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

News Releases

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

October 20, 2021

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Wendy Stewart, at its virtual annual general meeting on Saturday, October 16.

Canada’s 2021 Dental Hygiene Superheroes Unmasked

July 16, 2021

From an impressive field of 778 deserving nominees from across Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its fourth annual Dental Hygiene Superhero Competition.

CDHA & Dental Industry: Partners for Success

June 4, 2021

As the focus shifts from oral health month (April) to a new membership year and a first-ever virtual conference, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to foster meaningful partnerships with dental industry.

Oral Health for Total Health an Essential Message this April

March 31, 2021

April is oral health month in Canada and, while we all continue to do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep our communities healthy, we cannot forget that maintaining good health includes protecting our oral health.

World Oral Health Day

March 17, 2021

On March 20, Canada’s dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.org). With the theme, “Be Proud of Your Mouth,” this public awareness campaign reminds people of all ages that good oral health can help us live a longer, healthier life.

Getting Back to Dental Hygiene During the Pandemic

March 5, 2021

According to a national poll conducted by Abacus Data for the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), many Canadians have delayed professional dental hygiene care since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Canadian Journal Fills Dental Hygiene Research Gap

February 5, 2021

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH), the peer-reviewed research journal of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), is expanding the global body of oral health knowledge in two important ways.

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?

February 1, 2021

Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to help us recognize, for the fourth year in a row, dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada.

Dental Hygienists Urge Canadians to Say No to Tobacco

January 15, 2021

Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 17–23) by urging all Canadians to stop tobacco use for better oral and overall health.

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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