About

Mission

The Ordre des denturologistes du Québec aims to:

  • Protect the public and uphold service quality standards
  • Position denturologists as a key resource on dental prostheses
  • Rally members around a common interest in adequate training and ongoing improvement initiatives, with a view to facilitate skill development


Professional Oversight

As part of its mission, the Ordre aims to ensure quality prosthetic dentistry services for all Quebecers by monitoring the professional activities of its members, and facilitating skill acquisition and development. To that end, the Ordre:  

  • Issues practice licenses in Quebec, contingent on candidate qualifications
  • Monitors its members’ continuing education hours
  • Ensures member compliance with regulations and the profession’s Code of Ethics
  • Performs periodic proficiency testing


Services

The Ordre’s service offering includes the following:

  • Raising public awareness of prosthetic dentistry through advertising (television, internet, publications, social media, etc.)
  • Informing the public of its rights and means of recourse
  • Notifying the public of instances of illegal practice, and responding accordingly
  • Collecting incident reports and processing investigation requests
  • Handling account reconciliation and arbitration requests
  • Bringing complaints before the Disciplinary Board, as needed
  • Calling upon the Appeal Committee, when applicable

The Ordre informs the general public of its service offering and professional oversight mechanisms in the interest of transparency and access.

For more information, please contact us by phone at 450 646-7922, toll-free at 1 800 567-2251, or by email at info@odq.com

Our vision for 2015–2018

Quebecers who need dentures can depend on the Ordre des denturologistes du Québec and its exemplary leadership for optimal oral health.


Values

The actions and decision-making process adopted by Ordre administrators, employees and members draw on the following values:  

Respect

The Ordre strives to treat each individual with courtesy and care, and to build a culture of trust, discretion and guidance. 

Integrity

Integrity means carrying out our mission with unwavering honesty, transparency and rigour. 

Commitment

Ordre stakeholders work tirelessly to fulfill a mission rooted in the needs and priorities of its member base and the general public.

Expertise

Skilled individuals underlie and reinforce our organization as a whole, from its internal operations and professional oversight mechanisms, to its member base and governing bodies.

Collaboration

The Ordre encourages active collaboration between denturologists, but also advocates for cross-disciplinary professional relationships across the oral health sector.