Fact Sheets and Resources

Fact sheets, handouts and resources for dental hygienists and the public to help achieve and maintain optimum oral health.

Position Papers and Statements

CDHA position papers and statements articulate CDHA's official position on critical issues relating to oral health and dental hygiene practice.

Code of Ethics

Dental Hygienists' Code of Ethics, revised June 2012 sets down ethical principles and responsibilities for the dental hygiene profession.

The Ethical Guidelines for Educators guides educators in their day-to-day practice in making professional decisions. It is grounded in 6 ethical principles and provides a framework of shared values.

Client's Bill of Rights

CDHA has developed a Dental Hygiene Client's Bill of Rights to inform your clients of their rights.

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

CIHI provides aggregate information by province/territory and year for 30 health occupations in Canada – including dental hygienists.