Most state licensure requirements state that they need a CODA approved dental program so I would advise you to search for the programs on It even brought prestige to my private practice!! Thank you again. Another option is to work as a dental assistant – some states do not require further education and this lets you be in this environment and make some money as well. My sister is a US Citizen (born here), graduated from high school in the US and completed her degrees/specialty in the Dominican Republic. How can she go about it? I haven’t specified the states that accept IDP in the table because once you graduate from IDP, you get a US DDS and can practice in any state. Some states say “at least 2 years of accredited training in general dentistry” – they mean either DDS/DMD programs, AEGD/GPR programs. it’s always good to know there are other people out there who share same concerns. I’m aware of some states mentioned in the table/map below that gives licensure by reciprocity to foreign dentists who have completed only a Specialty program. Thank you very much for providing detailed information on your website. But if they are looking only at the score, then it will be hard because they would only assume that you would find it hard to understand simple instructions and converse with patients. How did you land on a place with faculty license in the first place? Hi Meera! Hi Dr Meera, thank you so much for this information. It is so difficult to find this information otherwise. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you in advance for all the help, I’ve seen you answering patiently to all the questions. Im in the process of putting my application together. The reason for this was, I always enjoyed research and teaching and I always had plans, that upon my retirement from practice (or partial retirement)? I learned a lot by going through your articles and i must say it really helped me go through the whole process. Regarding Washington state licensure, will I gain elligibility after completing 2 year visiting fellowship on pros and perio in Coda accredited dental school? After having practiced dentistry in New York for almost 20 years, I almost had a nervous breakdown? These include postdoctoral programs like GPR or AEGD in dental anesthesiology, oral medicine and orofacial pain. Overall, your main options are to get into an Ortho residency program in the US directly (thereby skipping an advanced standing program), or getting into an advanced standing program first, then continuing on to an ortho residency in the US. Hello Meera, Thank you for Helping by giving valuable information. It would be great to know. The options are: The only state that grants a US dental license without additional US training is Minnesota (MN). 3-What is the lest competitive option for me GPR, AEGD or IDP? As I am already in Massachusetts-I am looking to settle here, Could you guide me if I do a MS in perio ,can Ipractice in Mass? OMFS is a 4 or 6 year track. Looking positive response to my queries.. have a nice day thankyou so much…. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. If you have these exams passed, you are ahead of the game and you can compete with other applicants. I did not really see any info on the requirements in Georgia. The applicant must complete a program of study at an accredited American dental school and must demonstrate receipt of a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S.) through, this guide it made me understand a lot and I will definitely try o follow your instruction in the future. Did you finish your BDS and/or MDS from India ? Will working numerous internships for the remaining 2 years of my BDS help in my rank for admissions? Thank you so much for your time.You are very kind.Can i talk to you.Could you please connect me to any Oral Pathologist.I went to Buffalo university and talked to the program director.He told as i already have a oral pathology degree there is more chance of getting admission.But yet for my husband green card has not been raised by his company.He is into IT profession.And more over i feel compared to general dentistry the chance of getting job for Oral pathologist is less.I am not sure if it is true.Even the program director told me most of the people who studied there went back to their own countries.I am really confused.Now t is almost three years i have been here in USA ,sitting idle at home.I am not even getting any volunteering opportunities in dental clinic. May The Blessings of Our One G-D, Our Lord Be Upon You All (No Matter Which Religion You Belong To, We Are All Children Of The Same One God) The G-d of “I AM”!!! I have done my ECE evaluation and am working on my NBDE Coming to my situation, I have completed a fellowship in Orthodontics from Pakistan. Hello, do you know any way to find out which university faculty will accept you and give you faculty license? Also, some universities like NYU have special residency programs for International students. This time you spend there will be valuable for you to get to know the faculty there and have them see what you are like in class, clinic etc. There really aren’t many residency programs that allow you to begin practicing immediately. ur reply will be highly helpful. Because I know this Ortho resident that told me they have not allowed him to get the IL license. We need to get all the paperwork for her MDS degree (she took her exams in June and all documents are not available yet) to ECE for evaluation. Find out if there are job openings and if they will consider foreign dentist for teh position. More information regarding this program will be appreciated. Valuable information. But not how to deliver a baby? Hello Meera thank you again for this excellent chat. Very nice and informative post. Please, is it possible to get a list of the states that except practice through