The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH)

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October 2016, volume 50, No.3

  • Therapeutic oral rinsing
  • Dental clients' perceptions of dental hygienists with visible tattoos
  • Efficacy of sodium chlorite plus zinc gluconate on volatile sulfur compound halitosis
  • Current status of the classification of periodontal diseases
  • Considering the value of volunteerism
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Established in 1966, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and is published three times per year: an electronic edition in February and a print edition in June and October. CJDH invites submissions of original research, literature reviews, case studies, and short communications of scientific and professional interest to dental hygienists and other oral health professionals.

CJDH is indexed in biomedical databases—CINAHL, EBSCOhost, ProQuest, Scopus, and Thomson Gale.

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The journal invites submissions on topics of relevance to dental hygiene education, practice, policy, and theory. Manuscripts may be submitted in English or French and should deal with current issues, make a significant contribution to the field of dental hygiene, and advance the scientific basis of practice. To discuss a possible contribution to the journal or to submit a manuscript, please contact the scientific editor at

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For more information about the journal, please contact the Editorial Office by email at or by telephone at 613-224-5515 x135 or 1-800-267-5235 x135.

ISSN 1712-1728 (online)

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