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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CDHO 2020 Academic By-Selection

The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) is now accepting nominations for one academic representative to serve on the College Council. The term of office for this academic position will begin March 22, 2020 and expire the day before the first Council meeting in January 2021.

Nominations for candidates must be submitted in writing using the nomination form supplied by the Registrar. Should you wish to be nominated for academic selection, please download the complete nomination package. Nomination forms must bear the signature of at least five (5) faculty members who are in good standing with the College and who are eligible to vote in the Academic Selection. Please click on the hyperlink to see the list of eligible voters*.

Original nomination forms and supporting documentation must be complete and returned to the College no later than 1:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

*The deadline to complete the Declaration of Eligibility Survey to be placed on the Elector List was 4:30 p.m. EST Monday, January 6, 2020.

Need More Info?

For more information regarding the district elections, academic selection, eligibility to run/vote, nominations, terms of office and electoral districts, please refer to the associated documentation provided below: 

Should you have any other questions, please contact the office of the Registrar at 416-961-6234, ext. 223, or email

Become a part of Dental Hygiene Regulation

Why Get Involved?
Members of Council and committees make decisions that are in the public interest and further the College’s mandate of regulating the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario. By participating in the election, either as a candidate or through voting, you are influencing the future of dental hygiene practice and regulation in Ontario. By standing for election/selection, registrants have the opportunity to join a committed group of dental hygienists and government-appointed public members on Council who work together to safeguard the public interest and to uphold the standard of care that dental hygienists provide to their clients.