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Legislation 

Dental Association Act

The Dental Association Act is a statute of the Province of Manitoba. It gives the Dental Association of Manitoba the authority to regulate the professions of dentistry and registered dental assisting. The Act defines the practice of dentistry and registered dental assisting, and the activities that are within the scope of the professions.

The Act makes it compulsory for anyone practicing dentistry in Manitoba to be registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association. Registered dental assistants in Manitoba must be certified and registered with the Manitoba Dental Association.

It also defines how public complaints are to be handled and what discipline is allowed under the statute.

 

Dentists Bylaws

General Bylaw
A bylaw to provide for the election of the Board of Directors, their terms of office, their appointments, and officers responsibilities.

Bylaw for Registration and Licensure of Dentists
A bylaw to provide for the classes of registration and licensure, privileges and conditions, and schedule of fees.

Bylaw for Dental Corporations
A bylaw, pursuant to the Dental Association Act (the “Act”), prescribes the administration of dental corporations under the Act.

Bylaw for Office Assessments
A bylaw to provide for the selection, review, and reporting process for in-office audits of dental practices.

Bylaw for Code of Ethics 
A bylaw to provide for a set of principles of professional conduct which establishes the requirements and expectations for dentists in fulfilling duties to their patients, to the public, to the profession, and to their colleagues.  In addition, the Code of Ethics is intended to serve as a guide for MDA dentist members.

Bylaw for Continuing Education
A bylaw that defines the continuing education requirements for dentists in Manitoba and a schedule of fees.

Bylaw for Pharmacological Behaviour Management 
A bylaw to provide for the registration of dentists and their offices, when the following modalities are to be used:

  • Single Oral Agent/Conscious Sedation
  • Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Conscious Sedation
  • Multiple Modality/Conscious Sedation
  • Intravenous/Intramuscular Conscious Sedation
  • General Anaesthesia

Bylaw for Use of Botulinum Toxin
A bylaw to provide for the use of botulinum toxin by MDA dentist members and schedule of fees.

Registered Dental Assistant Bylaws

The Bylaw for Registration and Certification of Registered Dental Assistants

A bylaw to provide for registration, certification and conditions of Registered Dental Assistant members and a schedule of fees “A”

The Bylaw for Continuing Education of Registered Dental Assistants

A bylaw that defines the continuing education requirements of Registered Dental Assistant members

Election - MDA Board
Bylaw E-07 

Professional Liability Insurance
Bylaw D-07

Peer Review Committee
Bylaw F-07