The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario is the statutory governing body for dentists in Ontario that protects the public’s right to quality oral health services by providing leadership and education to the dental profession in self-regulation.

RCDSO Core Purpose

Sets the qualifications to enter the profession.
Develops programs to ensure that dentists continue to enhance their knowledge and skills and to promote high standards of continuing dental education.
  Ensures the continued development of professional standards for all of dentistry.
  Ensures the development and continued adherence to ethical principles for all of dentistry.
  Ensures public protection and safety through effective self-regulation.