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 20, 2020 CDHA Board Members were on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to discuss critical issues surrounding the oral health of Canadians and the dental hygiene profession with Members of Parliament and Senators from across Canada and all major parties. Learn more.

Responses to Key Issues

As the collective national voice of more than 30,000 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