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News Releases - 2018

Canada's Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

March 12, 2018

On March 20, Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day (

Dental Hygienists: Your Oral Health Care Superheroes in April & Always!

March 27, 2018

National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place April 7‒13 as part of oral health month in Canada. During the week, which emphasizes “Oral Health for Total Health,” dental hygienists remind us that taking care of our mouth, teeth, and gums benefits our overall physical and mental well-being.

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Dental Hygienists Promote Healthy Eating for Healthy Teeth

March 19, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month in Canada and a perfect time to examine our eating habits and their effects on our oral and overall health.

Dental Hygienists Promote Early Detection of Oral Cancer

January 26, 2018

World Cancer Day (February 4) is a perfect time for dental hygienists across Canada to remind the public of the importance of regular oral cancer screenings, not only during dental appointments, but also now at home.

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?

January 3, 2018

Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) and support our new competition to recognize dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada.

In the News

In an average year the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and it's members generate hundreds of media articles and news segments promoting oral health and the profession of dental hygiene. This ranges from national news coverage on Global and CTV television to local community newspapers like the Smiths Falls Record, Medicine Hat News and in other communities large and small across Canada.

Check out just a few examples of the highlights of this year’s coverage.

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