Standards of Practice


Standards of Practice


Standards of Practice statements provide dentists, certified dental assistants and the public with a framework of expectations and responsibilities for dentists and certified dental assistants to carry out the safe and ethical practice of dentistry.


The Standards of Practice cover the following broad principles:

  1. Patient-Centred Dental Care
  2. Unique Body of Knowledge
  3. Competent Application of Knowledge
  4. Professional Ethics
  5. Professional Responsibility and Accountability
  

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