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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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

Canada Dental Benefit becomes law

The Canada Dental Benefit (CDB) became law last night. This is the first stage of the government’s plan to deliver dental coverage for families without insurance and with income under $90,000, and will allow eligible children under 12 to get the dental care they need while a comprehensive national dental care program is developed.

New patient acquisition? Read the fine print…

The College is committed to innovation and new models of care that benefit patients. We have seen a number of new delivery models enter the market including technology and other emerging initiatives designed to improve practice. One of the new technologies is web-based patient and dentist matching services.
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