BC Dentists Dismayed by Absence of Dedicated Seat on New Oral Health College Board

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The BC Dental Association (BCDA) is shocked and appalled after learning that BC’s new Oral Health Regulatory College has chosen to not provide dentists with a dedicated position on its Board, in its revised proposed bylawsThis is in stark contrast to registered dental hygienists, certified dental assistants, registered dental technicians, and registered denturists, each of whom enjoy a guaranteed position on the Board.

Dentists own and operate the vast majority of dental practices in British Columbia. Supported by their teams of certified dental assistants and registered dental hygienists, dentists have the broadest scope of practice and carry the ultimate responsibility and risk for their patients’ oral health.

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