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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Authorized Prescribers List

On September 29, 2017 dental hygiene practice expanded to include the prescribing, dispensing and selling of chlorhexidine and fluoride to their clients. This permits dental hygienists and their clients to make full use of the therapeutic benefit of fluorides and chlorhexidine following an in-office intervention. The authority to prescribe, dispense and/or sell anticariogenics and antimicrobials is found in the Designated Drugs Regulation of the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991. The regulation describes the conditions that must be met in conjunction with prescribing, dispensing and/or selling drugs.

The following dental hygienists have been authorized to prescribe, dispense and sell chlorhexidine and fluoride:

Click on a letter to find a prescriber by last name.


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