International Dentist Degree Program

International Dentist Degree Program (IDDP)  (IDDP about the program landing page)
The College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba offers the International Dentist Degree Program (IDDP) to graduates of international dental programs that are not accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

After an 8 week summer orientation program, students enter the 3rd year of the regular dental program of the College. Upon satisfactory completion of the 3rd and 4th years of the dental program, IDDP participants are awarded the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.

All graduates of DMD programs in Canada, once having passed the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) examinations, are eligible for licensure/ registration as a dentist in all provinces in Canada.

IDDP Admissions

All candidates should carefully read the information at the National Dental Examining Board's website. The information can be accessed at: http://www.ndeb.ca/

Please visit our website often for the updated information as it becomes available.

Prospective students may apply for one of two available streams: Track A and Track B.

Track A:

Application Review

Candidates to Track A must not be taking the Assessment of Clinical Skills either in December the calendar year prior to application or June of the year of application.

Applicants will be selected for the On-site Assessment based on:

• Academic credentials

• The results of their NDEB website (http://www.ndeb.ca/) Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge examination (applications with AFK scores of less than 55 per cent will not be considered)
 
• Work experience

• English language test results.

Applicants accepted for the On-site Assessment will be informed by mid-June of the year preceding entry into the program. Applicants who accept the offer of an On-site Assessment visit must indicate their acceptance in writing and by submitting the On-site Assessment Fee of $1,300 CDN and supply a notarized personal passport sized picture (no older than 6 months) on or before mid-July of the year preceding entry into the program.

For full admission info re: Track A - Click here.

Track B: Application Review

Candidates must attend an interview at the College if selected. Applicants will be selected for an interview based on:

• Academic credentials

• The results of their NDEB (http://www.ndeb.ca/) Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge;

• Assessment of Clinical Skills and Assessment of Clinical Judgment examinations, taken in December the calendar year prior to or June in the year of application

• English language test results.

Applicants accepted for the in-person interview will be informed by late August/mid-September of the year preceding entry into the program.

Applicants who accept the offer of an in-person interview must indicate their acceptance in writing by date given by IDDP Coordinator

For full admission info re: Track B – click here.