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Serving the profession since 1963, CDHA is the collective national voice of more than 29,246 dental hygienists working in Canada and we directly represent 19,000 individual members including dental hygienists and students.

Strength in Members

CDHA takes great pride in offering premium member benefits that allow you to be CDHA strong including free webinars all year long—saving you hundreds of dollars. Not a member? Join or renew today!

New Advocacy Toolkit for Members

Successful advocacy depends on local efforts by members to deliver a strong message to their elected representatives on issues affecting their community. To prepare dental hygienists for this advocacy work, CDHA has developed a new advocacy toolkit.

Put Your Purple On! Photo Contest

Our annual Put Your Purple On #DHpurplepride photo contest, powered by Philips Sonicare and Philips Zoom! was a great success again this year receiving yet another record breaking 674 entries. View the winners

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FREE Online Course

Lifelong Smiles for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) is a four-module online course developed by dental hygienists, including former CDHA president Carol Yakiwchuk, to help oral health professionals more effectively support clients with ID in maintaining good oral health.

Learn More, Save More!

Until August 31, receive three years of Dental Hygiene Quarterly for one low price and save over 25%. That's a total of 36 hours of accredited clinical education that you can enjoy at your leisure. Summer’s here—let the learning and savings begin! And don’t forget to check out the new summer issue featuring topics such as ethics and discipline, probiotics, and ultrasonic debridement.

What’s Your Favourite Oh Canada! Article?

Voting is now open for the 2018 Oh Canada! Readers' Choice Award. Celebrate the important role that Oh Canada! authors play in the knowledge translation of best practices in dental hygiene. Reread the top articles from the past year, as selected by the Oh Canada! editor, and vote for your favourite! The deadline for casting your vote is July 20.

Manager of Professional Development

CDHA is looking for a dental hygiene educator to join our staff team in Ottawa as manager of professional development. This member must have a sound knowledge of adult education principles, experience in project management, and the ability to strategically plan a suite of professional development offerings to meet the needs of CDHA’s national membership. Could this person be you? For more information, please review the detailed job description. The application deadline has been extended until July 6.

News Releases

Canada’s Dental Hygiene Superhero Unmasked
June 22, 2018 - From an impressive field of 818 deserving nominees, representing every province and territory in Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its inaugural dental hygiene superhero competition.

Dental Hygienists: Your Oral Health Care Superheroes in April & Always!
March 27, 2018 - National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place April 7‒13 as part of oral health month in Canada. During the week, which emphasizes “Oral Health for Total Health,” dental hygienists remind us that taking care of our mouth ...

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.