The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia

In-person visits are limited to essential activities that must be completed in person (e.g., dropping off documents for licensing or audit). The rest of the activities will be conducted virtually. Please review our office reopening plan. An appointment must be scheduled to visit the CDHNS physical location by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. or (902)-444-7241.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Office Closures: Our office will be closed Monday, Feb 20, 2023, for Heritage Day.    

CDHNS Physical Location (and Mailing Address)

Armdale Professional Building
11 – 2625 Joseph Howe Drive
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3L 4G4
Telephone: (902) 444-7241; Fax: (902) 444-7242

Below is the listing of our staff members. We have included a short description of their roles and responsibilities to assist you in contacting the correct person. 

Danielle Graham, CAP, OM
CDHNS Administrative Assistant
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Please email Danielle if you have questions about:

  • Applications (registration, licensing and transfers)
  • Web-postings, (including job postings)
  • Member Portal issues
  • Annual Renewals (payments, invoices, troubleshooting)  

Timelines: 
(1) Documents, web postings, and completed applications for registration/reinstatement and transfer applications from non-practising to practising: Allow 2 weeks for processing.

(2) Email/Voicemail: Allow 1-3 business days (delays may occur if on business travel).

Stacy Bryan, RDH, DipDH, MALead
CDHNS Registrar 
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Please email Stacy if you have questions about:

  • registration, licensing, and renewal, unrelated to application completion
  • scope of practice, standards of practice, and quality assurance questions (e.g., continuing competency and pratice hours)

Kelly Hurlburt, RDH, DipDH, BA Eng
CDHNS Professional Development and Communications Coordinator
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Please contact Kelly for information about CDHNS Study Clubs, the resource centre, newsletter submissions, and for AGM or Continuing Competency (CC) Event organization.  
Please Note: The Professional Development and Communications Coordinator holds a part-time position (3 days per week); emails will be responded to during scheduled work days. 

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