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August 19, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

Statement from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association on the Safety of Non-Essential Dental Procedures

by CDHA

On August 3, the World Health Organization (WHO) advised that “routine non-essential oral health care—which usually includes oral health check-ups, dental cleanings and preventive care—be delayed until there has been sufficient reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates from community transmission to

June 4, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

Returning to Work

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) has developed the following interim guidance for dental hygienists considering a return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. CDHA’s best practice recommendations are based, first and foremost, on ensuring safety for dental hygienists, their

May 25, 2020 News News

COVID-19 Update for CDHA Members

by CDHA

Return to Work Guidance A comprehensive downloadable Return to Work Handbook, including questions to ask your employer, is now available for CDHA members. This handbook complements the Return to Work webpage providing interim guidance for dental hygienists considering a return

October 31, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Offer Tooth-Friendly Tricks & Treats For Halloween

by CDHA

As witches and wizards prepare to haunt neighbourhoods across Canada on October 31, dental hygienists urge us all to be mindful of warding off cavities on Halloween night. While the new Canada’s Food Guide emphasizes sugar reduction for good overall

October 17, 2019 News News

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize several individuals for their outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, the national association, research, and knowledge translation. “Our 2019 award winners have achieved much in their professional and personal

October 16, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by Canadian Dental Hygienist Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Leanne Huvenaars, at its recent national conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Leanne is from Saskatchewan and joins president-elect Tiffany Ludwicki (Newfoundland and

September 30, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Call For Exemption On Treatment Of Spouses

by CDHA

In response to recent media coverage of an Ontario registered dental hygienist who lost his appeal to the Ontario Divisional Court to have his 5-year licence revocation for treating his wife overturned, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA) is strongly urging

September 28, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Meet In Newfoundland To Share Clinical And Research Expertise

by CDHA

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from October 3 to 5 to share leading-edge research and clinical and teaching experiences at the biennial national conference hosted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA).

September 25, 2019 News News

Middle Sackville Dental Hygienist Recognized Nationally

by Hants Journal

In early 2019, Canadians were asked to nominate a dental hygienist for the Canadian Dental Hygiene Superhero contest. The second annual event measured candidates by “client focus, social responsibility, leadership, integrity, respect and transparency.” Nominators were invited to write about

August 1, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygiene Superhero Unmasked

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

From an impressive field of 856 deserving nominees from across Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its second annual dental hygiene superhero competition. This remarkable field of nominees was narrowed to 20

April 12, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Expansion Of Dental Services To Low-Income Seniors A Strong Improvement For Oral Care In Ontario Say Dental Hygienists

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is applauding a move by the Ontario government to expand dental care for low-income seniors in the province. The investment of $90 million will see new services provided as early as summer 2019. “We

March 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Sugar Free Smiles

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

March is Nutrition Month in Canada and a perfect opportunity to rethink our daily food and beverage choices for improved oral and overall health. Dental hygienists have been telling us for years that the more sugar we eat, the worse

January 9, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to support our second annual competition to recognize dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada. Championed by your oral health defender CDHA and sponsored by Sensodyne®, we’re looking for

November 2, 2018 News News

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize a number of individuals for their outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, the national association, research, and knowledge translation. “Our 2018 award winners have set high goals and achieved

July 25, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Celebrate Longstanding Partnerships with Dental

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) believes in working with dental industry leaders to advance both the dental hygiene profession and the oral health of Canadians. The association recognizes the role that these global frontrunners in innovative oral health care

July 11, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygiene Superhero Unmasked

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

From an impressive field of 818 deserving nominees, representing every province and territory in Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its inaugural dental hygiene superhero competition. This remarkable field of nominees was

March 12, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

2018 World Oral Health Day: “Think Mouth, Think Health”

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On March 20, Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.org).  Using the theme “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health,” this public awareness campaign highlights the important connection between oral and overall health. 

January 29, 2018 News Dental HygieneNewsOral cancer

CDHA Urges Hygienists to Remind Patients of Oral Cancer Screening

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

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. The Canadian Cancer Society

January 3, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

CDHA Recognizing Dental Hygienists as “Superheroes”

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

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. Championed by your oral health defender CDHA and sponsored by Sensodyne®, we’re looking for the

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Support Improved Oral Health Programs for Indigenous Peoples

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to see that the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada focus on the importance of oral health programs for First Nations and Inuit peoples. This matter is close to the heart