February 20, 2024 – CJDH 2024 Position Paper on Aerosol Reduction

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene recently (2024) published a joint position statement from the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association (CDHA) and the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) on Aerosol-generating Procedures and Associated Control/Mitigation Measures. Click the abstract below to review the findings:

January 05, 2024 – MDA Radiation Protection E-Alert

The recent “Safety Code 30 – Radiation Protection in Dentistry” E-Alert from MDA can be reviewed below; of specific note for CDHM registrants is 1. Assessing the Need for Personal Dosimeters. This notice is provided to registrants as information should a discussion arises in a place of employment around the use of dosimeters. Jan 2024 […] Read More

Dec 13 – Winter News Short 2023

Winter means snow, hot chocolate and the Winter edition of the CDHM News! Happy Holidays from the CDHM! Click – here – to review the latest News from the CDHM.

Dec 11 – Seniors Dental Benefit

Good Afternoon The Federal Minister of Labour and Seniors, Seamus O’Regan Jr. announced today that the Seniors Dental Benefit will be available to Canadian residents with a household income under $90,000.00 and no private insurance. Applications to receive the benefit are set to open next week for seniors over the age of 87; however, appointments […] Read More

Oct 24 – Virtual Continuing Competency Opportunity from CDHNS

The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia (CDHNS) will be hosting a virtual Continuing Competency event  – Tools for the Dental Hygienist Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ADT (Note: ADT is 2 hours ahead of Manitoba CST) *Courses can be applied to CDHM CCP submissions.

Oct 13 – Fall CDHM News Short

Fall is here and frost is on the way! Lots of News from CDHM is attached, we hope you enjoy the read. Click here – Fall 2023 Kind Regards, Arlynn

August 30 – Notice of 2023 CDHM AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM) will take place on: Date:        Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 Time:        7:00 – 8:00pm Location:  Virtually via Zoom  RSVP Required To Register: Please sign onto the CDHM website and click on the ‘My Profile’ sidebar. At […] Read More

Jun 19 – Good News- Ministerial Announcement

The Manitoba Minister of Health, Audrey Gordon, has approved CDHM’s request for the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council to be designated under Section 2(1)(c) of the Dental Hygienists Regulation under the Dental Hygienists Act. This approval enables dental hygienists to provide services in the following six First Nations member communities of the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council. […] Read More

Jun 12 – Call For Nominations

Click for more information about the Call for Nominations Click to download the Call for Nominations Forms Are you interested in being a part of a dynamic group of people who lead the CDHM? CDHM Council is presently accepting nominations for two positions. Candidates must be Registered Dental Hygienists. Council meets five to six times […] Read More

Mar 28 – Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunity: CBCT Techniques Course Available at University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has redeveloped the Cone Beam Radiology Technique Certification course for RDH training to include more pre-study with the full day in-person course.  Review the course objectives and consider including CBCT training and study as part of your continuing education development and focus for the upcoming year. This course will […] Read More

Mar 20 – Take the Survey Today! “To PAR or not to PAR?”

In our continued efforts to create a Continuing Competency program (CCP) that demonstrates competency and satisfies the competency program requirement in the Dental Hygienists Act, the CDHM is re-visiting the Professional Activity Record (PAR) component of the CC Program. We have created a short survey to gather feedback from you, the registrants, which will inform […] Read More

Jan 10 – FDHRC Research and Committee Opportunities

Looking for a new challenge within your profession? Check out these two opportunities with the Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators of Canada (FDHRC)! 1. The FDHRC seeks a consultant to conduct a scoping review and an environmental scan. The scoping review should answer the following question: What evidence exists to support the effectiveness of Orofacial Myofunctional […] Read More

Dec 19 – IMPORTANT Registration Renewal Information

It is a busy time of year; below are a few reminders from the office of the CDHM: The Registration Renewal deadline is closing in. December 31st is the last day to complete your registration for 2023, leaving 15 days to complete your registration renewal to avoid a late fee of $200.00. If you hold […] Read More