The Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation (CDRAF) fosters collaboration, consistency of approach and supports best practices in dental regulation.
The Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation (CDRAF) is a forum made up of the provincial dental regulatory authorities (DRAs). Created in 2004, CDRAF’s core function is to create and maintain a forum for the exchange of information regarding regulatory trends, policy and legislation.
Since its inception, the CDRAF has been successful on very important initiatives including:
ratifying a Mutual Recognition Agreement (2009) for the profession of dentistry in Canada with respect to general dentistry and dental specialties
developing a Memorandum of Understanding (2014) with respect to a uniform Canadian process for the certificate and licensure of internationally trained dental specialists.
creating a specialty recognition process
Develop national competency standards for dentists including dental specialists.
Create a model that enables and supports the mandate of the CDRAF
Form alliances and partnerships with others to achieve our mission.
Develop regulatory responses to emerging trends in a timely manner.