Infection Prevention and Control
Standards, Guidelines and Advisories
The College offers a professional Practice Advisory Service for both dentists and the public. Dedicated staff will assist dentists with practice-related questions involving clinical, regulatory, and ethical issues.
Quality Assurance Program
All dentists general dentists and specialists must participate in our Quality Assurance program and obtain at least 90 continuing education points in a three-year cycle.
The College created a practice advisory on professional advertising to assist dentists in understanding the legal and professional responsibilities regarding any advertising related to a dental practice.
Dentists must provide information about another regulated health professional or patient to relevant regulators or other authorities. It is your responsibility.
Sedation and Anesthesia
The revised Standard of Practice on the Use of Sedation and General Anesthesia in Dental Practice sets enhanced requirements and higher standards throughout. .
Dental CT Scanners
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The Government of Ontario announced a Province-wide shutdown which will go into effect Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.
The College’s COVID-19: Managing Infection Risks During In-Person Dental Care guidance document has been updated. In response to the provincial shutdown, dentists are required to undertake enhanced precautions when providing in-person care.