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Here's what's making headlines in dental hygiene.

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Strengths and gaps in access to oral health care for Canadians

April 4, 2023

New public polling data conducted on behalf of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) by Abacus Data reveals that 88% of Canadians support the federal government’s new dental care funding, but there are also some areas of concern.

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From Age One to One Hundred: Oral Health Matters

April 1, 2023

April is Oral Health Month in Canada, and an important part of the celebration is National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™), which takes place from April 4–10.

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Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Applauds Historic Dental Care Investment

March 29, 2023

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds the federal government’s historic dental care investment as part of Budget 2023.

Dental Hygienists Take Your Oral Health to Heart

February 15, 2023

February is Heart Month in Canada and a perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the risks of heart disease and stroke and the importance of making better lifestyle choices for optimal health.

Oral Health Deemed Essential to Quality of Life in Long-Term Care

February 1, 2023

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds the release of the updated Long-Term Care Services standard by the Health Standards Organization (HSO).

In the News

In an average year the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and its 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 coverage in 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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