All dentists must be licensed to practice dentistry in Canada.
Each province or territory has a licensing body that establishes
regulations and requirements for the licensure of general practitioners
and specialists within the jurisdiction.
Graduates of dental schools accredited by the Commission of Dental
Accreditation of Canada, may require NDEB certification to be eligible
for licensure in a Canadian province.
Regardless of education, licensure or experience, foreign trained
and/or licensed dentists must obtain a Canadian license to practice
dentistry in Canada.
To obtain license from state or local jurisdiction, you must
get a certificate by passing an examination known as NDEB examination,
if you are from an accredited dental college. Only colleges from
Canada and USA are accredited.
But, most overseas dentists will be from non-accredited dental
colleges. They have to take up a short term qualifying program to
become eligible for Board certification.
These qualifying programs require you to pass eligibility examination.
After passing the eligibility examination, you need to complete
Then you become par with accredited dental college graduates.
Now, you can apply for license by passing board examination and
fulfilling other requirements.
The complete details on all the above procedures and other important
relevant information can be found in 'The Dentist's Guide to Overseas
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