Graduate from an accredited dental program

Graduate from a non-accredited dental program

General dentistry

Dental Specialty

NDEB Certification Process

NDEB Written Examination and OSCE

NDEB Certification

Provincial Licensure

NDEB Equivalency Process

Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK)

Assessment of Clinical Judgement (ACJ)/Assessment of Clinical Skills (ACS)

Qualifying / Degree Completion program

NDEB Dental Specialty Core Knowledge Examination (DSCKE)

Dental Specialty Assessment and Training Program (DSATP)

RCDC Examination (NDSE)

Accredited Qualifying/Degree Completion Programs are well established and have provided a predictable pathway to integrate into practice for graduates of non-accredited general dentistry programs for over 20 years. These programs are specifically designed to orient international graduates to dentistry and dental practice in Canada and should be considered by most applicants as the primary pathway to certification.