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The Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) is the body responsible for accrediting dental, dental specialty, dental residency, dental hygiene and dental assisting education programs in Canada. CDAC also accredits dental services. In Quebec, dental services accredited by ODQ are recognized by CDAC.

CDAC is a member of the Association of Accrediting Agencies of Canada (AAAC).


Programs Applying for Accreditation

The deadline to apply for accreditation is August 1. If you have any questions, click here or contact CDAC.

CDAC Annual Meeting

The next CDAC annual meeting will be in November 2015. CDAC's 2014 Annual Report can be found here.

Search for Accredited Programs

Search for Accredited Programs

Use this tool to search for accreditated programs by discipline and by province.

Accreditation Requirements

Accreditation Requirements

Click here to view the accreditation requirements for each discipline.