Candidates for this program must possess a DDS or a DMD degree or the equivalent and be eligible to obtain a limited dental license from the Ordre des dentists du Quebec (a limited license can be issued by the ODQ without prior testing of French language competency exam.)

Candidates must have completed a year of internship or a general practice residency or equivalent prior to commencing the program.

Candidates must be certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) prior to the start of the program.