FAQ
I am an international dentist who does not have a license to practice in Ontario. Can I still take a course?

You are welcome to attend any Continuing Dental Education course, with no requirements for courses that do not involve practice on live patients. For courses that involve work on live patients, you will need to obtain a temporary education license from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). Please see their website (www.rcdso.org) for more information.

I cannot find my certificate. Where did you send it to?

We send the certificate to the email address that you registered with. Occasionally, some email providers filter our emails into the Spam/Junk/Promotion/Other folders. Please check these folders for any emails from us (continuinged@dentistry.utoronto.ca). 

How will the certificate be sent to me?

The certificate will be emailed to you within a few business days after the course is completed.

Can I transfer my registration for a course to different course?

Unfortunately, we currently do not support transfers of registration. You will need to manually cancel your registration for one course and register for the other.

Will I get a refund if I cancel my registration for a course?

Please see the Cancelation Policy stated on the webpage of the course that you wish to cancel. If you are eligible for a refund, the refund will be processed automatically when you cancel. Please allow for 3-5 business days for the transaction process to be completed.

I cannot find the registration confirmation email. Where did you send it to?

We send the confirmation email to the email address that you registered with. Occasionally, some email providers filter our emails into the Spam/Junk/Promotion/Other folders. Please check these folders for any emails from us (continuinged@dentistry.utoronto.ca). 

When do you next offer the course ... ?

We plan our courses for each academic year (September to August) on annual basis. We usually post the information for courses each July. If you would like to be notified when information is posted, we invite you to subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on Facebook.

Are U of T CDE Courses certified by any professional organizations?

The Continuing Dental Education division of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto is committed to providing dental professionals with opportunities to improve their knowledge, skill and judgement throughout their professional career.  Following a proud 140 year tradition at the University of Toronto, Continuing Dental Education programming balances rigorous, evidence-based science with the teaching of superior practical techniques. 

ACDE AGD/PaceAGD/Pace Credits

I am a foreign-trained dentist who would like to obtain a license to practice in Canada. What programs does UofT Dentistry offer?

Please visit the International Dentists page for information on this topic, or visit our Programs section for information on the International Dentists Advanced Placement Program (IDAPP).

As a foreign trained dentist who does not have a license to practice in Ontario, can I take your courses?

Foreign trained dentists can attend any Continuing Dental Education course, and there are no prerequisites for participating in lecture or hands-on courses which do not involve practice on patients. If the course requires work with/on patients, you will need to obtain a temporary education license from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO). Please contact the RCDSO for details. 

You offer a CPR re-certification course for healthcare professionals - do you also offer a first-time CPR course for healthcare professionals?

We regret that we do not offer a first-time CPR course for healthcare professionals. Please consult the internet or yellow pages for a CPR course provider in your area.

Can I get another copy of the course handout?

In order to minimize our ecological footprint, the CDE office is eliminating paper course materials whenever possible and replacing them with digital media which is sent to the e-mail address provided at registration. If you no longer have that e-mail, we can re-send it to you. If you have previously received a printed/hardcopy course handout, we will provide you with a digital replacement copy if available. Some exceptions may apply, and if so, the CDE office will notify you.

Where is my course located?

You can find the course location with a link to Google maps listed at the left hand side of each course webpage.

Do I need to provide my own patient for the Implant Residency course?

It is strongly advised that you provide your own patient(s) so that you may provide ongoing patient care post-implant placement.

Can I be an observer at a course?

Yes, you can be an observer, but you will still have to register via our online registration system and pay the full course fee.

I took a course a while ago and misplaced my certificate. May I request a replacement?

We can replace certificates for courses that were taken within 7 years of the inquiry. Please note that there is an administrative fee of $50 associated with the replacement of your certificate. You can contact us at continuinged@dentistry.utoronto.ca for further information.

I’ve taken a Medical Emergencies course at another institution and with another instructor. Can I enroll in the Nitrous Oxide & Oral Sedation course with Dr. Haas?

In order to take the Nitrous Oxide & Oral Sedation course, you must have successfully completed the Medical Emergencies course with Dr. Haas within the last two years prior to enrolling in the Nitrous Oxide & Oral Sedation course. Unfortunately, due to the very specific nature of the course materials covered in his courses, Dr. Haas is not able to recognize Medical Emergencies courses taken with other instructors.

A course I want to take is full. Can I be placed on a waiting list?

Definitely! Please send us an email at continuinged@dentistry.utoronto.ca indicating your name and the title of the course you would like to take, with the request to be added to the waitlist. When a spot opens up, we invite the person at the top of the waitlist to register.

We have registered a dental team member for a course. Can we transfer his/her registration to a different team member?

Unfortunately, we currently do not support transfers of registration. Your team members will each respectively have to cancel and register for the course

How, and when, can I find out about upcoming courses?

Continuing Dental Education will post courses for each new academic year on our website each July. To view courses at any given time, click on COURSES menu tab available on our website .  You may also consider subscribing to our e-newsletter or like us on facebook 

 

Can I transfer my course registration to a colleague?

Unfortunately, we currently do not support transfers of registration. Your colleague will have to register for the course independently.

Can I switch my registration from one course to another?

Unfortunately, courses are not transferrable. You will need to cancel your current enrollment and register for the course you’d like to take instead.

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

The cancellation/refund policy is listed on each respective course web page: If you cancel out of a course two weeks prior to the course date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel out of a course one week prior to the course date, you will receive a 50% refund. There is no refund for cancellations after one week prior to course date. The University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry reserves the right to cancel any course at its discretion. In the event of a cancellation registrants will be notified and their course fee refunded in full. Please note that the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry is not liable for any incidental expenses (including transportation and/or accommodation costs) associated with course cancellations.

How can I cancel my registration for a course?

You can cancel your registration for a course by following the link and instructions provided in the registration confirmation email that was sent to you when you registered.

How do I register for a course?

You can register for a course by clicking on the ‚ÄúRegister Now‚ÄĚ button located on the course webpage and following the subsequent instructions provided. You will receive a confirmation email to notify you that your registration was successful.