Our Dental Hygiene Program has
received Accreditation from
The Commission on
Dental Accreditation of Canada
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Dental Education For Your Future

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Mission Statement

The Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. provides a learning centered environment enabling individuals to develop personal and professional success by offering high standards of current comprehensive dental education. These standards provide knowledge and skills that reflect current practice and promote ongoing education and research.

Thinking of a Career?


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Consider the many exciting opportunities available in the dental industry.


The Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. was founded by practicing dental professionals, including a dental hygienist and a dentist, and opened in the winter of 2003.



Our Philosophy


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The Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries Inc. believes students, clients, staff, faculty, and the community in which we live and work, need to be treated with respect and that we all need to work collaboratively to achieve high standards of dental education.



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How to Choose a Dental Hygiene College

Dental hygiene is an excellent career and profession. Congratulations on your decision. Now that you have decided on your profession, you need to decide where you will get your education.

What's New at TCDHA?


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Articulation Agreement: An Opportunity for Degree Completion


TCDHA is proud to announce that we have two articulation agreements in place while which enable students to complete a degree upon completion of our program. We have agreements with Athabasca University and Thompson Rivers University. Upon graduation, TCDHA students will be granted transfer credits toward Athabasca University's Bachelor of Health Administration Program, and/or Bachelor of Science-Human Science Post diploma program. At Thompson Rivers University, students will be granted transfer credits towards a Bachelor of Health Science Degree. Both of these are excellent opportunities for all graduates to increase their professional opportunities.


For more information please contact our admissions department

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TCDHA Curriculum and the National Competencies:


The Entry to Practice Competencies and Standards for Canadian Dental Hygienists provides a framework for dental hygiene education across Canada. TCDHA has fully incorporated these competencies into their curriculum. We have increased the number of program hours to be comparable with all dental hygiene schools in Ontario, both private and public. These hours are within the existing 18 month time frame.