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 Update

 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 Dates


Save the dates May and Oct 20 Updated Mar 27

CDHNS AGM - May 9th, 2020

Due to the current pandemic situation, the original venue has cancelled bookings for a period of time that includes our scheduled date, May 09, 2020. We are looking for alternative virtual delivery options for the current date and will keep you updated as soon as we have further information.

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

For further details, go to AGM May 2020

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 will 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.

We look forward to seeing you at both events!






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