Student Membership

Membership year

The CDHA membership year is from November 1 to October 31.

Join CDHA today

CDHA offers FREE Student membership to all students in accredited dental hygiene programs across Canada. Join now and get access to exclusive bursaries, networking and leadership opportunities, online resources, discounts, and so much more!


Your Student membership will automatically renew each year prior to the October 31 deadline if the graduation year in your online profile is the current year or in the future.

No longer pursuing dental hygiene?

If you have a Student membership but are no longer pursuing a dental hygiene education, please email us at so we can update your account.

Graduated student membership - the next step

After graduating and successfully passing the board exam, your FREE CDHA Student membership will be converted to a Graduated Student membership. CDHA’s FREE Graduated Student membership category includes professional liability insurance coverage of up to $5 million aggregate until December 31 of that year.

Please have your NDHCB Candidate ID number handy and take a moment now to upgrade to Graduated Student membership.

NOTE: If you are registering with OHDQ and wish to upgrade to Graduated Student membership, please send an email to and include the following information:

  • CDHA member #, if known
  • First/last name
  • Telephone #