PLP is exclusive to RCDSO members.
PLP is a program of the RCDSO created in the 1970s to administer malpractice protection for Ontario dentists.
Sign-in to the member-only section of the website.
Members must report to PLP any situation that may give rise to a patient claim.
Learn about the mandates of PLP and the RCDSO.
PLP provides general risk management and dental-legal
Minimize the risk of being on the receiving end of an action for dental malpractice.
The basic principles of the law of informed consent to treatment in Ontario.
Patient records must be well-organized, legible, readily accessible and understandable.
A list of PLP events and presentations throughout the province.
Learn how to schedule an event with PLP staff.
Descriptions of PLP Category One Core Courses.
Protect yourself from allegations of malpractice related to dental implant treatment.
Dentists owe a duty of care to meet the prevailing standards of practice in treating their patients.
Important guidelines and strategies for dealing with unhappy or threatening patients.
Links to organizations relevant to the field of
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Featured articles from RCDSO's Dispatch magazine.
Even if a patient is not upset or angry, any member contemplating a refund of fees should contact PLP to receive guidance on the documentation required to protect the member’s interests. PLP does not recommend that members who believe their care was appropriate reimburse patients; however, if you have made a business decision to make a refund, complete the form below so PLP can assist you with the paperwork.