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October 26, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

 The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize 20 leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene, the national association, and to the overall health and well-being of the Canadian public.  

October 20, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Meet to Explore Oral Health Care and Research

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in Victoria, British Columbia, from October 2931 to share leading-edge research, clinical experiences, and knowledge at the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association’s (CDHA) biennial national conference. Celebrating 52 years as a professional association, CDHA

October 5, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

National Dental Hygiene Month

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

For the sixth consecutive year, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program (WOHP) have partnered together for National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) to promote oral health awareness and celebrate the impact dental hygienists have in

September 22, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports Health Action Lobby’s Call to Action on Health Care – The Canadian Way

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) joins other members of Canada’s Health Action Lobby (HEAL) to remind federal leaders that Canadians want government to make the challenges facing our health-care system a priority. Public opinion research consistently reveals that Canadians

September 3, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Removing the Smoke Screen: Dental Hygienists Call for Government Action on E-Cigarettes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all levels of government to take steps to minimize the potential negative public health consequences of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), particularly for youth. In its recently released Position Statement on E-Cigarettes, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

August 24, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Support Taxpayers and Improve Oral Care Outcomes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all federal parties to commit to addressing the costly issue of limited access to preventive oral care in Canada. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) says that inadequate government supports for dental treatment and oral

June 24, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Honors Dental Hygiene Profession’s Best at Center for Lifelong Learning at the 92nd Annual Session

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

The nation’s leading organization for dental hygienists highlights the work and service of the profession’s finest during its annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. More than 2,100 individuals gathered in Nashville, Tenn., June 17-23, 2015, for the 2015 American Dental Hygienists’

June 17, 2015 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Launches Oral Health Website for the Public

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

 The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to announce the launch of www.dentalhygienecanada.ca— a website containing a wealth of information for the general public about dental hygiene and oral health. The site features oral health facts and FAQs, information

June 16, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

All-new ADHA/Henry Schein Innovation Center Debuts During the ADHA Center for Lifelong Learning at the 92nd Annual Session

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

 The American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Henry Schein again partner together to showcase the latest technologies and advancements in dental hygiene at the profession’s largest gathering in the U.S. On June 19, 2015, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), in

May 15, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

New Report from National Center for Health Statistics Emphasizes Need for Improvement in Preventive Oral Health Care

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

The ADHA agrees that the outcomes found in a newly released NCHS report underscore the need to increase and improve preventive measures to reduce incidence of dental caries. A recently released National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data brief details

May 4, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Support Improved Health Services to Remote First Nations Communities

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to see that the 2015 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada focus on the critical issue of access to health services and medical transportation for remote First Nations communities. This

April 28, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

ADHA Supports New Community Water Fluoridation Recommendation Issued by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

by Oral Health

Continued use of community water fluoridation aligns directly with the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s mission to help improve the public’s oral and overall health. Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final Public Health

March 30, 2015 News Dental HygieneGeneral PracticeOral Health

Your dental hygienist wants you to show off a bigger & healthier smile this April

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

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 5–11.  Sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), a national organization representing more than

March 19, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports Federal Investment in Nunavut Health Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds the federal government for its $32 million investment in services to address mental health issues, chronic disease, and children’s oral health in Nunavut.  This funding aims to improve access to care and reduce

March 5, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Celebrate International Women’s Day

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On March 8, dental hygienists across Canada will join in the worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day. First established in 1911, this annual event commemorates women’s achievements while continuing the call for full gender equality in all facets of life.

February 3, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Early Detection of Oral Cancer

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

As active supporters of World Cancer Day (February 4), Canada’s dental hygienists remind us that early detection is key to improving treatment outcomes for oral cancer. World Cancer Day unites the global population in the fight against cancer, which claims

January 28, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Set to Surpass $400,000 of Donated No-Cost Dental Hygiene Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

In celebration of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, Registered dental hygienists across Canada are opening their doors and their hearts on Saturday, February 7, to provide no-cost preventive dental hygiene services, including oral cancer screenings, as part of a national

January 27, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Colgate-Palmolive and CDHA Award 20 Academic Admission Scholarships to Dental Hygiene Students

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)& Colgate-Palmolive

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the education of dental hygiene professionals, Colgate-Palmolive has established anannual academic admission scholarship, administered in partnership with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), to assist students enrolled in dental hygiene programs. The

January 21, 2015 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology to Host Technology-focused Conference in Chicago

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Dental team collaboration, shared learning are among event highlights The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 2015. This year’s theme, “Embracing Technology to Enhance Your Clinical Practice,” will

January 15, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeriatric DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Sooner or Later, Everybody Quits: Dental Hygienists Urge You to Quit Smoking

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

During National Non-Smoking Week (January 18–24), one of Canada’s longest running health promotion initiatives, dental hygienists will remind all Canadians of the need to eliminate tobacco use for better oral and overall health.  While most people know that tobacco use