Call for Papers

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH) is seeking manuscript submissions that make a significant contribution to the dental hygiene body of knowledge and advance the scientific basis of practice. Manuscripts must address one of the following Canadian Dental Hygienists Association 2015-2020 Research Agenda ( themes:

  • Risk assessment and management
  • Access to care and unmet needs
  • Capacity building of the profession

and must be of the following types:

  • Original research articles
  • Literature/narrative reviews
  • Systematic reviews
  • Scoping reviews
  • Short communications/case reports
  • Position papers

Getting Started

If you have oral health research that you are ready to share with your colleagues but aren't sure where to begin, there are lots of resources to help you! Here are some websites that you may find useful.

Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts may be submitted electronically to the editorial office at, and should include a covering letter declaring the originality of the work, any conflicts of interests of the author(s), and contact information for the corresponding author. Technical details on the formatting and structure of manuscript submissions may be found in our Guidelines for authors.