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Program Description

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Currently held over two academic years beginning in May, the Program leads to a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS).  Upon successful completion of the ITD Program and the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) Written and Objective Structured Clinical Examinations, candidates will be eligible for licensure/registration as a dentist in all Canadian provinces (a French proficiency exam is required for licensure in Quebec).

Students in the ITD Program must attend all lectures and seminars for courses in: Pharmacology, General Medicine, Oral Pathology, Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning, Integrated Restorative, Patient Assessment, Patient Management, Dento-Facial Trauma, Introduction to Clinics, Clinical Practice, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Radiology, Periodontics, Practice Administration, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, and Endodontics. Clinical experience is patient-centered and students manage their patients following a comprehensive patient-care model.