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January 5, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Advise: Make 2015 Your Year for Improved Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The start 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 choices about

December 10, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports the Inuit Oral Health Action Plan

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Healthier teeth are leading to healthier lives across Inuit Nunangat, thanks to Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s continued commitment to oral health. The latest initiative of Healthy Teeth, Healthy Lives: The Inuit Oral Health Action Plan saw the distribution of Inuit-specific handouts

November 18, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Universal Children’s Day: Dental Hygienists Support the Right to Good Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On November 20, dental hygienists across Canada will celebrate Universal Children’s Day and reconfirm their commitment to promoting and protecting children’s rights, including the right to good oral and overall health, education, and freedom from harm. While much progress has

November 3, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

As Canadians mark National Diabetes Awareness Month this November, and World Diabetes Day on November 14, members of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association remind us that oral health professionals are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to

October 27, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

How Sweet It Is – Proper Dental Hygiene at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to be BEWARE of cavities on October 31 and beyond. Halloween treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase

October 8, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Mandy Hayre, at its recent annual general meeting in Moncton, New Brunswick.  Mandy hails from British Columbia and joins president-elect Donna Scott (Yukon, Nunavut,

October 2, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

One Year Later, Symposium Outcomes Continue to Drive Change in Dental Hygiene Profession

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

The “Transforming Dental Hygiene Education: Proud Past, Unlimited Future” symposium — a collaborative event convened by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), the Santa Fe Group and the ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health (IOH) — took place a year ago,

October 2, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Forge Important Partnerships with Dental Industry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) believes in working with dental industry leaders to enhance both the dental hygiene profession and oral health overall.  CDHA is committed to growing successful partnerships with these companies who are global frontrunners in innovative

October 1, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Partner for Fifth Consecutive Year to Promote Good Oral Health During National Dental Hygiene Month 2014

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

Collaborating for the fifth consecutive year during October for National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, the makers of Orbit® sugar-free gum, are again showcasing their commitment to educate the

September 29, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Oral Health for Older Adults

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On October 1, Canadians will honour and celebrate the older adults whose mentoring, leadership, and volunteerism have shaped the nation.  National Seniors Day is also a perfect opportunity for dental hygienists to remind this vital segment of our population of

September 25, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

ADHA Partners with Other Dental Leaders in Image Gently Campaign

by About the American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to announce its support and involvement as a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, the Image Gently Alliance. Today, the Alliance is expanding its scope to the oral

September 11, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

CDHA Celebrates Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize eighteen 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. Since

August 25, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Strategies to help the teenage patient achieve greater success with oral hygiene

by Surgical Restorative Resources

We were all teenagers at one time: stubborn, dramatic, self-absorbed, “all-knowing,” etc. Teenage patients in a dental practice can be some of the hardest to work with. They typically have poor oral hygiene, may be in full orthodontics, and can

August 13, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

What’s the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don’t agree

by Medical News Today

Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is ‘unacceptably inconsistent’, finds new UCL research. The study, published in the British Dental Journal, looked at the brushing advice given by dental associations across ten

May 27, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Summer Travel…Do Not Forget Dental Hygiene!

by Marielaina Perrone DDS

Summer is just around the corner which means school is out and traveling for many families. It is easy to overlook dental hygiene when on the road and forget to pack the essentials to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Below

April 23, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

NFL Greats Turn To Dentists For Sleep Apnea Treatment As A Result Of Pro Player Health Alliance Recent Awareness Efforts

by PRWeb

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy

April 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Smokers’ taste buds ‘do not allow them to taste bitterness of coffee’

by Medical News Today

Though conventional pairing has cigarettes and coffee going together, researchers have found that the toxic chemicals in tobacco may hamper taste bud regeneration, resulting in smokers not being able to adequately taste the bitterness of their regular cup of joe.

April 8, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygiene for Life Video Celebrates National Dental Hygienists Week

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA)

In honour of National Dental Hygienists Week™, April 6-12, which kicked off today, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Associatoin (CDHA) is pleased to launch a new “Dental Hygiene for Life” promotional video highlighting the role of dental hygienists and the importance

March 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Embrace Your Oral Health April 6-12: National Dental Hygienists Week

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 6–12.  Sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), a national organization representing more than

March 17, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On March 20, oral health professionals in 75 countries around the world will celebrate healthy smiles as part of World Oral Health Day (WOHD). Organized by the World Dental Federation, this annual event is designed to raise awareness of the