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Professional people meeting and greetingThe associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer professional development, education, and networking opportunities.


Canadian Dental Association (CDA)
1815 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa ON   K1G 3Y6   Canada
Phone : 613-523-1770
Email : [email protected]

National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB)
100 Bronson Ave, Suite 203
Ottawa ON   K1R 6G8   Canada
Phone : 613-236-5912
Email : [email protected]

Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC)
1815 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa ON   K1G 3Y6   Canada
Phone : 613-523-7114
Email : [email protected]

Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC)
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 2003
Toronto ON   M5G 1Z8   Canada
Phone : 416-512-6571
Email : [email protected]

Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD)
100 Bronson Avenue, Suite 204
Ottawa ON   K1R 6G8   Canada
Phone : 613-237-6505
Email : [email protected]

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Provincial/Territorial regulatory bodies

Alberta Dental Association and College (ADAC)
8230 – 105th St., Suite 101
Edmonton AB   T6E 5H9   Canada
Phone : +1-780-432-1012
Email : [email protected]

British Columbia
College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC)
500 – 1765 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver BC   V6J 5C6   Canada
Phone : +1-604-736-3621
Email : [email protected]

Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)
698 Corydon Avenue, Suite 103
Winnipeg MB   R3M 0X9   Canada
Phone : +1-204-988-5300
Email : [email protected]

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS)
P.O. Box 488, Stn. A
520 King Street, Suite 820
Fredericton NB   E3B 4Z9   Canada
Phone : +1-506-452-8575
Email : [email protected]

Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Board (NLDB)
139 Water Street, 6th Flr.
St. John’s NL   A1C 1B2   Canada
Phone : +1-709-579-2391
Email : [email protected]

Northwest Territories
Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320, CST-8
Yellowknife NT   X1A 2L9   Canada
Phone : +1-867-920-8058
Email : [email protected]

Nova Scotia
Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia (PDBNS)
1559 Brunswick St., Suite 102
Halifax NS   B3J 2G1   Canada
Phone : +1-902-420-0083
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 390
Kugluktuk NU   X0B 0E0   Canada
Phone : +1-867-982-7672
Email : [email protected]

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO)
6 Crescent Road
Toronto ON   M4W 1T1   Canada
Phone : +1-416-961-6555
Email : [email protected]

Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ)
625, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
15e étage
Montréal QC   H3B 1R2   Canada
Phone : +1-514-875-8511
Email : [email protected]

College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS)
728 Spadina Cres. E., Suite 202
Saskatoon SK   S7K 4H7   Canada
Phone : +1-306-244-5072
Email : [email protected]

Professional Licensing, Department of Community Services, Government of Yukon
P.O. Box 2703, (C-5)
Whitehorse YT   Y1A 2C6   Canada
Phone : +1-867-667-5111
Email : [email protected]

Immigrant networks

Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:

  • create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
  • provide opportunities for their members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals

Activities of these networks include networking events, mentoring, information sessions, professional development opportunities such as workshops, speaker events and training and connections to employment opportunities.

Nova Scotia
isans: Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia 
isans helps newcomer professionals with their full economic and social integration in the province of Nova Scotia.