Fact Sheets and Resources

Fact sheets, handouts and resources for dental hygienists and the public to help achieve and maintain optimum oral health.

Position Papers, Statements and Guidelines

CDHA position statements and recommendations are brief statements of CDHA's official positions on critical issues relating to oral health. These statements are supported by research that is analyzed in CDHA position papers and based on CDHA's policy goals.

Code of Ethics

Dental Hygienists' Code of Ethics, revised June 2012 sets down ethical principles and responsibilities for the dental hygiene profession.

The Ethical Guidelines for Educators guides educators in their day-to-day practice in making professional decisions. It is grounded in 6 ethical principles and provides a framework of shared values.

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

CIHI provides aggregate information by province/territory and year for 30 health occupations in Canada – including dental hygienists.