Qualifying Program DDS Requirements

The Faculty of Dentistry is committed to providing students with a quality educational experience in an up-to-date clinical facility. During the 2016/17 and 2017/18 academic years, the Faculty of Dentistry is planning a renewal of its clinic and pre-clinical instruction facilities. The Faculty will maintain its strong commitment to providing students with quality instructional opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities, with the extensive and varied patient clinical treatment experiences that have earned graduates a reputation as highly competent practitioners. To achieve this goal, senior year dentistry and dental hygiene students in the 2016/17 and 2017/18 academic years can expect some clinical patient treatment experiences to be scheduled on evenings and Saturdays.

Students will be required to successfully complete the following courses (with the exception of "Elective" courses) and progress will be monitored by instructors, course directors and Academic Standards Class Committees.

Year 1

Year 2

Policy Statement on Interprofessional Health Education

Students in the Faculties of Dentistry, Health Professions and Medicine are required to participate in interprofessional health education activities. These activities, together with specific program requirements, are currently evolving and in transition and are integrated into the curricula of individual programs. Participation is mandatory. The objective of interprofessional education in the Faculty of Dentistry are to:

  • knowledge and understanding of, and respect for, the expertise, roles and values of other health and human service professionals
  • understanding the concept and practice of patient/client/family-centred care.
  • effective communication, teamwork and leadership skills applied in interprofessional contexts.
  • positive attitudes related to the value of collaborating and teamwork in health and human service contexts.
  • an understanding, from a multi-disciplinary perspective, of the Canadian health and social systems, the legal send regulatory foundation of professional practice, how health and human service institutions are organized and operate, and how different health and human service professions contribute to the systems and ins.