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Professional people meeting and greetingThe associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.


National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB)
1929 Russell Rd., Suite 322
Ottawa ON   K1G 4G3   Canada
Phone : +1-613-260-8156
Email : [email protected]

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
96 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa ON   K2G 1B6   Canada
Phone : +1-613-224-5515
Email : [email protected]

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Provincial regulatory bodies

College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta (CRDHA)
8657-51 Avenue, Suite 206
Edmonton AB   T6E 6A8   Canada
Phone : +1-780-465-1756
Email : [email protected]

British Columbia
College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia (CDHBC)
645 Fort Street, Suite 219
Victoria BC   V8W 1G2   Canada
Phone : +1-250-383-4101
Email : [email protected]

College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM)
109-420 Des Meurons Street
Winnipeg MB   R2H 2N9   Canada
Phone : +1-204-219-2678
Email : [email protected]

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS)
P.O. Box 488, Stn. A
520 King Street, Suite 820
Fredericton NB   E3B 4Z9   Canada
Phone : +1-506-452-8575
Email : [email protected]

Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland & Labrador Dental Board (NLDB)
139 Water Street, 6th Flr.
St. John’s NL   A1C 1B2   Canada
Phone : +1-709-579-2391
Email : [email protected]

Northwest Territories
Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320, CST-8
Yellowknife NT   X1A 2L9   Canada
Phone : +1-867-920-8058
Email : samantha_va[email protected]

Nova Scotia
Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia (PDBNS)
1559 Brunswick St., Suite 102
Halifax NS   B3J 2G1   Canada
Phone : 902-420-0083
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 390
Kugluktuk NU   X0B 0E0   Canada
Phone : +1-867-982-7672
Email : [email protected]

College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO)
69 Bloor St. E., Suite 300
Toronto ON   M4W 1A9   Canada
Phone : 416-961-6234
Email : [email protected]

Ordre des hygiénistes dentaires du Québec (OHDQ)
1155, rue University, Bureau 1212
Montréal QC   H3B 3A7   Canada
Phone : 514-284-7639
Email : [email protected]

Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association (SDHA)
114-3502 Taylor Street East
Saskatoon SK   S7H 5H9   Canada
Phone : 306-931-7342
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing, Department of Community Services, Government of Yukon
P.O. Box 2703, (C-5)
Whitehorse YT   Y1A 2C6   Canada
Phone : +1-867-667-5111
Email : [email protected]

Immigrant networks

Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:

  • create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
  • provide opportunities for their members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals

Activities of these networks include networking events, mentoring, information sessions, professional development opportunities such as workshops, speaker events and training and connections to employment opportunities.

Nova Scotia
isans: Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
isans helps newcomer professionals with their full economic and social integration in the province of Nova Scotia.

Professional Immigrant Networks (TRIEC)