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Denturism Act, 1991
Loi de 1991 sur les denturologistes

ONTARIO REGULATION 833/93

REGISTRATION

Historical version for the period May 29, 2003 to February 16, 2012.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 225/03.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. (1) The following are non-exemptible registration requirements for a certificate of registration:

1. The applicant must have a diploma in denture therapy or denturism from,

i. George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology,

ii. any other institution that, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, issues an equivalent diploma or degree.

2. The applicant must have successfully completed the qualifying examination in denturism set by the Council within 12 months of the application.

3. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or have an authorization under the Immigration Act (Canada) consistent with his or her proposed certificate of registration. O. Reg. 833/93, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 404/94, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 225/03, s. 1 (1).

(2) For the purposes of subparagraph ii of paragraph 1 of subsection (1), a diploma or degree is equivalent if it offers courses in the areas listed in the Schedule. O. Reg. 833/93, s. 1 (2).

(3) Paragraphs 1 and 2 of subsection (1) do not apply to an applicant who is registered with the statutory regulator of denturists in another jurisdiction in Canada in which the occupational standards and requirements of denturism are, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, substantially equivalent to those of Ontario. O. Reg. 225/03, s. 1 (2).

2. The following are the standards and qualifications for a certificate of registration:

1. The applicant submits a completed application to the Registrar in the form provided by the Registrar, together with the application fee.

2. The applicant’s past and present conduct affords reasonable grounds for belief that the applicant,

i. is mentally competent to practise denturism, and

ii. will practise denturism with decency, integrity and honesty and in accordance with the law.

3. The applicant has not made, by commission or omission, any false or misleading representation or declaration on or in connection with an application.

4. The applicant must deliver his or her original diploma in denture therapy or denturism and documentation identifying the applicant personally to the Registrar if the applicant did not receive a diploma in denture therapy or denturism from George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology.

5. The applicant must have reasonable fluency in either English or French. O. Reg. 833/93, s. 2.

3. The following are the terms, conditions and limitations of a certificate of registration:

1. The member shall, within 15 days from the day the member becomes aware of any of the following, provide the College with written and, if necessary, oral details of any of the following that relate to the member and that occur or arise after the registration of the member,

i. a conviction for a criminal offence or an offence relevant to the practice of the profession,

ii. a finding of professional misconduct, incompetency, incapacity or other similar finding in Ontario in relation to another profession or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another profession,

iii. the commencement of a proceeding for professional misconduct, incompetency or incapacity, or similar conduct, in Ontario in relation to another profession or in another jurisdiction in relation to the profession or another profession.

2. The member’s certificate of registration expires if the member ceases to be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or have an authorization under the Immigration Act (Canada) consistent with his or her certificate of registration.

3. After the second anniversary date of its issue, the certificate of registration expires on the date the annual fee is due unless the member,

i. has engaged in the practice of denturism for at least 1,500 hours in the preceding three years,

ii. has successfully completed the most recent qualifying examinations in denturism set by the Council.

iii. has successfully completed, in the preceding six months, the courses set by the Council, or

iv. has taught denturism at an institution referred to in paragraph 1 of section 1 for a period of at least twelve months in the preceding three years.

4. The member shall submit a completed annual information return to the Registrar together with the annual fee.

5. Revoked: O. Reg. 318/02, s. 1.

O. Reg. 833/93, s. 3; O. Reg. 404/94, s. 2; O. Reg. 318/02, s. 1.

4. Despite section 1, the Registration Committee may issue a certificate of registration that will expire after a period of no more than thirtydays to an applicant who,

(a) is qualified to practise denturism in a jurisdiction outside of Ontario;

(b) has an appointment to teach a brief continuing education program in denturism primarily for denturists; and

(c) provides a written undertaking given by a member to supervise the applicant and be responsible for providing continuing care for patients attended to by the applicant in Ontario. O. Reg. 833/93, s. 4.

4.1 (1) Despite paragraphs 1 and 2 of subsection 1 (1), the Registration Committee may issue a certificate of registration that will expire after no more than 18 months to an applicant who is registered with the statutory regulator of denturists in another jurisdiction in Canada in which the occupational standards and requirements of denturism are, in the opinion of the Registration Committee, not substantially equivalent to those of Ontario, for the purpose of permitting the applicant to meet the occupational standards and requirements of denturism in Ontario. O. Reg. 225/03, s. 2.

(2) A certificate of registration issued under subsection (1) is subject to any terms, conditions or limitations imposed by the Registration Committee for the purpose of restricting the holder of the certificate to performing those activities that are within the occupational standards and requirements of denturism in the jurisdiction where he or she is registered. O. Reg. 225/03, s. 2.

5. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 833/93, s. 5.

SCHEDULE

Basic Sciences

General Anatomy and Physiology

Orofacial Anatomy

General Histology

Microbiology and Infection Control

Dental Sciences

Dental Histology and Embryology

Periodontology

Oral Pathology and Medicine

Dental Kinesiology (Biomechanics)

Dental Psychology

Dental Psychology and the Aging Process

Pharmacology and Emergency Care

Health Promotion

Public Health, Legislation and Research Nutrition

Management

Ethics and Professional Responsibilities

Small Business Management

Practice Management

Denturist Practice

Dental Materials

Preclinical Prosthetics

Clinical Prosthetics

Radiographic Pattern Recognition

Removable Partial Dentures (R.P.D.)

Dentures Over Implants

O. Reg. 833/93, Sched.