Become a Member

By joining your professional association you continue to support the growth of the profession, provide new opportunities for dental hygienists and increase access to dental hygiene services.

The national and provincial dental hygiene organizations are the voices of dental hygienists in Canada and in their home provinces. The collective work of these Associations combine to further develop and enhance the role of the dental hygienist in delivering oral care.

When you join the Prince Edward Island Dental Hygienists' Association, you also join the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association which is the national professional association. Your membership, purchased through the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, gives you membership at both the national and provincial levels. 

For information on becoming a CDHA/PEIDHA member, please contact the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association at 1 800 267-5235 or visit:

Your PEIDHA/CDHA membership includes a wide range of benefits, such as:

·       Dental Hygiene Assistance Program

·       Disciplinary/Sexual Abuse Defence Costs

·       Comprehensive member insurance package

·       Employment Information including salary guidelines

·       Liability (Malpractice) Insurance coverage

·       Subscription to national journal newsletter

·       Information on Self-Employment and Alternative Practice

·       National and local forums, conferences, and continuing education

PEIDHA also has:

  • A fee scale for our CE sessions that rewards members and early registrants

  • Priced our education sessions competitively compared to other CE opportunities

  • E-transfer payments are available to make paying easier for CE sessions

  • Developed a list-serv that allows members to reach each other easily and conveniently (available from the secretary). One email can reach everyone.