Return to Practice Guidance for RDTs

The Government of Ontario released a 3-stage framework for a gradual approach to reopening of workplaces in the province on April 27, 2020. While there is no set date for when non-emergency services can resume, the College is providing a few resources to assist RDTs...

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COVID-19 Update – May 13, 2020

The provincial government has extended the emergency order that requires the closure of non-essential workplaces until June 2. While there is no set date for the return of practice, the College is working on general principles and guidance to support Members in...

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Working Together to Return to Practice

The Government of Ontario has released a Framework for Reopening Our Province. The document outlines the principles that will be used to reopen businesses, services and public spaces in gradual stages. While no specific dates have been offered, the framework explains...

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The College is a regulatory body established under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 to ensure competency and accountability of dental technologists practicing in the province of Ontario.

The College of Dental Technologists of Ontario (CDTO) is a regulatory body that serves and protects the public interest by regulating the profession of dental technology. The College regulates and ensures the ongoing competency and accountability of dental technologists, also known as registered dental technologists or RDT’s, practising in the province of Ontario.

About the College

The College of Dental Technologists of Ontario (CDTO) is a regulatory body that serves and protects the public interest by regulating the profession of dental technology.

About the Profession

An RDT works together with authorized health professionals to customize the treatment for each patient, advising on materials and making suggestions about device options.

Protecting the Public

Every dental technologist in the province must meet the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario’s standards for entry into the profession and standards for professional conduct and practice.

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