CCDS Dental Workforce Committee

The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Support the development and implementation of oral health career programs in public and private secondary learning institutions, including consideration for innovative apprenticeship models.
  • Support the recruitment and outreach by dental institutions to high school students.
  • Support the expansion of the dental hygiene and dental assisting programs, enabling more students to enter the profession.
  • Encourage dentists to gain credentials to teach dental programs in general, and to participate as educators in our local programs.
If you are interested in joining this committee or have any questions please email Committee Chair, Dr. Keith Collins:

Committee Chair - Dr. Keith Collins