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Graduate of Domestic Non-Accredited or International Registered Dental Assisting Program FAQ

Graduate of Domestic Non-Accredited or International Registered Dental Assisting Program | FAQ

1. I am a registered dental assistant with experience in my home country. Can I practice dentistry in Manitoba?
2. How do I determine if I am a graduate of an accredited registered dental assisting program?
3. I am a graduate of a domestic non-accredited registered dental assisting program. What steps must I take to become registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)?
4. I am a graduate of a non-accredited USA registered dental assisting program. What steps must I take to become registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)?
5. I am a graduate of an accredited USA registered dental assisting program. What steps must I take to become registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)?
6. I am a graduate of a registered dental assisting program outside of Canada and USA. What steps must I take to become registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)?
7. I have completed intra-oral upgrading at a Canadian or USA registered dental assisting program that is accredited by CDAC or CODA. What steps must I take to become registered and licensed with the Manitoba Dental Association (MDA)?
8. How long does it take to complete the registration and licensing process, and how much does it cost?
9. How do I know if I need educational upgrading?