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Welcome to the CDHA Dental Hygiene Image Bank

CDHA’s dental hygiene image bank offers a collection of quality images that accurately portray dental hygienists and reflect proper dental hygiene practice. Dental hygienists, media, businesses, and the public are free to use and distribute these images at no charge, with proper attribution where possible (image courtesy of Canadian Dental Hygienists Association).

Check back often as these galleries will be updated regularly. If you're looking for something specific, have a suggestion for an image we should add or have a great high resolution photo you would like to submit, please send a request to If you are taking your own or choosing other photos to represent dental hygiene, use this handy checklist to avoid making errors in depicting the profession. Also, to improve any photos you may be taking with your phone, check out this tips sheet as a guide.

The majority of photos in our image bank reflect pre-COVID-19 workplace protocols. New and evolving infection prevention and control practices, which vary by region, may not be accurately represented in every instance. Be sure to select photos for use that appropriately depict the specific standards required in your province or territory.