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College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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Standards of Practice Regarding Emergency Situations

Toronto | Aug 30, 2011

Dental hygienists in Ontario, regardless of practice setting, are required to adhere to the CDHO regulations and standards. As self-regulated health care professionals, dental hygienists are required to assess their working environment, their client base and the risks involved regarding dental hygiene interventions. Each dental hygienist must make those determinations for her or his self every day.

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