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.

We are extremely proud to announce the members of the 2018 CDHA Partners' Circle:

Elite Partners

www.colgate.com

COLGATE, a loyal and valued elite-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, understands how vital education is to the oral health profession. For the past number of years, COLGATE has sponsored a CDHA-hosted webinar on various topics such as diabetes, dental implants, hypersensitivity, gastro infections and dry mouth. COLGATE is also a proud sponsor of CDHA’s popular Interim Stabilization Therapy (IST) workshops and our Independent Practice Connections Cafés. CDHA‘s continued partnership with COLGATE on the student leadership bursary program has proven to be highly successful with 31 dental hygiene schools represented across Canada. This year, Colgate is sponsoring a student leader to attend the leadership session at the CDHA fall summit in PEI. COLGATE consistently utilizes CDHA publications to promote its latest oral health products through advertisements in the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene and Oh Canada! . CDHA is partnering with Colgate on its Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program with a ‘back to school blitz’ promotional campaign whereby members can sign up to receive free oral health kits to conduct school presentations.

 

www.sunstar.com

A committed and long-time supporter of the CDHA and key elite member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, PHILIPS has always understood and appreciated the fundamental role that dental hygienists play within the oral health care team. In partnership with CDHA, PHILIPS regularly offers webinars exclusively to CDHA members on a variety of topics such as sugar, sex & oral cancer, professional whitening solutions, baby boomer health, and cannabis. Once again, a selection of archived webinars sponsored by PHILIPS will be re-released in January and available exclusively to CDHA members for a limited time. CDHA is partnering with PHILIPS on its full day workshop on the topics of wellness and cannabis being held in Vancouver in January. PHILIPS believes in the importance of keeping CDHA members apprised of the latest oral health technologies and communicates this information through CDHA’s eNewsletters and the Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends , as well as through CDHA’s professional publications: Oh Canada! and the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene . PHILIPS continues to sponsor the CJDH student essay award as well as the highly successful Put Your Purple On photo contest held during National Dental Hygienists Week™. PHILIPS is also the exclusive sponsor of the leadership session being held during 2018 CDHA Summit in Charlottetown, PEI on October 12.

 

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 our dental hygienist community by partnering with CDHA to provide educational workshops to our members. Their upcoming workshop entitled ‘Oral Health & Systemic Health Connection’ takes place in Edmonton on October 19. This will also be the topic of P&G’s sponsored webinar being released in spring 2019. P&G’s COMPASS professional development program, an excellent resource for dental hygiene students and dental hygienists alike, is being promoted on CDHA.ca and the COMPASS professional development kits are available to order through dentalcare.ca. P&G continues to educate and build product awareness by frequently advertising its latest oral health products in both CDHA’s professional peer-reviewed Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene , and its popular member magazine, Oh Canada!

 

Gold Partner

http://www.jnj.com/connect/

With the distinction of gold-level status in 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 sponsored articles and advertisements in CDHA’s member magazine, Oh Canada! ; as well as digital marketing initiatives via CDHA’s website, social media platforms and its popular eNewsletter. Johnson & Johnson Inc., in partnership with CDHA, has sponsored several product information and application webinars on various topics covering oral infections, oral rinsing, smoking cessation and workplace issues. CDHA is pleased to note that Johnson & Johnson is sponsoring a half-day educational workshop event and the CDHA’s AGM luncheon being held on October 13 during the 2018 CDHA Summit in Charlottetown, PEI.

 

Silver Partners

www.dentsply.ca

SUNSTAR is a dedicated partner and strong champion of CDHA and its members and a longstanding silver member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle. SUNSTAR G•U•M is one of only two dental industry sponsors of CDHA’s National Dental Hygienists Week™ held during April Oral Health Month, and the exclusive sponsor of the 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 as well as through the Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends , offer insight into the company’s newest and most popular oral health products. SUNSTAR’s buying group continues to provide discounted pricing on its select oral health products for CDHA’s Independent Practice Network members.

 

www.dentsply.ca

As a significant silver-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 publications, Oh Canada! , the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene , and the Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends , Dentsply Sirona brings information on new oral health products directly to our members. Dentsply Sirona also utilizes CDHA’s social media platforms and web banners through CDHA.ca homepage to promote its latest oral health products. Dentsply Sirona is one of only two dental industry sponsors of National Dental Hygienists Week™. This sponsorship has allowed CDHA to expand its NDHW™ resources and prepare and mail-out printed NDHW™ resource packages to select members across Canada. Watch for Dentsply Sirona’s latest sponsored webinar on polishing being released on September 19, 2018.

 

www.dentsply.ca

A respected silver-level member of CDHA’s Partners’ Circle, Hu-Friedy has partnered with CDHA on many initiatives over the years. Hu-Friedy is once again partnering with CDHA on its Nevi Scholarship program which offers $5,000 in scholarships to registered dental hygienists. In February of this year, Hu-Friedy sponsored the CDHA Board’s Student Meet & Greet in Montreal. They are also sponsoring two half-day interactive sharpening workshops in Montreal on November 24, 2018; one in English and one in French. Hu-Friedy regularly advertises its latest oral health products in Oh Canada! and the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene as well as through Oral Health Products eBulletin, Trends brought to you by CDHA.

 

www.dentsply.ca

Our newest silver-level member of the CDHA Partners’ Circle, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is keen on recognizing the leadership role that dental hygienists play within their communities and wishes to acknowledge these oral care community efforts by partnering with CDHA on the highly successful dental hygiene superhero campaign. GSK promotes its many oral health products through CDHA’s professional peer-reviewed journal, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene as well as its member magazine, Oh Canada! .

 

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