The College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM) is a professional regulatory body mandated by the provincial government under The Dental Hygienists Act. The directive of the College is to carry out its activities and govern its members in a manner that serves and protects the public interest.
In protecting the public, the College ensures that dental hygienists are educated to perform safe and appropriate dental hygiene services and that they follow the practice standards set by the College.
In order to practice dental hygiene in Manitoba, a person must be registered with the CDHM.
CDHM Mission Statement: Regulating dental hygiene practice, ensuring competent and ethical provision of care for all Manitobans.
CDHM Vision Statement: To contribute to the growth of the dental hygiene profession in Manitoba by advancing the profession, including increased access to dental hygiene care.