1. ODHA Media Spokespersons
2. ODHA History at a Glance
- 2013 – ODHA celebrates its 50th anniversary
- 2007– Dental hygiene achieved independence. The Dental Hygiene Act (1991) was amended allowing dental hygienists the freedom to provide their services outside the dental office.
- 1993 – The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario became the governing body for Ontario dental hygienists.
- 1988 – ODHA celebrated 25 years.
- 1963 – The ODHA formed.
- In 1947, Ontario became the ﬁrst province to legally recognize dental hygiene with the amendment of the Dentistry Act (1911). The ﬁrst dental hygiene program in Canada was offered in September 1951 at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry with five students registering for the 2-year program. Click to read a detailed history.
- Dental Hygiene and Oral Health
- Dental hygiene: Keeping mouths healthy – for a lifetime
- Open Wide! A Window to Good Health
- Oral Health Facts
6. Schedule of Events
- April 4, 2020 – Gift From the Heart, a dental hygiene volunteer event held across Canada (This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 outbreak)
- April – Oral Health Month
- April 4-10, 2020 – National Dental Hygienists Week™
- October 20-26, 2019 – Ontario Dental Hygiene Week
- ODHA Re-energize Provincial Conference, held every other year, next one is September 25-26, 2020
- 30 second radio spot
- Video: Keep Your Mouth Healthy
7. Photo images
- Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI)
- Dental hygiene education
- Dental hygienist at work 1
- Dental hygienist at work 2
- Healthy Smiles Ontario
- How to brush instruction
- How to brush instruction 2
- Independent practice – Mobile dental hygiene care
- Professional development 1
- Professional development 2