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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Call for Mentors

Toronto | May 01, 2013

The College is looking for dental hygienists who have been authorized to self-initiate, to mentor other dental hygienists under our mentorship program. This is a volunteer position, however, the College will provide you with free training and time spent in training and in mentoring may be used to meet your professional portfolio requirements. You would be responsible for any costs incurred to attend the training workshop.

Interested dental hygienists must be willing to complete approximately 25 hours of learning through a combination of on-line modules, self-reflective assignments and a full-day workshop (sometime this spring or summer). Workshops will be booked in locations through Ontario as determined by demand.

Interested dental hygienists must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be registered and in good standing with the CDHO.
  2. Have practised clinical dental hygiene for at least 5 years.
  3. Have practised while authorized to self-initiate in Ontario for a minimum of 2 years.
  4. Have completed the CDHO mentorship course and workshop.
  5. Be willing and able to participate in a mentoring relationship as a volunteer.
  6. Have a positive attitude for the profession and its standards.
  7. Be willing to have your name and contact email on the CDHO website under Find a CDHO-approved Mentor

If you are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity, please e-mail with an expression of interest and a brief note explaining how you meet the criteria. Questions about the program are welcome via the same email address.