Become an Ontario dentist

All dentists practicing within Ontario are members of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. You must apply for and receive a valid certificate of registration to perform the procedures that are authorized to Ontario dentists.

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Applying to the RCDSO

Ready to apply for a certificate of registration to practice dentistry in Ontario? Use our online applicant portal to fill out your application, pay the required fees and submit it to the College.
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How will I know if my application has been received and if anything is missing? What happens if my application expires? Can I withdraw my application? Can I get a copy of my receipt? Can I apply before receiving my NDEB certificate number or before completing the Ethics course? More FAQs