About Us

The Niagara Dental Hygienists’ Society exists for Hygienists’ that seek to better themselves professionally and personally through peer support and Professional Development, and hence promote the profession of Dental Hygiene.

Dental Hygienists are self-regulated health care professionals that help prevent gum disease by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating individual oral hygiene treatments.

They can make an important contribution to your overall health. Bacterial from oral infections can increase your risk of stroke, heart and respiratory diseases, and pregnancy disorders.

As members of the oral health team, dental hygienists have a distinctive clinical and educational role to play.