Dental Business Diploma and Preparation Program | St. Clair College

This special collaboration between Prep Doctors and St. Clair College gives internationally-trained dentists the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in Canada’s growing dental industry.

Remove the guesswork and anxiety out of preparing for the fundamental knowledge and clinical judgement exams while gaining the business skills you will need to become a successful dentist in Canada.

Over two years you will learn about accounting for dentistry, business communications, economics, Canadian culture and so much more. All while receiving the best preparation possible for the rigours of the NDEB equivalency process.

Flowchart showing the semesters and dates for the program.

Get ready for the Canadian Market

Learn the essentials of business practice through a Canadian and dentistry lens. This part of the program, conducted by St. Clair college, gives participants real-world tools such as accounting, human resources, marketing and business law. Taught by business professors and dental industry experts this program prepares dentists for the rigours of the Canadian dental market.

Major steps toward equivalency

Take the first two steps toward dental equivalency. As part of this program, participants take the Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK) and Assessment of Clinical Judgement courses. The program covers all the biomedical and applied science required for the AFK exam. Candidates have access to both complete courses including hundreds of in-class lecture hours, multiple mock exams, weekly quizzes and access to the most experienced NDEB equivalency instructors in Canada.


Interested applicants must complete a pre-assessment before applying to this program of study. To begin the pre-assessment please complete this questionnaire. Once the questionnaire has been completed an authorized admissions officer will contact applicants.

Contact information:

Prep Doctors
Uthman A. Quick

Marketing & Communications Manager
Office: +1 855-397-7737ext.106

St. Clair College
Nathaniel VeltKamp

Director, International Education
Office: +1-519-972-2727 ext. 5899