News & Events

Upcoming Board Meeting

Posted Date: September 28, 2021

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 29, 2021.

For more information, please contact the College at 

Amalgamation of Two Federal Dental Organizations

Posted Date: September 27, 2021

The Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators of Canada (FDHRC) and the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) have made the formal decision to amalgamate the two organizations into a single national entity, the Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators of Canada (FDHRC), effective January 1, 2022. An amalgamation agreement was approved by the boards and members of both FDHRC and NDHCB in a series of special meetings held on August 17, 2021.

You can learn more by reading the September 27, 2021 announcement.

Hotmail Accounts

Posted Date: April 26, 2021

Please be aware that Hotmail has recently changed their security settings. If you have a Hotmail account, please ensure that you have added to your safe contact list as the College sends important notices via email. Please note this will only ensure that you receive emails sent from the email address. You will still need to check your junk folders for any emails that have been sent to you directly from a College staff member and add each address to your safe contact list. The College strongly encourages its registrants to use alternate email addresses to reduce the risk of missed emails. It is the registrant's responsibility to ensure that your email host will accept our email notices.

2021/22 Renewal Period CLOSED

Posted Date: March 01, 2021

If the College has not received a registrant’s renewal application and payment for the 2021/22 Renewal Period which ended on February 28th, 2021, in accordance with section 21 of the Health Professions Actthat registrant will be removed from the register of dental hygienists in British Columbia effective March 1st, 2021 and may not practice dental hygiene until re-registered.

Reinstatement Information

The Registrar of the College may restore a former registrant to the register upon payment of renewal and reinstatement fees and completion of the online reinstatement form, which can be found by logging in to your online profile, as well as renewal requirements that have not been previously fulfilled. To reinstate registration, the College bylaws require a completed reinstatement application be submitted along with the outstanding renewal fee ($515.00 for Practicing Categories and $260.00 for Non-Practicing) and a reinstatement fee of:

  • $180.25 Reinstatement Fee for All Practicing Categories
  • $91.00 Reinstatement Fee for Non-Practicing
A non-renewed registrant must wait until they have been advised by the College that their reinstatement has been approved before returning to work.

Coffee with the College

Posted Date: February 24, 2021

We are pleased to announce the Coffee with the College webinar– an opportunity for dental hygienists to dialogue with the College about the newly updated QAP Assessment Tool and the recent orders from the Public Health Officer regarding the administration of the COVID-19 vaccination.

For more details and to register for Coffee with the College please click here.
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