Infection prevention and control

Infection prevention and control in dentistry is a critical issue for safe patient care. While the risk of infection as a result of dental procedures is extremely low, it represents an important patient safety consideration.

Need advice? We can help

The College offers a Practice Advisory Service for both dentists and the public. Staff will help answer practice-related questions involving clinical, regulatory, and ethical issues.


Our Mandate

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario is the statutory governing body for dentists in Ontario that protects the public’s right to quality oral health services by providing leadership and education to the dental profession in regulation.