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October 25, 2022 News Dental HygieneDental IndustryNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Anne Caissie, at its virtual annual general meeting on Saturday, October 22. Anne is from New Brunswick and joins president-elect Francine Trudeau (Quebec), past

September 14, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

CDHA Response to Today’s PM Announcement on the Canada Dental Benefit

by CDHA

Wendy Stewart, CDHA’s President has issued the following statement in a response to today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, that the government is moving forward on dental care by providing direct, tax-free payments to qualifying families who earn $90,000 or

June 14, 2022 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Releases Policy Paper on a National Oral Health Care Plan for Canadian Seniors

by CDHA

In a policy paper, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is calling on the Government of Canada to commit $2 billion over five years to provincial and territorial governments to deliver a pan-Canadian oral health program that would give Canadian seniors,

April 12, 2022 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

CDHA Applauds Government’s Support of Increased Access to Oral Health Care

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), representing more than 20,000 dental hygienists working across the country, welcomes the federal budget tabled by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland in the House of Commons on April 7. The

March 23, 2022 News NewsOral Health

CDHA Applauds LPC and NDP for Prioritizing Oral Health Care in Agreement

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of an agreement reached between the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party that prioritizes a new oral health care program for low-income Canadians, including

October 21, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by CDHA

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. Wendy is from Nova Scotia and joins president-elect Anne Marie Caissie (New

June 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

CDHA and Dental Industry Partner for Success

by CDHA

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. CDHA recognizes how important these partnerships are

March 18, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by CDHA

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

March 4, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Getting Back to Dental Hygiene During the Pandemic

by CDHA

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. The poll of 2000 adults, conducted between January 15 and 18,

February 5, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?

by CDHA

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. Championed by your oral health defender CDHA and sponsored by Sensodyne®,

October 7, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Tiffany Ludwicki, at its virtual annual general meeting on Saturday, October 3. Tiffany is from Newfoundland and Labrador and joins president-elect Wendy Stewart (Nova

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 16, 2020 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists and Dental Industry: A Partnership for Progress

by CDHA

As we navigate these challenging times, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is deeply appreciative of the amazing dedication and commitment of our new and long-time dental industry partners. CDHA is grateful for these professional partnerships, which yield so many

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).