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Dentistry offers a wide and varied selection of choices of career paths. There are a range of job opportunities within the dental team.

To become a BCDA member you will need to provide proof of either your registration type with the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC), another provincial regulatory body, or your University/NDEB status. 

Full Member

  • General Practitioner, Certified Specialist, Academic/Educational, and Armed Forces
    • Digital receipt showing your registration status and effective date with CDSBC as a General Practitioner, Specialist, Academic, Educational, or Armed Forces 
  • First Year in Practice
    • Copy of dental degree from an accredited CDAC/CODA program
    • Copy of specialty certification from an accredited CDAC/CODA program, if relevant
    • Confirmation of registration status and effective date with CDSBC

Retired

  • Retired in BC
    • Digital receipt showing your registration status and effective date with CDSBC as Retired or Non Practising.
  • Retired outside BC
    • Letter of good standing from another provincial College within Canada which includes registration status as Retired or Non Practising.

Volunteer

  • Digital receipt showing your CDSBC registration status and effective date as a Volunteer.

Student

  • Undergraduate at University of British Columbia
    • UBC DMD program proof of enrolment letter
  • Post Graduate at University of British Columbia (Resident/Intern)
    • Digital receipt showing your CDSBC registration status and effective date as a Limited Post-graduate/Research
  • Grad Class Outside BC
    • Proof of enrolment in CDAC/CODA dental program, e.g., a confirmation letter from Dean’s office
  • NDEB Candidate
    • Proof of enrolment for NDEB certification, e.g., ACJ & ACS exam results; or, NDEB official transcript; proof of BC/Canadian residency (government issued ID)