Webinar: Canada's
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2019 Job Market &
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Superhero Contest
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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.

Put Your Purple On! Finalists

Our annual Put Your Purple On photo contest, powered by Philips Sonicare and Philips Zoom! was a great success again this year receiving yet another record breaking 791 entries. Review our top picks and cast your vote by May 29.


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DISCOVER CDHA’s National Conference

CDHA’s next national conference takes place from October 3 to 5 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, and it offers fantastic opportunities for professional development and networking. Watch our new video and DISCOVER what it’s all about! Afterwards, if you still need a reason to register, remember that the first 150 registrants will receive a mini Gracey curette, courtesy of Paradise Dental Technologies. #CDHAdiscover

Post Your Event for Free Today

Do you have an oral health event that you’d like to promote? Do you need to recruit volunteers? Post the information on CDHA’s Oral Health Events Calendar—it’s free! On a regular basis, CDHA shares this calendar through various social media channels to help spread the word. Check it out and submit your free listing today.

Mobile Payment Solution: Free for First 6 Months!

Until May 31, First Data is offering members of CDHA’s independent practice network a free 6-month rental of its portable, Wi-Fi enabled Clover Flex point-of-sale terminal. Clover Flex gives you more features and tools, so you can run your business and accept payments virtually anywhere.

Getting Fit is #Winning!

Join GoodLife Fitness before June 30 through CDHA’s corporate program and you could win one of 10 Vitamix blenders, each valued at $500! Plus, you’ll enjoy close to 50% off the fee and receive a GoodLife gym bag.

News Releases

Expansion of dental services to low-income seniors
April 12, 2019 - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is applauding a move by the Ontario government to expand dental care for low-income seniors in the province. The investment of $90 million will see new services provided as early as summer 2019.

Smile! It’s Spring & Oral Health Month
March 26, 2019 - As part of oral health month in Canada, National Dental Hygienists Week™ takes place from April 6 to 12. It’s a perfect opportunity to set new goals to help your smile shine. Start with six simple steps: floss, brush, use an antibacterial oral rins

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.