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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

December 5, 2017 News Oral Health

Monarch Vinyl Upholstery Cleaner by Air Techniques Receives High Reviews

by Air Techniques, Inc.

Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, received stellar reviews for Monarch Vinyl Upholstery Cleaner. The upholstery cleaner was evaluated by 12 dental professionals. This Peer-to-Peer product evaluation was conducted by Dental Product Shopper. Monarch Vinyl

PANDAS
November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

PANDAS: A Story of Molecular Mimicry

by Anne Bosy, M.Sc, M.Ed, RRDH

Background PANDAS is an acronym for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections. This is a condition that affects a small group of children resulting in a sudden and abrupt onset of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) symptoms. In the

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygienePaediatric DentistrySleep apnea

Managing Sleep Apnea for the Pediatric Patient

by Susan Woodley, RDH and Lee Somerville, RDH, MS

Have you ever experienced listening to a grandparent, a parent or a spouse snoring so loud you couldn’t sleep? No matter how hard you tried to ignore it, that’s all you could focus on. Then suddenly, sweet silence! You breathe

November 11, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Help and Show Support for World Diabetes Day

by Oral Health

On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to the Canadian Diabetes

July 25, 2016 News Dental HygieneOral Health

Barrie hygienist develops way to help autistic patients

by Cheryl Browne, The Barrie Examiner

When Colleen Leduc’s patients enter her room, she dims the fluorescents and hits the sparkly lights switch. As a dental hygienist and a mother of 19-year-old Victoria, her non-verbal autistic daughter, Leduc knows getting people with intellectual disabilities to even

January 11, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Urge You to Commit to Good Oral Health in 2016

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

(Ottawa, ON), The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to set new personal and professional goals. While many of us focus on self-improvement after the holidays, dental hygienists remind Canadians not to overlook oral health when making

December 1, 2015 News DentistryGeriatric DentistryOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by Oral Health

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Donna Scott, at its annual general meeting in Victoria, British Columbia, on October 31. Donna hails from Yukon and joins president-elect Gerry Cool (Alberta),