Core Functions

  1. Create and maintain an effective forum for the exchange of information regarding regulatory trends, policy and legislation.
  2. Track and report on interprovincial/territorial, national and global issues related to the regulation of dental practice.
  3. Develop and promote harmonized and global perspectives on interjurisdictional matters that relate to labour mobility and the regulations related to dental practice.
  4. Provide one voice in Canada for regulatory matters impacting dentists.
  5. Advise and promote best regulatory practices and standard approaches to assessment and regulation of initial and continuing competence for dentists.
  6. Undertake research and projects of shared interest to members in collaboration with other national and global organizations.
  7. Identify those advisory, research and support services to be made available to its dental regulatory authority members.
  8. Establish external liaisons and partnerships that effectively position dental regulatory authorities to deal effectively with new and innovative regulatory challenges.
  9. Monitor the effectiveness of the Federation in alignment with its purpose, stated objects and guiding principles.