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  • 24 Nov 2022
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Hyatt Place Toronto/ Mississauga Centre



ODA & RCDSO Night – Thursday, November 24, 2022

Category 3 – 3 CE Points

Speakers: RCDSO Registrar & CEO, Mr. Dan Faulkner and ODA President, Dr. Lisa Bentley

ODA and RCDSO updates followed by questions and answers.

Location: Hyatt Place Toronto/ Mississauga Centre - 5787 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON L4Z 2H7

Parking is Free


5:30 - 6:30 pm Networking

6:30 – 6:45 pm Announcements

6:45 – 9:00 pm ODA & RCDSO updates 

Dr. Lisa Bentley, ODA PRESIDENT 2022-2023

Dr. Lisa Bentley graduated from the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1991 and holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Toronto. She has practiced dentistry in Mississauga since her graduation and opened her own general practice in 1997.

Dr. Lisa Bentley is an active member of the Halton-Peel Dental Association (HPDA), which she represented at General Council for two terms (2001 to 2006, 2009 to 2012) before her election as HPDA Vice-President in 2010. That was also the year she joined the ODA’s Economics Advisory Committee, which she later chaired from 2011 to 2015. In 2012, Dr. Bentley served as President of the HPDA.

Dr. Bentley was a member of the ODA’s Sponsorship Task Force in 2012-2013 and the ODA 150th Anniversary Implementation Committee in 2014-2015. She joined the ODA Board of Directors in 2015. In this capacity, she has chaired the Governance and Nominating Committee (GNC), Human Resources and Compensation Committee and Articles and Bylaws Sub-Committee. She currently sits on the GNC and CDA General Assembly as a representative from Ontario. Dr. Bentley has been a Political Contact Dentist since 2012.

Outside of the ODA, Dr. Bentley is Strategic Planning Committee Chair for the International College of Dentists (Canada) and is the International Trustee for Pierre Fauchard Canada, a component of the Pierre Fauchard International Academy.

Dr. Bentley has been awarded Fellowships in Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. She received the ODA’s Award of Merit in 2010 and an ODA Service Award in 2019.

Dr. Bentley is an active member of the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club and has served as a Faculty Mentor at Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona since 2009.

Daniel Faulkner HBSc, MBA

Registrar & CEO, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

Daniel is a recognized regulatory leader with over 25 years of experience in health care and professional regulation. He graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Western University, and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Services Management from McMaster University.

Daniel spent a large portion of his career with one of Canada’s largest regulatory authorities, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). During his tenure at the CPSO, he held several senior leadership roles including Director of Quality Management, Deputy Registrar and Interim CEO & Registrar.

In addition to formal regulatory work, Daniel founded Lakeview Regulatory Consultants, advising regulators and related organizations on a wide variety of complex governance, strategy, and program-related challenges. Daniel’s career spans all aspects of regulatory program oversight including practice-based assessments, quality improvement, national licensure and professional mobility, and practical risked-based solutions informed by evidence.

He recently Co-Chaired the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Working Group which completed the first Ontario performance measurement framework for health professional Colleges.

As the Registrar and CEO of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Dan is committed to regulatory excellence that is informed by data and evidence, proportional to risk of harm, and accountable and transparent to the public and stakeholders.

There will also be a Q&A session. In order to be better prepared  to answer questions important to the HPDA members, please forward your questions in advance to info@hpda.ca. The deadline to submit questions is Friday, November 18, 2022

Questions will also be accepted at the meeting.


Thank you to our Sponsors!


HPDA Line Officers

President Dr. William Rodriguez
Vice PresidentDr. James Tonogai
Past President Dr. Michael Vrbensky
Treasurer Dr. Ihab Kodsi
Secretary Dr. Terinder (Ruby) Chahal

Contact Information

Phone 416-307-2448
Toll-Free 1-855-791-7934
Email info@hpda.ca
Management Bond Executive Offices
Larisa Pomula

Mailing Address    

1370 Don Mills Road, Unit 300
Toronto, Ontario
M3B 3N7

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