RESOURCE CENTRE

dental

 

 

 

 

AVAILABLE TO ALL CDHNS REGISTRANTS

The CDHNS Resource Centre offers many types of resources to assist dental hygienists in their profession and in continued learning. The resource centre offers a variety of both educational and promotional materials. These materials are available to registrants of the CDHNS who wish to provide outreach services to their community.  

Resources include (while supplies last):

  • Toothbrushes (adult and children)
  • Floss (adult and children)
  • Sample toothpaste
  • Pamphlets and fact sheets on various oral health topics
  • Children's activity sheets
  • Large dentition models and overized toothbrushes (available for loan)
  • Children's dental kits for school presentations
  • Variety of children's items such as pencils, tooth savers, stickers, tattoos

 Requests for resources can be made to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Advance notice is appreciated so that we can prepare the items and get them to you in a timely manner.

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 Less

 

In 2013, the College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia's Council 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.