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 Board Nominations Now Open!

Join the BCDHA Board of Directors and help advance the dental hygiene profession in British Columbia!

BCDHA is seeking four new directors for three year terms as follows:

Please click the links below to view and fill out the Nomination Forms.

The Vancouver Island and Interior BC nominees must currently practice in their respective geographic area and will be voted on by members who also reside and practice within that respective geographic region.


BCDHA Website Members-Only as of April 3, 2023

BCDHA.com will be available to current members only as of April 3, 2023.

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

Celebrating PDC 2023

Pacific Dental Conference took place during a beautiful, sunny few days in early March. Thousands of hygienists and CDAs from across western Canada converged on the convention center for the first time since the onset of the Pandemic. Check out our video for some shots of the action.


Featured Info


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.


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 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