residency? – i Had also presented 1 Scientific Poster and 2 Scientific Paper at pedo national conferences. Would you please guide me steps needs to be taken for an international specialist dentist how to get US Licence? I don’t know where I’m settling yet, so you can choose any state if you want to give an example. I mean I am a foreign qualified dentist aswell. I am planning to settle in Florida. And then will i be able to get the visa through lottery only? And is there a possibility it could take less then 4-6 years, like the program for oral and maxillofacial surgery? So there is stiff competition to get into these programs. How about Tofel ? Also, within the parameters of your training. Thanks for all the great info. My GPA is a 3.0 and will most likely stay that way when i graduate giving that in my country averages are cumulative. #dentallicense#foreigne#azusadds Hi everyone I decided I am going to make a series of videos for dentists. An advanced standing program allows an individual to complete the D.D.S. There are many predoctoral programs in the U.S. that offer advanced standing for international dentists, meaning students can receive credit for some of their dental education obtained in another country. You cannot work on H4. I am a dentist in the Philippines and soon migrating in the US with an approved petition from the US immigration office. correct me if I’m wrong To know step by step how to apply for dental licensure, check out my post I can understand your brooding situation. I have done my MDS (Perio) from India and acquired diploma M Perio from Royal College Edinburgh. Once you get licensed in a state, you have no time limitations (you will have to renew your license periodically). You will earn an American Dental degree (DDS/DMD) through a condensed timeframe, usually 2 to 3 years. I would look into which school accepts international graduates and what state will be the best option to move and settle in. Thank you so much for creating this thread. I am also very interested in pursuing oral pathology. Some more states will open up for you once you practice for 5yrs or more. But they keep on changing the rules every now and then. It may seem difficult, but Dr. Fox quickly sums up the general outline for an international dentist in USA to become an American trained dentist. If you really love Dentistry and Health Care, there are so many possibilities for everyone out there!! What shall I do? But some insurance companies have just a set fee per procedure, and will pay you that set fee regardless if you are a specialist in the field or not? So just to be clear, basically if I get an AEGD/GPR, I can only apply for OMFS residency in those states which accept an AEGD/GPR for international graduates? can u pls help with me with my doubts. She would like to learn what she can do to practice dental care in state like Minnesota. Portugal is a wonderful country and I’ve heard great things about the medicine practiced there., Hello can i please contact you personally. 1. An AEGD program is usually conducted in a dental school, community health center or military facility and provides experience with comprehensive patient care for all population groups. But you can never become Board-Certified, nor be a Full Member with voting rights. It will not be easy but try, try, try. Can I practice without going back to dental school? Your post said that i can practice dentistry here with GPR or AEGD programs of 2 yrs. I’m not understanding the AEGD or GPR program. I live in Florida and I want to know if after do an AEGD program at Temple University ( Philadelphia) when I was invited for interview I will be ready to get the Florida license? This is a great program for foreign dentists. So go ahead with your plans! Licensure by reciprocity/credentials grants licenses to dentists to practice in other States based on their current licensure and active, continuous practice for a specified period of time (typically 5 years) in another jurisdiction, without further theoretical and clinical examination. L’altra possibilità e lavorare a l’università per due a cinque anni e obtenire un DDS lavorando da faculty (you can make a deal with the university). All the best! I’ve written to them multiple times but they insist my documents cant be evaluated as its their policy. I published only a few research articles and mainly in foreign dental journals. Immigration will be another challenge for you depending on what your status will be when you migrate here – whether you will need a work visa or you will have a green card. Do refugees have any advantages/disadvantages? I know it seems impossible but you know it’s  my dream and l want to make it true. foreign-trained dentist), the applicant is not entitled to take the examinations until he or she completes additional educational requirements. Once he completes NBDE I & II (maybe ADAT? He/She will be treated the same way as a general dentist? Not specialty. I am a Hispanic Jew, so if you are also? Regarding the WREB/NERB eligibility, I’m looking into it but if I remember, all you need is a letter from your program director saying you have completed 2 yrs of US CODA approved training to be eligible for the exam. Unfortunately ACT programs are not CODA approved so you will be able to apply for state licensure to work as a dentist. First of all Dr. Meera thank you for this valuable post! I got my license by direct licensing ( exams) without going to university for 2 years. Best thing would be to email some of the OMFS programs directly. No one is going to teach you or guide you like they would in an IDP program. This needs some work on your part as there is no website that consolidates this information for you – it’s purely based on each school Board’s policy whether they hire foreign dentists as faculty. But why does an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon