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General Practice Residency Training Program

The Faculty of Dentistry and the departments of Dentistry of the Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre (12th and Oak site and UBC site), the BC Cancer Agency and British Columbia's Children's Hospital, offer a one-year General Practice Residency training program commencing each June. The residents selected must be registered as students of the Faculty of Dentistry and with the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia for which separate fees are paid.


Graduates of any accredited North American dental school are eligible for admission. All candidates must satisfy the requirements for registration of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC. Graduates of foreign dental schools must possess a current and valid certificate from the National Dental Examining Board of Canada.


Application forms and descriptive literature on the program may be obtained from Dentistry. Inquiries may also be made of the heads of dental departments at individual teaching hospitals. There is an application fee of CAD$150.00 which must accompany the completed application. The completed application must be submitted before October 15 for entry to the program the following year.

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