The CDHA Partners' Circle

CDHA's Partners' Circle is comprised of dental industry firms dedicated to the advancement of the dental hygiene profession. Partners' Circle members recognize the important role that dental hygienists play in the oral health care team.

CDHA is pleased to announce that all of our Partners’ Circle members will be participating in CDHA’s first-ever virtual conference, Practice 360, being held October 29-30, 2021!

Elite Partner

http://www.dentalcare.ca/en-ca/home.aspx

P&G (Crest Oral-B) partnership with CDHA has established them as an elite member of CDHA's Partners' Circle. P&G is all about empowering the dental hygiene team! P&G believes strongly in supporting professional development of the dental hygienist community by partnering with CDHA to provide educational workshops and webinars for its members; the latest one entitled, Keys to Synergistic Relationships in the Dental Office, was released in April 2021. P&G continues to educate and build product awareness by frequently advertising its latest oral health products in CDHA's professional peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, and its popular member magazine, Oh Canada! as well as through CDHA's Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends. Each year, P&G increases its digital marketing presence through promotional banners on CDHA website, bimonthly eNewsletter, as well as through CDHA’s Job Board Weekly emails. Last Spring, CDHA partnered with Crest+Oral-B on a COVID-19 support fund for CDHA members which was initiated by Crest+Oral-B through its generous donation of $50,000. A random draw was held and twenty of our deserving CDHA members each received $2,500 to help offset any undue financial hardship faced because of the pandemic.

 

Gold Partners

http://www.colgateprofessional.ca/

COLGATE, a loyal and valued gold level member of CDHA's Partners' Circle, understands how vital education is to the oral health profession. COLGATE remains the exclusive sponsor of the following CDHA hosted events: Independent Practice Connections Cafés, Dental Hygiene Program Directors’ Symposium; and CDHA’s new Dental Hygiene Educators’ Symposium which takes place May 2021. And continued access to Colgate's Oral Health Network (COHN) is available through a banner link on CDHA.ca homepage. Colgate and CDHA continue to partner on the student leadership bursary program which has proven to be highly successful with 30+ dental hygiene schools represented across Canada. CDHA supports Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program with an ‘oral health month’ and ‘back to school blitz' promotional campaigns in which members can sign up to receive free oral health kits to conduct school presentations.

CDHA and Colgate also partnered on a COVID-19 Relief Fund specifically for CDHA IPN Members. More than 30 independent dental hygienists received a complimentary CDHA membership for 2020-2021. The recipients were selected from a random draw of all CDHA active IPN members. CDHA is grateful for Colgate's generous contribution on this initiative.

 

http://ca.gsk.com/

A dedicated gold level member of the CDHA Partners' Circle, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is an ardent supporter of the dental hygiene profession and fully appreciates the leadership role that dental hygienists play within their communities. For the fourth consecutive year, GSK and CDHA have partnered on the highly successful dental hygiene superhero campaign which recognizes the oral care community efforts of CDHA members who are amazing dental hygienist heroes. In February 2021, CDHA released GSK sponsored webinar entitled ‘ Acid Erosion and Pronamel ’ with Lisa Mapplebeck as the presenter. GSK continues to promote its many oral health products through CDHA's professional peer-reviewed journal, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene and its member magazine, Oh Canada! , our Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends, as well as through exclusive promotional banners in CDHA’s bimonthly eNewsletter.

 

http://www.listerine.ca/

A highly valued gold level member of CDHA's Partners' Circle, Johnson&Johnson Inc. recognizes the important work of dental hygienists in promoting oral health. Johnson&Johnson Inc. keeps CDHA members informed on new oral health product innovations through various promotional vehicles, including advertisements in CDHA's member magazine, Oh Canada! ; product ads in CDHA’s Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends, and digital marketing initiatives on CDHA's website and in its popular bimonthly eNewsletter. Johnson&Johnson Inc., in partnership with CDHA, has sponsored several product information and application webinars on various topics covering oral infections, oral rinsing, oral&systemic health, smoking cessation and workplace issues. Their latest webinar entitled ‘ Translating Uncertainty in Evidence-Based Practice ’ is set for release September 15, 2021.

 

http://www.philips.com/

A committed and long-time supporter of the CDHA and an important gold member of CDHA's Partners' Circle, PHILIPS has always understood and appreciates the fundamental role that dental hygienists play within the oral health care team. In partnership with CDHA, PHILIPS regularly sponsors workshops and webinars exclusively for CDHA members on a variety of topics which include cannabis, AAP perio classification, and vaping. PHILIPS believes in the importance of keeping CDHA members apprised of the latest oral health technologies and communicates this information through CDHA's Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends , CDHA’s eNewsletter, as well as through CDHA's professional publications: Oh Canada! and the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene . PHILIPS is the exclusive sponsor of the CJDH student essay award as well as the highly successful Put Your Purple On photo contest held during National Dental Hygienists Week™.

 

WATERPIK

While relatively new to CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, Waterpik has quickly proven to be a strong and enthusiastic supporter of CDHA and its members and joins the circle this year as a first-time gold level member. Waterpik is committed to providing relevant professional development opportunities for dental hygienists with sponsorship of a Fall 2020 webinar on flossing, plus an upcoming vaping webinar scheduled for September 2021. They also share a number of product promotions through a variety of digital marketing channels such as CDHA’s member eNewsletter, web banners on CDHA.ca homepage as well as product ads in Oh Canada!, and CDHA’s June 2021 issue of Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends. WATERPIK also supported CDHA's first-ever virtual live AGM last Fall with amazing product prizing which were randomly drawn throughout the event.

 

Silver Partner

http://www.gumbrand.ca/

SUNSTAR is a dedicated partner and silver level member of CDHA's Partners' Circle. A champion of the dental hygiene profession, SUNSTAR G•U•M is one of only two dental industry sponsors of CDHA's National Dental Hygienists Week™ held each year during Oral Health Month in April, and the exclusive sponsor of the popular and fun NDHW™ kids' colouring contest. SUNSTAR's regular promotions in CDHA's Oh Canada! member magazine and in its peer-reviewed research publication, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene offer insight into the company's newest and most popular oral health products. SUNSTAR is part of CDHA’s Group Purchasing Power and continues to provide discounted pricing on its select oral health products for CDHA's Independent Practice Network members.

 

Bronze Partners

https://www.dentsplysirona.com/en-ca

As a bronze level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, Dentsply Sirona recognizes the importance of knowledge transfer in the dental hygiene profession. Through regular advertisements in CDHA’s member magazine, Oh Canada!, and its peer-reviewed professional publication, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, Dentsply Sirona brings information on new oral health products directly to our members. Dentsply Sirona utilizes CDHA’s social media platforms to promote its latest oral health products and professional development offerings. Dentsply Sirona is one of only two dental industry sponsors of National Dental Hygienists Week™ . Their sponsorship has allowed CDHA to expand its NDHW™ resources and grow the event!

 

https://www.hu-friedy.com/

HuFriedyGroup is a long-time partner of CDHA and a bronze level member of CDHA’s Partner’s Circle. HuFriedyGroup continues to regularly advertise their latest oral health products in CDHA’s popular member magazine, Oh Canada! and its peer-reviewed professional publication, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene , as well as through CDHA’s Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends.

 

To find out how your company can become part of the CDHA Partners' Circle, contact CDHA's marketing and communications team.

Partners' Circle Level Investment Range
Elite $50K and higher
Gold $30K — $49K
Silver $20K — $29K
Bronze $10K — $19K