need to know how to actually perform obstetrics? I am in Illinois and Illinois is one of those states that starting January 2018, foreign trained dentist graduated from specialty program in the US cannot get license to practice in Illinois anymore! how would i apply for faculty job. I am a Nigerian trained dentist. Exactly. Thanks for making this easy for us. I wanted to ask something: I know that one before applying must have some US experience, therefore I found some preceptorship, but many are very expensive and that’s why it limits my chances in this regard…So my question is : Are 6 months worth it, or it must be necessarily a year ? The question they will ask is what have you learned from your time in a US program. If you don’t get it, you have to either join another educational program to get an F-1 visa to stay in the country or see if any university will accept you as faculty (they can apply for H1b visas throughout the year) It will be great if u elaborate more about h1b visa if i dnt get it within my opt. also my friend from Croatia did the same he went for Perio on Ucon, and now he is getting offers from Dubai crazy money , so he wa thinking to go for 1 y to return all loans ( maybe you can see if you are intrested too , just to share what i know ) . thanks in advance, Rachel. The easiest way is still applying for IDP programs just based on the sheer number of seats available and the resultant freedom to practice anywhere in the US. 1. I am a Canadian Dentist got licence in Canada by NDEB equivalency. Dear Ali, thank you for reading my post. will that help me in anyway in the US ? He is a foreign trained dentist as well as a maxillofacial surgeon. – I have completed 2 Publications: 1 National and 1 International It is best that you contact the boards directly before making major decisions. Do whatever will be the most cost-effective and least time-consuming but at the same time, everything depends on the invitation to interview…so I would advise you to visit some of the Universities you are really interested in…one on one facetime with them helps..and doing an externship or AEGD in that University will help. The only real advantage that U.S. Citizens trained abroad have is that they don’t have to worry about dealing with immigration issues. Thanks for replying. Just renewed my Philippine dental and PT license last week when I went home. This way the AEGD/GPR confirms your ability to practice general dentistry while the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency would confirm that I can perform those procedures too. All specialties will be open to you to apply after graduating from a DDS program. Hello I’m not linked to any state so I would take any opportunity. You … About the original question that was asked on this thread- agree there are no shortcuts. I appreciate you taking the time to write this blog, Dr. Meera and I hope you will be able to provide some information on this. Regarding the route with the least cost – I won’t be able to predict that – it all depends on you getting in somewhere. BUT many states licensing foreign trained Oral Surgeons could charge insurances Oral Surgeon specialist rates for Biopsies, Wisdom Tooth extractions, intra-oral and peri-oral lacerations, dentoalveolar trauma, etc. Actually, I am completely interested to have either DDS or DMD by following CAAPID application and other Universities that offer these two degrees. • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) Thank you for a very well written blog. I really have to appreciate the way you have helped out people . But try to avoid working with MEDICAID or MEDICARE!!! Also go into the websites of as many U.S. dental schools you can think of and call them (and write them), that you want to know about their Advanced Standing Programs for their DDS or DMD. You can post here or privately Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks for this great post. So let’s say you apply now for 2018 interview…you might start your program only in 2019. I have heard that the states allowing to practice as a periodontist without DDS has decreased ? should i study the DDS program or go for masters in the US to be able to work there ? I should start the specialty training in summer term 2018. If you are referring to a specialty done abroad in a non CODA accredited school, it will never be recognized in FL, sorry, I’m on the same boat. Even if a foreign dentist is accepted, it is usually because he knows someone or has someone who can vouch for him personally. And, the chances of working as a dental hygienist (or, teaching dentistry) in Minnesota. What would be my next step to becomes licensed in California? Then submitting payment to insurance companies is a real pain!!! 2) orthodontist – in the states of washington, virginia, nebraska. Me and my wife, we did BDS from Pakistan almost 15yrs back. Thank you! As others i also have a doubt. Hi Meera, I have finally decided to move on. But he would say “Practice Limited To Oral Surgery”, which was totally legal!!! We do not handle licensing. 