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Connecting dental public health professionals all across Canada

The Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry (CAPHD) is the national voice for dental public health in Canada that exists to support members, government, institutions and agencies who are dedicated to improving oral health and assuring oral health equity in Canadians.

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Benefits of Membership

We are dedicated to improving oral health and assuring oral health equity for Canadians. Joining our organization comes with a wealth of benefits, discounts and resources.

Conference Fee Discounts

Access to Member Portal Website

Subscription to Newsletter

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CAPHD 2022 Virtual Conference Series

Call for Nominations: Board Directors

Submit your nominees by September 23, 2022.

Roadmap to universal dental care in Canada

We believe there is a way that all Canadians could have access to dental care.

Support for COVID-19 workers

Thank you for your dedication!

Water fluoridation

CAPHD recommends community water fluoridation.

For more news & updates from the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry access our full archives.

Did you know?

Facts and information about dental health.

Did you know that oral health could affect more than just your mouth? It can affect your heart, baby’s birth-weight and your ability to control diabetes.

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CAPHD recommends community water fluoridation as a safe, effective and economical public health measure. The Canadian Public Health Association recognizes it as one of Canada's “12 Great Achievements in Public Health”.

Did you know that 32% of Canadians do not have dental insurance and that 17% of Canadians avoided visiting and dental professional because of the cost?

Source: CHMS-Dental Report 2007-2009

Oral health can cause people to lose their job or miss work?

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Did you know that if you cannot afford dental care, you could qualify for a government dental program?

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Did you know that oral health is affected by more than just brushing and flossing? Things like income, education, access to dental care and food security also affects oral health?

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