Orthodontist

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is a specialized expert

is an expert in general dentistry

EXPERTISE

4 to 5 years of studies in dental medicine

+ 3 YEARS of full-time specialized residency in orthodontics

+ 1 EXAM administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and recognized by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec (since 1994)

4 to 5 YEARS of studies in dental medicine

TRAINING

Orthodontics only

Multi-disciplinary dental medicine

TYPE OF PRACTICE

Reserved title: Orthodontist (specialist certification)

Title: Dentist

PROFESSIONAL TITLE

ORTHODONTISTS are specialist dentists who have completed a residency in orthodontics and passed the exams required to use the reserved title for this specialization.

DENTISTS are professionals who focus on preventing, assessing, diagnosing and treating defects and abnormalities in patients’ teeth, mouths, jaws and surrounding tissue.

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