Can a dentist discontinue denturist services to a patient without adequate reason?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from D.U. v E.K., 2019 CanLII 26477 (ON HPARB):

6. Discontinuing denturist services to a patient without adequate reason unless, i. the member has entered into an agreement to provide denturist services and the period specified in the agreement has expired, or the member has given the patient five working days’ notice of the member’s intention to discontinue the services agreed upon, ii. the services are no longer required, iii. the patient requests the discontinuation, iv. the patient has had a reasonable opportunity to arrange for the services of another member, or v. alternative services are arranged.

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