CDHA Webinars

Welcome to CDHA webinars, available for members only. New event dates are being added regularly so check back often. The "Upcoming events" link below displays webinars coming up in the next few months, click the "Free" link for a list of webinars that are free to members or click "On Demand" for the full list of on demand webinars. "Ending Soon" are any webinars expiring soon - get them while they're available. The "Complete Library" is all our content organized by date published. Read the FAQ page if you have further questions about CDHA webinars.

CDHA webinars and courses are typically recognized by your regulatory authority and can be used toward your quality assurance requirements. Please consult your regulatory college for more information.
Events subject to change.

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Dentin Hypersensitivity sponsored by Colgate®

Originally Presented: September 20, 2017

This webinar will discuss the factors contributing to dentin hypersensitivity, types of pain stimuli, and pain impulse conduction theories while providing clinical evidence supporting over-the-counter and professionally applied desensitizing agents. Oral health professionals will be provided with evidence-based strategies to provide optimal care for clients affected by dentin hypersensitivity. Two treatment protocols available will be discussed and options for both in-office and at-home protocols will be presented.

Member Pricing: FREE

2017 Job Market & Employment Survey

Originally Presented: September 13, 2017

This presentation will provide an overview of the results of the June 2017 CDHA job market and employment survey, focusing on trends in compensation segmented by geography and other criteria. The webinar will also examine the factors that affect compensation and what increases might be expected by dental hygienists at different stages in their careers.

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Members: FREE

Oral Rinsing: What Should You Tell Your Clients?

Originally Presented: April 04, 2017

This presentation will delve into two recently published comprehensive literature reviews of research on commercially and non-commercially available oral rinse products. It will outline the methodology used to identify and analyse the current body of evidence, and will summarize the key findings. CDHA’s updated position on therapeutic oral rinsing will be discussed in detail to support dental hygienists in evidence-based decision making for ensuring optimal oral health for their adult clients.

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The Mysteries of the Peer-Review Process

Originally Presented: April 27, 2016

This presentation will explain the peer-review process, what it entails, and why it is essential for the publication and dissemination of credible evidence for decision making within a profession such as dental hygiene. Recognition of the current hierarchy of evidence and how peer-reviewed articles can be used in clinical practice to provide the best possible care will be discussed. This presentation is suitable for all types of practitioners who wish to provide the latest evidence-based care for their clients as well as for budding new scholars who wish to begin publishing their research.

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Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Education: Exploring the New National Competencies

Originally Presented: March 09, 2016

In this session, we will explore the “why,” “how,” and “what” questions surrounding the national competencies for dental hygiene education in Canada. We will examine the results of the 2013 CDHA Delphi study implemented in collaboration with the University of Manitoba to gain a better understanding of the competencies associated with four-year dental hygiene baccalaureate education as well as other Canadian and international literature that sheds light on baccalaureate education. In particular, we will analyze the competencies that were found to differentiate between diploma and baccalaureate dental hygiene graduate abilities.

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Independent Practice: Gearing Up and Getting Going!

Originally Published: June 09, 2015

Close to 700 dental hygienists are now practising independently, which makes it an ideal time for a maintenance check-up on this alternative practice option. This webinar will take you through the basics of starting your own independent practice and gearing up for opening. The webinar will review the important practical and personal factors that impact the success of dental hygiene practice, with reference to current experiences. This webinar will appeal not only to members who are considering independent practice, but also to those who are interested in an update on current market dynamics and key success factors.

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Students: Free

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Dental Hygiene is a pain in the… Research update on ergonomics in dental hygiene and how to improve your health

Originally Presented: April 29, 2015

This webinar will begin with a review of previously identified ergonomic risk factors in the dental hygiene profession and a discussion of why these risk factors are problematic. The presenters will then provide a brief overview of the objectives and methods of their recently completed study, which evaluated the physical demands of dental hygiene.

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Advocacy for Dental Hygienists: Government Relations 101

Originally Presented: November 19, 2014

Huw Williams, President of Impact Public Affairs, will prepare participants to engage in the crucial advocacy work that pushes CDHA’s agenda forward. Drawing on years of experience, Huw will outline the best strategies and tactics that CDHA can use to spread its message and influence decision makers.

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Prevent and Protect: CDHA Professional Liability Insurance

Originally presented: February 26, 2014

BMS Group, CDHA's professional liability insurance and clinic business insurance broker, has partnered with Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP to provide legal and insurance services to CDHA members through the BMS Insurance Programs..  More

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Members: Free
Students: Free

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Abuse of Older Adults Webinar series

Originally presented: Spring/Fall, 2011

As primary oral health care providers, dental hygienists are in a unique and important position to take action on suspected abuse or neglect while providing care to older adults in a variety of settings. This webinar presents an overview of what you, as a dental hygienist, might encounter and what you can do when you suspect an older adult abuse situation...   More

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