Regulatory Authorities in Canada

In order to practice in Canada, dental hygienists must be registered or licensed by the appropriate provincial or territorial dental hygiene regulatory authorities. Requirements for registration or licensure varies by province or territory, including differences in clinical experience, examinations required, and continuing education requirements.

Select a province to find the contact information for each of the regulatory authorities in Canada:


College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta
302-8657 51 AVE NW
Edmonton, AB
T6E 6A8

Tel: (780) 465-1756
Fax: (780) 440-0544

Renewal Date: October 31

British Columbia

College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia
Suite 300, 388 Harbour Road
Victoria, BC
V9A 3S1

Tel: (250) 383-4101
Toll-Free: 1-800-778-8277
Fax: (250) 383-4144

Renewal Date: Last day of February


College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM)
109-420 Des Meurons Street
Winnipeg, MB
R2H 2N9

Tel: (204) 219-2678
Fax: (204) 219-2679

Renewal Date: January 15

New Brunswick

NB College of Dental Hygienists (NBCDH)
120 rue High Street Suite #209
Moncton, NB
E1C 6B5

Tel: (506) 872-3133

Renewal Date: January 1

Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador College of Dental Hygienists Inc.
390 Topsail Road
P.O.Box 39008
St.John’s, NL
A1E 5Y7

Tel: (709) 745-7304
Toll-Free: 1-855-863-8616
Fax: (709) 745-0877

Renewal Date: November 30

Northwest Territories

Registrar, Dept. of Health and Social Services, Government of N.W.T.
5015-49th Street (7th Floor)
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2L9

Tel: (867) 767-9067
Fax: (867) 873-0484

Renewal Date: April 1

Nova Scotia

College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia
11 – 2625 Joseph Howe Drive
Halifax, NS
B3L 4G4

Tel: (902) 444-7241
Fax: (902) 444-7242

Renewal Date: October 31


Department of Health
P.O. Box 1000 Station 200
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0

Tel: (867) 975-5700
Fax: (867) 982-3256

Renewal Date: April 1


College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
175 Bloor Street East
North Tower, Suite 601
Toronto, ON
M4W 3R8

Tel: (416) 961-6234
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-2346
Fax: (416) 961-6028

Renewal Date: January 1

Prince Edward Island

Dental Council Prince Edward Island
184 Belvedere Avenue
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 2Z1

Tel: (902) 628-8156
Fax: (902) 892-0234

Renewal Date: April 1


Order of Dental Hygienists of Quebec,
606 Cathcart Street, Suite 700
Montreal, Quebec
H3B 1K9

Tel: (514) 284-7639
Toll-Free: 1-800-361-2996
Fax: (514) 284-3147

Renewal Date: April 1


Registrar, Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association
1024 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK
S7H 0R9

SDHA will be moving on January 28 2021 and will be located at
#320-350 3rd Ave. N
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 6G7

Tel: (306) 931-7342

Renewal Date: October 31

Yukon Territory

Licensing Officer, Dept. of Community Services, Community Services, Government of Yukon
307 Black Street
White Horse, YK
Y1A 2C6

Tel: (867) 667-5940
Fax: (867) 667-3609

Renewal Date: April 1