In order to practice as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the Province of Alberta, dental hygienists are required to be registered with the College of Registered Dental Hygiensists of Alberta (CRDHA).
Under the Health Professions Act, the following are considered to be engaged in the practice of dental hygiene: a clinician, educator, administrator, manager, health promoter, consultant, researcher, or sales representative who uses the title registered dental hygienist or any variation or abbreviation of the title, represents that he/she is a dental hygienist and engages in activities that involve the knowledge, practice, teaching, or supervision of regulated members or students of the regulated profession.
University of Alberta (U of A) Graduates
If you are a graduate of a dental hygiene program who has not previously registered with the CRDHA, please review the Information for Graduates of the U of A and then complete the Registration Package Request Form.
If you are a graduate of an out-of-province dental hygiene program, (or are about to graduate from a dental hygiene program) please review the Information for Persons Applying for General Registration with the CRDHA
and then complete the Registration Package Request Form.
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