September 16, 2010
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“The Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation will use the money for a national centre to assess the credentials of foreign dentists and determine if they can come to Canada to work.” the story reports. “If the credentials are accepted, there is then a written test after which the dentists can register to work in any province.”
It will take one year, down from the current seven, to assess the credentials of a foreign-trained dentist. So far, 1,200 foreign dentists have applied to practice here.