CAHD-ACDH The national voice of Canadian hospital-affiliated dentists

Welcome to CAHD


The national voice of Canadian hospital-affiliated dentists, united to enhance safe practice, clinical teaching, collaborative research, accountable administration and responsible dental leadership in Canadian hospitals.

Caring for medically complex and special needs patients

CAHD: Promoting evidence-based oral health care

“… the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients” -David Sackett

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Launched in 2015, CAHD was created to support hospital-based Canadian dentists and to be a resource for the profession and the public on matters related to hospital dentistry. Embracing a collaborative and inclusive approach and in partnership with dental and medical colleagues and organizations, CAHD will advance safe, accessible, ethical and evidence-based oral health care in our complex health system. At the inaugural meeting of CAHD, members made a commitment to develop and lead a Canadian national strategy for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dentistry.

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Academic and Faculty Opportunities

Chief, Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Sciences

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in Toronto, Canada, a fully affiliated academic Health Sciences facility of the University of Toronto, is inviting applications for its new Chief, Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Sciences.

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    AGM Vancouver 2020


    Our next AGM will be in Vancouver June 5-6, 2020.

    Join us for the opportunity to:

    • Engage and network with colleagues in
      an exchange of ideas on critical issues
      in hospital dentistry, healthcare and
      post-graduate education
    • Help to shape the work of CAHD for
      the coming year

    Registration opens April 1. Early bird rates until May 15.

    Members: $250
    Non-members: $350
    Students/residents: $150
    Don’t wait! Rates go up after May 15

    For more information download the AGM 2020 Flyer.

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