About Us


The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) exists to develop a fund to enable / enhance dental hygiene research and education in Canada, in order to enhance the oral health and well-being of Canadians.

  • To conduct and disseminate research on/into issues relating to dental hygiene.
  • To undertake public education and the publication of information regarding dental hygiene.
  • To receive and maintain a fund or funds and to apply all or part of the principal and income therefrom, from time to time, to qualified donees as defined in subsection 149.1(1) of the Income Tax Act.
Values, Principles and Themes Guiding Research