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Peer-Reviewed Research Grants: Call for Proposals

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) is accepting proposals for its 2016-2017 research grant competition. Graduate students are welcome to apply; the deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016, at midnight EST.

Reminder: CDHA Board Award Nominations Open

CDHA’s board of directors celebrates exceptional volunteer service through its award program, recognizing members who have made outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, either in their communities or nationally through the association. Read More.

Colgate–CDHA Dental Hygiene Academic Admission Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 30 recipients of the 2015–2016 Colgate–CDHA scholarship! We wish you success as you continue on your educational journey. The complete list of winners is now available on our website.

Webinar Now On Demand! E-Cigarettes: Exploring the Issues

Are more and more of your clients reporting that they are “vaping”? What’s the deal with e-cigarettes? CDHA’s manager of health policy, Paula Benbow, delves into the topic in our webinar, “E-Cigarettes: Exploring the Issues,” which is now available on demand.

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Trick or Treatment? Dental Hygienists Advise you to Protect Your Oral Health at Halloween

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in CDHA, Media release | 0 comments


Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to beware of treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—that can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase risk of cavities and tooth decay.



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Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in CDHA, Media release, Uncategorized | 0 comments

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.

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MDHA Lecture series and workshops 2015-2016

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in continuing education, MDHA lecture series, MDHA lecture series 2015/2016, professional development, training, workshops | 0 comments

The MDHA is happy to announce a new lecture series and line up of workshops for 2015-2016!

View everything at a glance under “Professional Development” or see it by calendar view under the “Events” tab.

The professional development 2015-2016 postcard will be mailed out soon to members. If it hasn’t arrived, make sure to check with and update your mailing address!

***Please note*** The dates on the postcard are correct, but a few of the days of the week are incorrect. They should be:

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
  • Monday, November 23, 2015
  • Monday, February 8, 2016
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Renew Today!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in CDHA, info | 0 comments



Join or Renew Your CDHA Membership Today


Email, mail or fax:

Print and complete your membership application/renewal form and scan and email to, fax to (613) 224-7283 or mail to 1122 Wellington St. W. Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y7.

Contact CDHA:

Contact CDHA’s membership services team at or call 1-800-267-5235.

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The Search Is On!

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Mentorship | 0 comments


The Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association is in search of Registered Dental Hygienists who would like to become a mentor within the MDHA Mentorship Program.


This program plays a vital role in a Dental Hygiene student’s transition from student to private practice. As a mentor, you will have a lasting impact on your mentee’s educational experience and future in Dental Hygiene.


Your role as a Dental Hygiene mentor would include:

1) A two year commitment (ie. you would remain with your mentee for the duration of their 2 years in the School of Dental Hygiene)

2) Attend an MDHA sponsored evening per term, total of 4 events throughout the 2 years.

3) In first year, your mentee would observe you in practice twice.

4) In second year, your mentee would observe you in practice once.

5) Attend the MDHA graduation breakfast at graduation in late May.

6) Be an available resource for your mentee if they have questions, concerns, or require support throughout their 2 year education.


We would love to have you as part of our Mentorship Program. We invite Dental Hygienists from all walks of the profession – newer grads, established DH’s, specialty practice DH’s, etc. All we ask is that mentors have at least one year of experience in the profession. Keep in mind, volunteering for the Mentorship Program is a great way to tackle some of your Continuing Education Credits, and have fun doing it!


The commitment is small, but the rewards are BIG!

Interested? Have questions? Contact us ASAP as the School of Dental Hygiene’s newest incoming class starts within the next month!

Deadline for new mentors for the Fall 2015 term: Friday, August 7th, 2015.
We are excited to hear from you!

MDHA Mentorship Committee,


Kaleigh Warden, Erin Melendez, Kathy Yerex, and Shauna MacGregor
Contact us by phone or email at: (204)981-7327 or

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