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College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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The College of Dental Hygienists

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) is the regulatory body for over 13,000 registered dental hygienists in Ontario.

The CDHO regulates the dental hygiene profession by setting the requirements to be registered as a dental hygienist and establishing practice standards for safe, ethical care for all Ontarians through:

  • Rigorous certification;
  • Ongoing knowledge building;
  • Quality assurance activities;
  • Articulating and promoting practice standards;
  • Establishing requirements for entry to practice; and
  • Enforcing practice standards and professional conduct.

 

The College of Dental Hygienists