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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Upcoming Elections in Districts 4, 7 and 8 – November 21, 2018

Become a Council Member

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) is now accepting nominations for eligible registrants to serve on the College Council in the electoral District 4 (the regional municipalities of York and Metropolitan Toronto), District 7 (the territorial districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Muskoka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Sudbury and Timiskaming) and District 8 (the territorial districts of Rainy River, Thunder Bay and Kenora). There are two positions open for District 4 and one position each for District 7 and 8. 

The election will take place on November 21, 2018.

The term of office for these electoral positions will be 3 years, from January 2019 to December 2021. 

Should you wish to run for election or nominate another eligible registrant in your electoral district, please download the complete nomination package of the District of your choice provided below: 

Original nomination forms and required supporting documentation must be complete and returned to the College no later than 1:30 p.m. EST Monday, October 22, 2018.

Need More Info?

For more information regarding the district elections, academic selection, eligibility to run/vote, nominations, terms of office and electoral districts, please refer to the associated documentation provided below: 

Should you have any other questions, please contact the office of the Registrar at 416-961-6234, ext. 223, or email

Become a part of Dental Hygiene Regulation

Why Get Involved?
Members of Council and committees make decisions that are in the public interest and further the College’s mandate of regulating the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario. By participating in the election, either as a candidate
or through voting, you are influencing the future of dental hygiene practice and regulation in Ontario.  By standing for election/selection, registrants have the opportunity to join a committed group of dental hygienists and government-appointed public members on Council who work together to safeguard the public interest and to uphold the standard of care that dental hygienists provide to
their clients.