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Advocacy Highlights by Year

CDHA understands that advocacy plans must adapt frequently to changing environments for building momentum and success over the long-term.

Read specific annual highlights of our advocacy efforts in response to current public policy issues and health system developments linked to the dental hygiene profession and access to oral health care for people in Canada.

CDHA’s advocacy and government relations work for the dental hygiene profession and people in Canada addresses a range of important issues tied to improving access to preventive oral health care, promoting the importance of oral health for overall health, optimizing Canada’s health workforce capacity, informing government policies and spending, and more.

Explore our advocacy positions, recommendations, and perspectives on these issues. CDHA members and oral health champions can use the information and resources on these pages to cascade and amplify a common voice across the country.


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