Dentistry is a regulated profession in Canada. You need to be licensed as a member of a provincial/territorial regulatory body to practice the profession, or use the title of dentist or dental surgeon. Each province and territory has a licensing body which grants a license to practice dentistry within its jurisdiction. These regulatory bodies recognize… read more
2. Skills Development
In addition to accreditation, upgrading your skills through a bridging program or other courses and workshops is an important part of your journey to becoming a dentist in Canada. As a dentist, you must continually update your knowledge and skills on new dental procedures and practices.
3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces
Canadian employers often may not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries. They may require, or prefer that you have Canadian experience. Lack of local market experience can pose a challenge for newcomers, but there are ways to overcome some of these challenges.
4. Job Finding Techniques
The Canadian job market is very competitive, so be prepared and understand each of the steps needed to gain employment. As well, finding a job in Canada may be very different than in your home country. You have to be registered to practice as a dentist in the province or territory where you intend to… read more
The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer professional development, education, and networking opportunities.
Finding a job in Canada may be different than in your home country and you may need help finding job vacancies, updating your resume, writing cover letters, preparing for interviews, and understanding what Canadian employers are looking for.