The College of Dental
of Nova Scotia

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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.

CDHNS In-Office Protocols

Our business hours are M-F from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. In-person visits are limited to essential activities that must be completed in person e.g., dropping off documents. The rest are conducted virtually. An appointment must be scheduled to visit the CDHNS physical location by contacting or (902)-444-7241. Please review our office reopening plan.

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Registrant Portal (Database) and Email Updates

It is critical that you remain up-to-date by reviewing the important email updates from the CDHNS. If you aren’t receiving our emails, confirm that the email address we have on file is accurate. Additionally, check your spam or junk folder. Ensure that and are set as “safe senders” so that messages are not blocked or removed by your system. If the issue continues, please contact your service provider to see what can be done.