BCDHA & CDA Alliance

The professional association for BC Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists and Certified Dental Assistants; providing member access to a growing, vibrant community of experts and colleagues.

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News, updates, and events

2023-2024 membership registration open January 9

Registration for the 2023–2024 BCDHA/CDHA membership period will open on January 9!

CDHA is now collecting your provincial and national association dues directly rather than through the college, as has been done in the past.

Virtual Study Club

The Virtual Study Club is a monthly webinar-style presentation that provides important skills and CE for dental hygienists, certified dental assistants, and dental therapists in British Columbia.

Cost: $50 for 8 CE credits

Online format

Meeting are held on the third Wednesday in September, November, February, and April.


Every Child Matters T-Shirt

All proceeds from the sales of these t-shirts goes to our Indigenous Elder in Residence program.

To supporting the work that Elder Sheila Nyman does for our community as we make progress towards truly decolonizing healthcare practices here and across Canada.


Featured Info

CDA Alliance Coffee Chat – First Wednesday of Every Month at 7PM

CDA Alliance Coffee Chat – First Wednesday of Every Month at 7PM

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM for a virtual Coffee Chat to learn more about the BCDHA-CDA Alliance.  The CDA Steering Committee of the CDA Alliance, our Executive Director, and some of our staff will be on hand to provide information and answer any questions you may have.

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Members Only: Employment Law Webinar with Lia Moody

Members Only: Employment Law Webinar with Lia Moody


Please enjoy the replay of the video webinar on employment law featuring Vancouver-based employment lawyer Lia Moody.

In this wide-ranging 90 minute Q&A Lia addresses many questions directly from BCDHA members about workplace safety, contract and salary concerns, mat leave details, and much more.

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BCDHA is proud to offer our members access to an assortment of public education materials and exclusive discounts with various sponsors.


Member Grants are available yearly for those needing help with their initiative to promote the dental hygiene profession.

To recognize outstanding members, BCDHA offers three awards.

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Visit the BCDHA Store for Independent Practice Resources, Refresher Modules and nametags. Check back often as we continually add new items.


BCDHA’s Comprehensive Refresher Program modules provide study aids for hygienists to both prepare for the CDHBC’s QAP Assessment Tool, and to address individual learning goals. Learn More


If you have identified an emerging or important issue that you believe BCDHA should be aware of, please fill in the Issues Report Form (IRF). See the link below to bring it to our attention.

Directory of Hygienists – Independent, Mobile, Clinical Practice

Are you looking for a dental hygienist in your community? Are you homebound and need a dental hygienist to pay a visit? BCDHA has created this directory to help you. As a dental hygienist, you can add your information to this directory.



BCDHA has created a list of complimentary webinars for members to view.


BCDHA has created a directory to help dental hygienists find a study club in their area.


Check out this directory to find or post continuing education events or opportunities.


British Columbia Dental Hygienists’ Association

Suite 307-9600 Cameron St.
Burnaby, BC V3J 7N3
Tel: 604.415.4559