4 yr dental program is a totally different have to write the DAT for that. FAQ for Foreign Trained Dental Hygienists A license is required in order to practice as a dental hygienist in the United States (U.S.). Thanks for the reply! Do universities want long periods by all means? There is no shortcut, why? There is one year of OPT within which you apply for the H1b lottery. I have passed ADEX and have a Michigan dental license. In this political climate, everything is up for change so it’s hard to predict anything! THESE COMPANIES USUALLY CHARGE A 6 TO 7% OF ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLES. Thank you Meera for taking time to answer my questions. You’ll have to email them separately. Once you get accepted into programs, then weigh the cost of the program with the benefit – which states will you be able to work, can you find yourself settling down there longterm etc.. As a permanent resident, I know the tuition will be considerably less for you if you apply to colleges in the state that you live in (in-state tuition) and also you might be able to apply for federal loans which have better rates/ private loans with no co-signer if you have a good credit score. Could you please explain this. Si, poi andare a lavorare in Texas o Washington state (ma nn c’è mai lavoro a Seattle). But I dont know if you get you DDS/DMD allowence/certification by doing that, plus have taken both NBDE I and II. Thank you!!! What are our chances to enter a programme and practice here and what’s the best and fastest pathway and state where we can practice . That would give him the freedom to practice anywhere after he graduates..he can then practice as a general dentist or apply for a specialty. I want to apply the texas board, which requires a pass in NDBE 1 and 2. She has done BDS from India and will be here with me in WA. After reading your post above, I have a few questions to ask. Dental License! Back in the day, Los Angeles was the most expensive city in California (I do not know if it still is or wether it has changed within the last 10 years)? Specialties NOT good enough. I would advise you to apply directly to the Perio programs that accept international students (you have to call them to be sure). Thank you very much for your reply!!!! One advantage of having a degree from Canada is, that a Canadian dental degree is totally reciprocal in Australia, New Zealand , Belize, India, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. But now I want to earn a masters in any of the branches their from US and settle down right their. Hi , thank you very much for your article, it was helpful and informative. I have no extracurricular or volunteer experience. I don’t know of any consults to help you navigate this. I think both of you guys (Jose and Peace) will find the guide book I wrote helpful – The International Dentist’s Guide to Obtaining a US Dental License. But you can practice only Pediatric Dentistry if you so desire!! Hi Meera, You will still need to take and pass exams like the NBDE and TOEFL as the results are part of the requirements to apply (For other requirements, click on the link). 2- can I attend any short courses or hands-on workshops to polish my skills and knowledge here with my BDS degree and if yes, do I need to have any US qualification for that too? Being an international dentist,can i go through traditional dental program after prerequisites course and DAT?What are your opinion regarding this? I did not know that I could study a specialty at a distance, I mean only being there a few weeks a year, it is a good point Nice to see someone from Colombia on this Forum. right now i am working in a teaching hospital in africa. But some states may accept a diploma, degree or certificate upon AEGD being less expensive than IDP or it depends on the university? He said “NO”, but I have over two thousand cases of surgeries I performed down in Mexico and here is the proof! I knew quite a number of Brazilian Dentists, who specialized in Pediatric Dentistry in Brazil or Argentina. Thank you so much for your kind words. Hi, are you sure Florida is included in the states that studying a 2-3yr specialty is enough to be registered there as a specialist? You are eligible for licensure by reciprocity in Tennessee. But without an IDP program and it’s DDS certificate, you will never be eligible for licensure in all the states of USA. Do you know where I could fin more about it? Where you want to apply will determine which system you use. I would love for you to guide and advise me. He also had movies or film, of himself in a Mexican Hospital performing the surgeries and explaining each step as he went through the procedure!! I wanted to ask if, usually, AEGD are less expensive than IDP…I read that you said that usually you get a stipend if you do either GPR or AEGD, but, for instance, Rochester University AEGD program for foreign dentists is tuition based, but much less expensive than an IDP….is that usually the norm? Thank you very much for your quick response, Dr. Meera. 2yr track is for foreign dentists – there are 38 universities that offer this. Below is the link for that information. If you guys want to stay in Florida I will recommend doing the DMD program in Nova. This depends on each school/program – the weightage for each criteria is set by the admissions board but they are flexible. Sorry for taking so long to reply to you. It is very tough to get into these residency programs this way..but hey..nothing is impossible! • Completion of 50 hours of continuing education including mandatory courses. You will have to contact individual Universities and ask if they will be interested. Does it expires as the toelf of other exams? The Graduate Restorative Dentistry Program is a MS track not a DDS/DMD track – if anything it’s requirements state the need for DDS/DMD or equivalent. I’ve really found the information on this site very useful and I wanted to ask about licensure in NY : after completing the 2 year IDP, is it compulsory to do a residency in order to get a licensure ? Yes, the UCLA ACT Restorative program is not CODA approved. Hey Meera. good work ! Could you give me some light into what are my best possibilities? Thanks in advance. After graduating ,I thought I didn’t want to be a dentist anymore. I am a BDS degree holder from India, and got admitted to a Operative Dentistry (MSD) program here in the US. Because in Manhattan the rents are much more higher (even though that is changing, because Brooklyn is becoming extremely expensive)? His GPA is great but sometimes you just can’t say what they are looking for. Would you happen to know someone who