Policy & Advocacy


Let`s ensure that the voices of dental hygienists, and those we serve, are heard and understood! Please use these resources to advocate for improved access to preventative oral care for all Canadians. Learn More

CDHA Parliament Hill Day

On February 25, 2016 CDHA Board of Directors headed to Parliament Hill to discuss the importance of oral health to overall health with numerous MPs. This event started with a private breakfast with MP Kamal Khera, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health. Learn More

Responses to Key Issues

As the collective national voice of more than 28,000 dental hygienists, it is up to us to ensure that Canada's decision makers understand just how vital oral health is for all Canadians. Learn more about CDHA’s responses to priority issues here: Learn More


CDHA collaborates with a variety of other organizations, agencies, and coalitions in order to help improve access to preventive oral health care and reduce oral health disparities. Learn More