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Serving the profession since 1963, CDHA is the collective national voice of more than 29,549 dental hygienists working in Canada and we directly represent 19,000 individual members including dental hygienists and students.

New Silver Diamine Fluoride Position Paper

A position paper on silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is now available. Learn more about the short- and long-term effectiveness, safety, and acceptance of SDF therapy for children and adults with carious lesions and/or dentinal hypersensitivity.

CDHA Cannabis Resources

With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, many dental hygienists have been asking about the impact of cannabis on the dental hygiene process of care. CDHA has some great resources on the topic: Impaired in the chair pdf and Cannabis in Canada webinar.

Webinar: How to Put Your Purple On! for NDHW

Are you ready to show your #dhpurplepride this April but aren’t quite sure how? Check out our webinar providing a wealth of ideas and tips!

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Dental Hygiene in the News

CDHA works hard to raise public awareness of the dental hygiene profession and oral health during our National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) campaign.

Watch our website in early April for the videos and full broadcast schedule.

Read a full report on our media campaign in the spring issue of Oh Canada!

National Conference: Final Call for Abstracts

March 29 is the deadline to submit an abstract for possible presentation at CDHA’s fall conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Abstracts in progress may be accepted provisionally; final abstracts with data must be submitted no later than June 14.

Last Chance! From the Vault Webinars

Crack open the vault before April 2 and secure your access to a selection of re-released PHILIPS webinars. Once you register for one of these FREE offerings, you’ll have up to one year to watch it when convenient for you.

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News Releases


World Oral Health Day
March 15, 2019 - On March 20, Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day, the world’s largest awareness campaign on oral health. This year’s theme is “Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health,” which encourages people of all ages to t

National Non-Smoking Week
January 21, 2019 - Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 20–26) by urging all Canadians to quit smoking and vaping for better oral and overall health.

Safety Alerts


Charac and Charac-Tol activated charcoal products
January 24, 2017 - Health Canada follows up with Canadians concerning the recent warning issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding possible safety issues involving homeopathic teething products in the United States.