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 […]

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 […]

Dentists: access to PharmaNet now open

As of June 1, dentists in BC can become authorized to access PharmaNet. This joint initiative between BCCOHP and BC’s Ministry of Health marks a significant and positive change that will enhance the safety of dental patients and the public. Practitioner access to PharmaNet is only for the purpose of direct patient care: providing health […]

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 […]