Yoga for Dental Professionals

Join Hasina West for a transformative 12-session program where you will explore breath, movement, and the power of the nervous system to address the ergonomic challenges faced by dental professionals. Through mindful yoga poses, soft tissue realignment, and vagus nerve activation, you’ll discover tools to alleviate musculoskeletal pain and restore balance to your body. With insights from […]

Keep your Handpieces Running

Dental Handpiece and Motors need proper maintenance to avoid failure and prolong their lifespan. Is it okay to cool down your handpiece with cold water if you need it right away?  What wipes are safe to use on handpieces before sterilization? Do I always need a bur in the handpiece when I oil it? CDAs […]

Yoga for Dental Professionals

Join Hasina West for a transformative 12-session program where you will explore breath, movement, and the power of the nervous system to address the ergonomic challenges faced by dental professionals. Through mindful yoga poses, soft tissue realignment, and vagus nerve activation, you’ll discover tools to alleviate musculoskeletal pain and restore balance to your body. With insights from […]

Fireside Chat: Edge Extended Health and Dental Benefits Information Session

The objective is to educate members on the benefits that are available from Edge Benefits and to help answer any questions to ensure everyone is comfortable with the plans and process by answering any all inquires. Speaker: Aidan Mackenzie I joined the Edge Benefits in 2004 and have dedicated my time with this organization educating […]

Dental Probiotics: The Time to Implement is Now

Presenter / Speaker Bio Kerry Lepicek is a registered dental hygienist with over 20 years of clinical experience. She has worked in various practice settings and works part-time in general practice. As an international speaker, she has delivered lectures throughout Canada, the United States, and Bermuda. Kerry is knowledgeable on the topics of oral biofilm, […]

June Coffee Chat

Come and join the CDA Steering committee for a Coffee Chat of 2024! We will be discussing what is happening for CDAs in BC. JOIN HERE!

Palliative Oral Care

Join us for an engaging, collaborative webinar as we delve into the vital topic of palliative oral care. Palliative oral care is essential for anyone (at any age) who is dependent on others  or who face serious health-related suffering.  Due to frailty and life-limiting illnesses, oral care for residents in long-term care (LTC) is paramount […]

Oral Situation with Sjogren’s

Objectives Sjogren’s Disease (SjD) is an overlooked, frequently mis-diagnosed auto-immune disease that deserves more than a multiple-choice question as to what causes dry mouth. In addition to “busting” several myths about SjD, ways to make the mouth less dry, less prone to dental decay, and to distinguish various auto-immune diseases intra-orally will be presented. Objectives: […]

Proposed Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene – Degree Completion Program

Mandy Hayre is a dental hygiene practitioner, educator and current Chair of Dental Programs at Camosun College. Mandy has been an educator and administration for almost 30 years. She started her teaching career at Malaspina University-College, then started the Dental Hygiene Diploma program at Vancouver Island University in 2006, and hopes to start a degree […]