Upcoming CE events sponsored by BCDHA




Are you looking for a study club?.

For a listing of Study Clubs with contact information click here

If you wish to include your study club in this directory, or to update information, please contact Denise Pulice at the BCDHA office: dpulice@bcdha.bc.ca.

Professional Development Opportunities Sponsored by Other Organizations

Click here to view upcoming professional development opportunities

Canadian Mental Health Association




Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. SafeTALK can help people feel more comfortable asking employees, colleagues, clients, friends, or family about suicide. SafeTalk is a 3.5-hour alertness training that can prepare you, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.
Learn to:

  • Identify people who may have thoughts of suicide,
  • Ask them directly about the possibility of suicide, then
  • Connect them to life-saving community support and resources
  • .

Hygienists are in a position of trust. Knowing what to look for, how to ask and what to do can be very important. Learn more here.

Special Olympics BC Launches Training Module for Dental Professionals

Special Olympics BC in conjunction with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association an online course to assist dental professionals at all levels in serving individuals with an Intellectual Disability. Click here for more information.

Resources on Parkinson’s Disease

Do you have a client with Parkinson’s? You may want to review the following resources from Parkinson’s Canada:


The Essential Guide to Infection Control by Hu-Friedy!

This guide is a great refresher on infection control for dental hygienists, even though it is U.S. based, the theory behind infection control is the same. To learn more visit their website here.