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Getting your Certification
and License

Getting your Certification and License

Receiving an NDEB NDSE certificate

An NDEB NDSE certificate is issued upon successful completion of the NDSE and after proof of graduation is provided to the NDEB office.

  • ProgramHow to Submit Proof of Graduation
  • Graduates of Canadian dental specialty programs

    You must request that one of the following documents be submitted directly to the NDEB office:

    1. An original official academic record. The final academic record must indicate the date the degree was conferred. An interim academic record will not include the date of conferral and is therefore not acceptable.

    OR

    2. An original letter, issued by the Registrar’s Office, confirming completion of all components of the specialty program, the senate decision date, and the degree you will be awarded. The letter must be signed by the Registrar.

  • Graduates of U.S. accredited dental specialty programs

    You must request an original official academic record be sent directly to the NDEB in a sealed envelope upon completion of the program. The final academic record must indicate the date the degree was conferred. An interim academic record will not include the date of conferral and is not acceptable.

  • Individuals who have successfully completed a DSATP or a Residency Program in the United States.

    You must request an original letter issued by the Dean’s Office, confirming completion of all DSATP components and your program start date and completion date, submitted to the NDEB directly. The letter must be signed by the Dean.

The provincial Dental Licensing Authorities (DRAs) are responsible for issuing dental licenses. Once certified, contact the DRA in the province you wish to practice.