Policy & Advocacy


Let`s ensure that the voices of dental hygienists, and those we serve, are heard and understood! Please use these resources to advocate for improved access to preventative oral care for all Canadians. Learn More

CDHA Parliament Hill Day

On February 21, 2019 CDHA’s board of directors and staff headed to Parliament Hill to discuss the importance of increased access to oral health care for seniors and indigenous populations with MPs from across Canada and from all major parties. Ms. Jean Yip, Co-chair of the Liberals Seniors Caucus, joined the group for breakfast on the Hill to help kick-start the day. Learn More

Responses to Key Issues

As the collective national voice of more than 28,000 dental hygienists, it is up to us to ensure that Canada's decision makers understand just how vital oral health is for all Canadians. Learn more about CDHA’s responses to priority issues here: Learn More


CDHA collaborates with a variety of other organizations, agencies, and coalitions in order to help improve access to preventive oral health care and reduce oral health disparities. Learn More