Dentists: information for providers

Page last updated: 11 December 2023
Organisations we regulate


What we look at when we inspect and monitor your service (key lines of enquiry and KLOEs, and government regulations.


You must register with us to carry on any of the activities we regulate. You also need to let us know if your registration details change.


You need to notify us about certain changes, events and incidents that affect your service or the people who use it.

Inspection and monitoring

Find out what information we'll ask you to send us, what happens when we inspect and what you can expect to happen next.

Best practice

Mythbusters and tips for dentists

Examples of notable practice

Working with CQC


How we work with providers at corporate level

How to use the CQC logo

Online community for providers and professionals

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Equality, diversity and human rights

Our human rights approach

Further information for dentists

Ionising Radiation (IR(ME)R)

Regulation of Dental Services Programme Board