDHA through digital marketing initiatives, advertisements in CDHA’s peer-reviewed journal, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, and a feature article in CDHA’s popular member magazine, Oh Canada!. SUNSTAR has recently created a new buying group for CDHA’s Independent Practice Network members providing discounted prices on selected oral health products from SUNSTAR.

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