Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Orthodontics (M.Cl.D.)

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Program Information

School:Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Field of Study:Orthodontics Specialty
Description:The purpose of the program in Orthodontics is to provide the academic background and clinical experience appropriate to the specialty of Orthodontics. The program is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the Canadian Dental Association, and meets the specialty certification requirement of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the eligibility requirement of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

The 36-month program includes advanced training in the basic sciences pertinent to Orthodontics, the supervised diagnosis and treatment of selected complex orthodontic cases, the preparation of a research paper suitable for publication, and other related academic activities. The degree, Master of Clinical Dentistry (MClD) is granted by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies upon completion of the program. Admission to the Graduate Orthodontic Program is competitive: 3 candidates are accepted each year.
URL:Orthodontics (M.Cl.D.) at Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,236

Application fee: $250.00

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
  • Graduate Record Examination

Applicants who have graduated from a school outside of Canada, the United States, Australia or Ireland MUST complete a two year qualifying program from an accredited school in Canada and then Part I and Part II of the Canadian National Dental Board exam and possess a license to practice in Canada.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Interview, transcripts, 3 references.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 30, 2015