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The College of Dental Hygienists

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario is the regulatory body for over 12,500 registered dental hygienists in Ontario.

The CDHO regulates the dental hygiene profession by setting the requirements to be registered as a dental hygienist and establishing practice standards for safe, ethical care for all Ontarians through: rigorous certification; ongoing knowledge building; quality assurance activities; articulating and promoting practice standards; establishing requirements for entry-to-practice; and enforcing practice standards and professional conduct.

Mission Statement
The mission of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario is to regulate the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

La mission de l'Ordre des hygiénistes dentaires de l'Ontario consiste à réglementer l'exercice de la profession d'hygiène dentaire de sorte à favoriser l'état de santé global et la sécurité du public ontarien.









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