Our purpose and mandate
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.
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.
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.Learn more about our advisory service
Recent News & Updates
Emergency class regulation consultation summary
Under the Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act, 2022, the Ministry of Health is requiring all Ontario health regulatory colleges to develop a new emergency class certificate of registration. The aim is to reduce registration barriers for new applicants in emergency situations.
RCDSO News: April 2023
Read the latest RCDSO News. Topics include Council highlights, the 2023 College Performance Measurement Framework report, a link to our Connect town hall video and more.
How long do implants last?
A recently published long-term study highlights the importance of giving evidence-based information to patients before they consent to an implant-supported restorative treatment plan.
RCDSO News: January 2023
Read the latest RCDSO News. Topics include Council highlights, links to a current consultation and information about the ePortfolio.