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World Oral Health Day

March 15, 2019

On March 20, Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day, the world’s largest awareness campaign on oral health. This year’s theme is “Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health,” which encourages people of all ages to take action to prevent oral diseases and protect their overall health.

National Non-Smoking Week

January 21, 2019

Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 20–26) by urging all Canadians to quit smoking and vaping for better oral and overall health.

New Years Resolution - Cannabis

January 2, 2019

The beginning of a new year is a perfect opportunity to make a fresh start and set new personal and professional goals. With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, dental hygienists urge everyone to think carefully before using cannabis, given its negative impact on oral health.