Our organisation


We are the UK professional regulator of the whole dental team and our primary purpose is to protect patient safety and maintain public confidence in the dental professions.  

Find out more about how we are governed, who we regulate, the other organisations we work with and what we report on. 

How we are governed See our regular reports
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Who we regulate

Who we regulate

We are the organisation which regulates dentists and dental care professionals in the United Kingdom.

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The role and responsibilities of Council and its committees, and the legal framework that governs its work.

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Regulatory reform

Regulatory reform

Details of the Department of Health and Social Care's consultation on regulatory reform and our response.

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Our strategic and costed corporate plans

Our strategic and costed corporate plans, setting out our organisational aims, objectives and priorities for the next three years.

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Annual Report and Accounts

Our annual reports show the progress we've made and full financial statements for the previous year.

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We regularly produce reports about our work and organisation.

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Who we work with

We engage with a variety of organisations, regulators and bodies representing patient care and healthcare professionals.

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