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.
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.
Once you meet the above requirements you must successfully complete the following exams to be licensed in Florida:
1. A written examination on the laws and rules of the state regulating the practice of dentistry, administered by Prometric.
2. A practical or clinical examination (Florida-specific), that includes: (a) 2 restorations, at least one on a live patient. (b) demonstration of perio skills on a live patient. (c) demonstration of prosthetic & restorative skills in removable and fixed prosthetics. (d) fixed prep on mannequin teeth. (e) demonstration of endo skills. The exams are administered in Nova Southeastern and University of Florida dental schools.
3. A diagnostic skills examination, administered by Prometric.