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Protecting The Public

What's New

  • Jun 12 Election Results for Districts 2, 3, 4 & 5 The following professional members have been elected to Council by acclamation: Mr. Norbert Gieger (District 2), Mr. Paul Karolidis (District 3), Mr. Christopher Reis (District 4), and Mr. Garnett A. D. Pryce (District 5). Congratulations to all! Read More
  • Jun 12 100th Council Meeting The 100th meeting of Council will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (online). Read More

Unregistered Practitioners

It’s important for the public to be confident in the qualifications of the people providing their care. Only individuals who hold a Certificate of Registration with the College of Denturists of Ontario (CDO) can legally practise denturism, use the title “Denturist” or the designation "DD" or "Registered Denturist".

Sometimes, an individual may pretend to be a Registered Denturist and practise without actually being registered in Ontario. To use the title “Denturist” or  designation "DD" or "Registered Denturist" or to engage in the practice of denturism without being registered with the College is illegal.  Individuals who engage in this illegal practice can be prosecuted under the Denturism Act, 1991, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the Criminal Code, and/or the Provincial Offences Act.

Members of the public and employers and the public are strongly encouraged to use Find a Denturist to verify the registration status of every Denturist in Ontario.

Christos Markou:

Christos Markou was a member of the College until his resignation on December 17, 2017. Mr. Markou lives in the Cornwall area. Mr. Markou is no longer authorized to fit, dispense, design, construct, repair or alter a denture, use the title "Denturist" or designation "DD" or "Registered Denturist" or hold out to the public that he is a member of the College. If there are any concerns that Mr. Markou is not complying with these requirements, please contact the College at 416-925-9331 ext. 225.