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

​April 26, 2022, Updated June 30, 2022

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 are now available for review.

The amalgamation partner colleges are the College of Dental Hygienists of BC, the College of Dental Technicians of BC, the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, and the College of Denturists of BC.

The proposed bylaws set out how the new oral health college will be structured and governed, how it will uphold its legal mandate to protect patients and the public, and the regulatory requirements for the 15,000 oral health professionals the new college will regulate.

How to submit comment

The notice period will run for three months, ending on July 27. Comments on the proposed bylaws for the new oral health college can be submitted in the following ways:

Oral Health ​Amalgamation Project

Professional Regulation and Oversight, BC Ministry of He​​alth ​​​

Please provide the name and/or number of the bylaw part or section that you are responding to.

Complete our feedback form (preferred)


Complete the Min​istry of Health’s feedback form


Email the Director, Regulatory Initiatives, Professional Regulation & Oversight Branch at

Please feel free to share this link with anyone else you think would appreciate the opportunity to review the proposed bylaws before they are finalized.