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.
Becoming a licensed dentist in Canada
In Canada, dentistry is a regulated profession. To become a licensed dentist in Canada you must have a BDS/DDS/DMD degree and be certified by the NDEB. There are different pathways to licensure depending on where you obtain your dental degree.