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Queering the health care system: Experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community

Vol 51, No 2

(October 2022–January 2023)

Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH)

Welcome to the new online home of the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene! This dedicated website offers our global audience easy access to all articles published since 2005, as well as to general information about the journal, its policies, and its manuscript submission procedures.

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH), established in 1966, is the peer-reviewed research journal of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Published in February (electronic-only issue), June, and October, CJDH welcomes submissions in English and French on topics of relevance to dental hygiene practice, education, policy, and theory.

To discuss a possible contribution to the journal, please contact the scientific editor at

For details on how to submit a manuscript to the journal, please visit our Guidelines for Authors page.

Current Issue

2022 - Volume 56

October (Vol. 56 No. 3)

Original Research
Literature Reviews
Position Paper
Short Communication


New graduate school opportunities for dental hygienists

Salme E Lavigne, PhD, RDH; Jeanie Suvan, PhD, RDH | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 111-113

Original Research

Evaluating ultrasonic instrumentation curricular change: an observational comparison study

Joanna Asadoorian, PhD, RDH; Dani Botbyl, RDH; Marilyn J Goulding, BSc, MOS, RDH | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 115-122

COVID-19 incidence and vaccination rates among Canadian dental hygienists

Leigha D Rock, BDSc, PhD, RDH; Sreenath Madathil, BDS, MSc, PhD; Mehak Khanna, BDS; Lindsay K Macdonald, DipDH, BA, MHS, RDH; Carlos Quiñonez, DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Michael Glogauer, DDS, PhD, DipPerio; Paul Allison, BDS, MSc, PhD, FDSRCS(Eng), FCAHS | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 123-130

Supplementary Materials S1
Supplementary Materials S2

Literature Reviews

“Trans-forming” dental practice norms: Exploring transgender identity and oral health implications

Jessica Tamrat, BDSc(DH), RDH(C) | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 131-139

Coronavirus outbreaks and infection prevention in dentistry: a narrative review

Gaurij R Kapote, BDS, RDA; Payal Tharwani, BDS, RDA; Bhavika Vhatkar, MDS; Sadaf Sangrar, BDS | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 140-146

Using the Behaviour Change Wheel to develop an oral hygiene self-care intervention for Punjabi immigrant adults: an illustrative example

Navdeep Kaur, BDS, MSc, PhD; Daniel Kandelman, Dr CD, DMD, MPH; Louise Potvin, BA, MSc, PhD | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 147-154

Position Paper

Evolving evidence for relationships between periodontitis and systemic diseases: Position paper from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Salme E Lavigne, PhD, RDH | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 155-171

Short Communication

Developing a land-based oral health promotion project with an Indigenous community in northern British Columbia, Canada

Mary-Ann McKinnon, RDH, BA, MEd, MPH; Onuora Odoh, MD, CCFP (CAM); Pat Taylor; Daisy Charlie; Jonathan Morry, BA, BEd; Kavita Mathu-Muju, DMD, MPH, FRDC(C); Leeann Donnelly, BDSc, MSc, PhD | Can J Dent Hyg 2022;56(3): 172-176