has gone through this route? Thank you and I look forward for your response. Your best option will be international DDS program or AEGD/GPR (Any 2-year CODA approved program that gives you a diploma, degree or certificate that is equivalent to a DDS degree). congratulations! in which all states i can practice ? Your suggestion is a good one – I will try to get some people to share their stories. AEGD/GPR eligible states are few so your ability to practice will be limited to them and you will not get reciprocal license in all the states either. (actually I  know refrences,but for NBDE 1 exam I  need summarized books and I couldn’t  find them). ALSO LOWERING THE INTEREST RATE TO A VERY MINIMAL AMOUNT OR NO INTEREST (YOU JUST PAY THE PRINCIPAL). There are a few states (Florida is one that comes to mind) which allows a few select candidates to practice without going through an advanced standing program. Yes, Specialty from abroad is unfortunately not recognized in the US. Best / Cheapest are opposing goals. Remember all this gets expensive so pick and choose based on number of seats, location (cost of living) and tuition. well dr.meera i am from india, doing by BDS course what would you suggest me to take so that i can practice as dentist in the US, in a cost efficient way and also meet the rules of the state. NBDE part I pass. If you do not get in the first round, try volunteering or assisting at a dental office nearby, going for dental CE’s and writing the ADAT. So i dont have much time for studies or exams. Thank you very much, I appreciate your advices!! According to your information, I could apply for the Nevada state dentist license. from a coda accredited programme, leading to a dds or dmd degree , Thank you for the encouraging words..that’s what keeps me motivated to do more posts. Now, I would like to ask you if you can help me with some doubts. If you are reading this, it would mean you are most likely a foreign trained dentist curious about practicing dentistry in the USA. The Ultimate Guide to US Dental License for Foreign Trained Dentists and International Dental Graduates wishing to practice dentistry in USA App is live! Maybe in Washington state – email them and see what they say. thank you. Anyways, good luck to all. I also knew a Salvadoran Dentist, who had specialized in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Argentina. Unfortunately, cant help you there. If you are particular about a certain program – shadowing in the department will help to give you valuable face time with the people who will determine who to call for interviews. Well, things are changing and you can get into practically any residency now a days, if you know where to apply? He would purchase as much malpractice insurance as he could get, and he did not have a problem with that? When I got started, we did not even have cellular phones! As you said above that NJ/PA has a reciprocity after 5 years of practice. It is a huge help. However, I do know that one of the oral pathologists at UNC is the highest paid dentist (600K+ a year) in the school. I’m considering taking a specialty program there because I feel like that’s the most secure path to take, even though it is very pricey. You will only get paid for an Endodontic treatment as a General Dentist. Hi! After you have your specialty, you are then a U.S. trained OM surgeon and can either leave the U.S. or apply for advanced standing program (which means, a university will make you repeat two to three years of dental school and award you your DDS or DMD!! Or which are the states I could practice in ? I am foreign trained dentist from India. Carnet de CPR Is there any short courses or diploma for dentist from India. I am sort of fixated on a particular state that I would like to practice, so is it safe to think that it is equal to doing a DDS )if we DECIDE in which state we are planning to settle down). I want to know how did your case go? Hi Dr. Thomas, Firstly, thank you very much for sharing this post. They also change geographically, depending where you are in the country. Thank you again Dr Alfredo hace una semana obtuve mi licencia dental, y despues de leer este post suyo me dio ganas de nuevo de estudiar, lolll…The idea of ​​studying a specialty outside the US is very interesting. The best place to go would be the Georgia State Dental Board I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. hi The AEGD is a good step if you have missed the application for this will look great on your resume and be credited to you as US based experience. I need to start applying for jobs. Is it possible to connect to a resource that can confirm this rule? I would encourage you to pursue not only graduate studies in a research discipline. At the same time – it can be time consuming and costly. But you will need a full time faculty job offer to apply for this license. But I would not base my future on second-hand information. Once you graduate, you have one year to find a job and get a work visa. You are doing such a fantastic job by helping all the internationals! I found out, that most of my friends were going through the same anxiety/depressive state! It is great information for me, but I’m still confused about my possibilities. I need help. We are now looking into moving out of state, to North Carolina. Thanks! I had a few doubts which I hope you could help clear. I’ll write to the board and hope for a response..never got one before! Wanted to know as how come you have MI dental license without DDS? Let me ask you a question about my situation. As a graduate of an accredited ADA program in Perio or Endo will just place you in their websites as specialist on the field. I have passed NBDE part 1 and 2 and I am going to apply for pediatric dentistry. Thank you. Thank you for all the information here! 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