Dental License in Florida for Foreign Trained Dentists
Florida is another state that many foreign trained dentists decide to live and work in, there are a lot of similarities to some of the other major states when it comes to steps to obtaining a dental license, lets see how the process works there.
A foreign trained dentist must complete a program of study at an accredited American dental school and demonstrate receipt of a DDS or DMD from that school or, complete a 2-year supplemental dental education program at an accredited dental school that provides remediation to the level of an accredited DDS or DMD program, and receive a dental diploma, degree, or certificate as evidence of successful program completion.
Clinical Examination Requirement:
All applicants for licensure must successfully complete ADEX Dental Licensing Exam administered in Florida, or ADEX administered in a jurisdiction other than Florida if the exam was completed after October 1, 2011.
Written Examination Requirements:
Another standard requirements as in all other states is successfully completing the NBDE parts I & II within 10 years of the date of the application.
Laws and Rules examination, you will be notified of eligibility to take this exam after you submit the licensure application.
Proof of completion of a minimum two hour course in the prevention of medical errors within the past two years.
Current proof of training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at the basic support level.
Department of Health
Board of Dentistry
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN #C-O8
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3258
(850) 245-4474 Telephone Number
(850) 921-5389 Fax Number