Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

October 11, 2006 12:04 ET

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 11, 2006) - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) joins dental hygienists from 23 countries to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH). On October 11, 2006, dental hygienists from around the world will be united in their common cause to promote oral health.

Over the past 20 years, the IFDH has increased its membership to 24 countries and successfully collaborated with member countries to co-host international symposia on dental hygiene. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association is honoured to cohost the next IFDH symposium, in Toronto, Ontario, on July 19-21, 2007.

CDHA is the authoritative voice for oral health in Canada. We support dental hygienists in their role as prevention professionals. You can find oral health information for parents, children, and teachers on the CDHA web site at www.preventionprofessionals.ca or visit Smile City at: http://www.smilecity.ca/ . Click on the links to access:

- interactive and fun ways to learn about oral health.

- activity sheets, games and tips for children.

- tips and fact sheets on the latest key oral health issues.


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