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

Search the RCDSO Dentist Registry

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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COVID-19 Guidance for Dentists

The RCDSO’s guidance, COVID-19: Managing infection risks during in-person dental care, assist dentists in preparing their offices to safely provide in-person care. We continue to monitor the evolving pandemic and update this guidance as necessary. 
COVID-19 Guidance

Recent News & Updates

Stockpiling guidelines for PPE

The Ministry of Health has issued stockpiling guidelines and inventory management best practices for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This applies to Health Care Entities, such as dental offices.

Rowan's Law: Information for Health Care Providers

Rowan’s Law is a provincial law that sets out a framework for concussion prevention, detection and management in sports. Effective January 1, 2022, athletes who have sustained a concussion, or are suspected of having sustained a concussion must be removed from sport until they are medically assessed and cleared to return.

2022 RCDSO Council Elections

The College is looking for leaders to join our Council (Board of Directors). Bring your talent and enthusiasm for strategic thinking; quality of patient care; financial planning; and policy development to the College to make decisions and set directions that enhance public interest protection.