Best Practices

Compliance Resources

We provide access to a number of useful compliance resources to help practices adhere to various regulatory requirements. Take advantage of information on accessibility standards, employment guidelines, music in the dental office, and more!

Professional Affairs

ODA Professional Affairs can help you with questions related to legislative or regulatory compliance, or your professional obligations as a dentist. Contact us at

Pandemic Recovery Toolkit

The ODA has developed a Pandemic Recovery Toolkit and related resources that you will find helpful in today’s challenging practice environment and one that will be adaptable for the future. LEARN MORE

Guides for the Dental Office

Increase your awareness. To help you comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, ODA has develop the Guides for Dental Practices series, which includes manuals on Health and Safety, WHMIS, Radiation Safety, and Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Awareness and Prevention.

Waste Management Resources

Stay on top of the stringent regulations regarding the management of waste generated by dental offices in Ontario. ODA has important waste management guides available to members.

Social Media Guidelines

Maximize your reach. Having your own social media channels can be a useful tool to connect with your patients. Employ best practices and avoid common pitfalls with our Guidelines for Communicating Through Social Media.