RESOURCE CENTRE

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FOR CDHNS MEMBERS

The CDHNS Resource Centre offers many types of materials to assist dental hygienists in their profession and in continued learning. The Resource Centre provides educational and promotional materials. These materials are available to members of the CDHNS who wish to provide outreach services to their community. Advance notice is appreciated so we can prepare the items and get them out to you in a timely manner.  

Resource Centre

Resources include:

  • Poster displays
  • National Dental HygienistsTM Week information
  • Kits for teaching at schools
  • Toothbrushes
  • CDHNS Promotional Banner
  • Pamphlets and Fact Sheets on various oral health topics
  • Children’s books and activity sheets
  • Dental stickers
  • Large dentition models and oversized toothbrushes

 Want more materials? CDHA also provides a range of fact sheets and materials for dental hygienists to provide to their clients.

 

BRUSHING UP ON MOUTH CARE

On December 4, 2018, the Brushing up on Mouth Care website was relaunched after being redesigned. This website has a suite of updated open access resources to support the delivery of optimum daily mouth care for those who may be dependent on others for their care. This includes a link to Nova Scotia Dept of Health and Wellness’s Long-Term Care Requirements (including oral care). There are sections for health care professionals, administrators, educators and family/care givers. Check it out at http://brushingup.ca/ 

The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia has commissioned a White Paper on Prevent More to Treat LessEmail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia's Council has released a Position on Tooth Bleaching/Whitening

What should the Nova Scotia public know about whitening their teeth?  Please read the College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia Position on Tooth Bleaching/Whitening 

PUBLIC ACCESS TO EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

If you are a member of a public service organization (eg. Girl Guides, seniors’ residence, day care centre) and you are interested in accessing the educational resources of the CDHNS, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information. A dental hygienist in your area may be available to provide an oral health information session.

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