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Dentists must be licensed to practise dentistry in Canada. In most cases, certification is a prerequisite for licensure. The requirements for certification and licensure vary from province to province. This section provides a general overview of the process for obtaining certification and licensure as a Canadian dentist.
General Certification and Licensure – Find out the steps you need to take to become a licensed general practitioner in Canada.
Non-Canadian and Non-U.S. General Practitioner – Find out how to obtain a Canadian licence/registration to practise dentistry in Canada when you are not a Canadian or an American general practitioner.
Specialty Certification – Find out the steps you need to take, and the organizations you need to contact, to become a licensed dental specialist in Canada.
Contact Organizations – The organizations listed here administer the exams required for certification and licensure as a dentist in Canada.