Introducing BC’s newest regulatory college: the BC College of Oral Health Professionals

The new BC College of Oral Health Professionals (BCCOHP) was established on September 1, 2022. The following message is being sent to key partners of the four legacy colleges that came together to form the new oral health regulator. BCCOHP oversees 16,000 oral health professionals, including certified dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dentists, dental […]

BCCOHP Board Meeting Notice – Thursday, September 1, 2022

The first meeting of the Board of the BC College of Oral Health Professionals will take place on day one of the new college: September 1, 2022.   BCCOHP’s First Board was appointed by the Minister of Health prior to the amalgamation date for the purpose of providing an orderly transition from the four amalgamating […]

What oral health professionals need to know in advance of amalgamation on September 1

The following message is for all oral health professionals in British Columbia:  Effective September 1, 2022, certified dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dentists, dental technicians and denturists will become regulated by the British Columbia College of Oral Health Professionals (BCCOHP). There is nothing that you need to do: the registration or certification that you […]

Notice of bylaw posting for BC’s new oral health regulatory college

The following notice is for patients and members of the public, health professionals and all individuals and organizations that have an interest in dental regulation and oral health in British Columbia: The Transition Steering Committee for the Oral Health Amalgamation Project is pleased to provide notice that the proposed bylaws for BC’s new oral health regulatory college […]