ODHA Website > Media

1. ODHA Media Spokespersons

Margaret Carter, Executive Director -T. 1.800.315.6342 * F. 905.681.3922 * e-mail: [email protected]

Ann Guiden, President – e-mail: [email protected]; Appointment Notice

2. ODHA History at a Glance –

Detailed History

  • 2013 – ODHA celebrates its 50th anniversary
  • 2007– Dental hygiene acheived 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.

3. ODHA Objectives and issues


4. Releases/articles

Position on water fluoridation


Independent Practice

5. Backgrounder:

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 7 – Gift From the Heart, a dental hygiene volunteer event held across Canada

April – Oral Health Month

April 7-13 – National Dental Hygienists Week™

October 14-20 – 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

Childrens Oral Health Initiative (COHI)

Dental hygiene education

Dental hygienist at work

Healthy Smiles Ontario

How to brush instruction

How to brush instruction 2

Independent practice – New business of the year award


Professional development