Putting patients first

We protect the public’s right to quality dental services by providing leadership to the dental profession in regulation. We are committed to transparency, accessibility, and fairness in all of our work.

Our purpose and mandate

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As the dental regulator in Ontario, we believe in transparency. Search our online Register to learn more about dentists' education, practice details, and even if they have faced disciplinary measures.
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Have a question? Contact our Advisory Service

Our Practice Advisors are available to help dentists and the public access resources on safe, competent and ethical oral health care.
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Recent News & Updates

Access to Care Consultation

Many Ontarians face barriers in accessing oral health care, and we believe this issue must be addressed. Access to Care is a key priority for the College. Participate in our consultation on this important issue. 

Message from the Registrar

As we settle into the new year, I want to take this opportunity to thank dentists from across the province for demonstrating your commitment to safe, ethical and quality patient care.

I believe the coming year will be filled with change and transformation for the College, the profession and patients.

PLP protection to include cross-Canada coverage

Effective January 1, 2024, on a trial basis, the Professional Liability Program (PLP) is enhancing its group malpractice protection to include practice by an Ontario dentist in any jurisdiction in Canada, subject to appropriate licensure outside of Ontario.
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