The College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia (CDHBC) regulates the practice of over 3,400 dental hygienists in BC. The mandate of the College is to ensure dental hygiene practice is carried on in the best interests of the public. The CDHBC sets practice standards, a code of ethics and quality assurance requirements. For more information, please contact:

The College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia
Suite 600, 3795 Carey Road
Victoria, BC
V8Z 6T8
Phone: (250) 383-4101
Toll free within BC: 1-800-778-8277
Fax: (250) 383-4144

In order to register with the College of Dental Hygienists of BC, you must have certification from the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board. The purpose of this certification is to provide a national standard for assessment of candidates for entry into the practice of dental hygiene and to facilitate portability between the dental hygiene regulatory authorities in all Canadian jurisdictions. For further information, please contact:

National Dental Hygiene Certification Board
#322 – 1929 Russell Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4G3
Phone: (613) 260-8156
Fax: (613) 260-8511