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College of Denturists of Ontario

College of Denturists of Ontario

The College of Denturists of Ontario (CDO) is the governing body for denturists in Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a denturist in this province.

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2018

This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.

 2019

2019

Denturists_Fair_Registration_Practices_Report_2019.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received37802047
Applicants who became members35802045

 2018

2018

Denturists_Fair_Registration_Practices_Report_2018.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received40201043
Applicants who became members40201043

 2017

2017

Denturists_Fair_Registration_Practices_Report_2017.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received38402044
Applicants who became members38402044

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received35200037
Applicants who became members35200037

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received37200039
Applicants who became members37200039

 2014

2014

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2014

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received40501046
Applicants who became members40501046

 2013

2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received45601052
Applicants who became members42401047

 2012

2012

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2012

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2012
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received16100017
Applicants who became members28101030

 2011

2011

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2011

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2011
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received26200028
Applicants who became members24000024

 2010

2010

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2010

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2010
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received38005043
Applicants who became members17002019

 2009

2009

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2009

In a July 2009 guide to help regulators conduct reviews of their entry-to-practice requirements, the OFC drew attention to a promising practice of the CDO:

For a description of all OFC-monitored developments for this profession for 2009, see the 2009-2010 Annual Report.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2009
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received351015051
Applicants who became members20003023

 2008

2008

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2008

Applications to Practise Processed by the CDO in 2008
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received24409037
Applicants who became members22318034

 2007

2007


During the fall and winter of 2007-2008, the OFC undertook a study of the CDO to understand its 2007 registration practices and establish baseline data and information. 2007 Study of Registration Practices: CDO (PDF)

Quick Facts

Number of Denturists740
Number of Internationally Trained Denturists11

You may find information about exam requirements and Canadian work experience requirements elsewhere on this site.


Location of Training, 2019

Ontario673
Other Canadian Provinces15
USA0
Other International11
Unknown41
Total740
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)1%

The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Denturists, 2019

Largest NumberPhilippines
Second Largest NumberIndia
Third Largest Number
Fourth Largest Number
Fifth Largest Number
Number of Applicants2

The College of Denturists of Ontario falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact the CDO for further information about your ability to practise as a denturist in Ontario.

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