The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia

The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia exists so that, in the best interest of the public, the practice of dental hygiene is effectively regulated and the integrity of the profession is supported through the cost-effective stewardship of resources.

Important Updates

As per public health recommendations, all CDHNS staff members will be working remotely as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

All essential services will be provided by College staff remotely until further notice. Essential services include licencing dental hygienists, addressing complaints, and responding to imminent practitioner standards of practice concerns, including issues around client safety. We appreciate everyone's understanding as we work to respond in a timely, informed manner as this situation unfolds rapidly. 

Please go to the CONTACT page for further information.


Save the Date

Save the dates Oct 20 Updated May 11

CDHNS Full Day CC Event – October 17, 2020

The CDHNS is pleased to offer a full-day (6 credit hours) Continuing Competency Event on Saturday, October 17th, 2020. The event is currently scheduled to be held at the Shining Waters Marina, located at 148 Nautical Way, Tantallon, NS.

We have a great line up of speakers scheduled to present. Space is limited to this event. Watch for Information on when event registration opens.

More details to follow at a later date.

The CDHNS is prepared to respond to a changing environment around this pandemic that may include limitations on gatherings, or other recommendations or requirements.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!


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