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Permanent Residence in Canada for Dentists!

Canada for Dentists

Canadian Government is intended to welcome at least 1,000,000 skilled migrants by the year 2021. In such a flexible scenario, Dentists or Dentistry in Canada is turning out to be one of the most demanding professions among the aspiring immigrants to Canada.

Here is our quick guide for eligible & qualified Dentists to secure their Permanent Residence in Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Immigration Programs or other Provincial Nomination Programs.

Job titles covered under NOC List Code 3113 for Dentists in Canada

National Occupation Classification (NOC) Codes of Canada determines in-demand occupations in the country from an Immigration point of view. Thus, every skilled immigrant to Canada wants their occupation to fall under the NOC list code.

Our focus today is on Dentists in Canada which fall under the NOC code list 3113 and covers various job titles including: 


Dental Surgeon General Practice Dentist Oral & dental surgeon
Endodontist Implantologist- dentistry Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon
Oral medicine specialist Oral radiologist Pediatric dentist
Pedodontist Periodontist Prosthodontist
Stomatologist Oral Medicine specialist Oral surgeon

Employment opportunities for Dentists in Canada under NOC 3113 are not limited only to hospitals, care facilities, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ clinics, but also allowed for self-employment in their own dental practice. 


Average hourly wage of Dentists in Canada

With annual salary for Dentist in Canada ranging from CA $120,000 – $240,000 and average full-time annual salary CA $142,000, here is a region-wise compilation of average hourly wage for Dentists in Canada: 


Alberta CA $64.08
British Columbia CA $38.59
Manitoba CA $61.64
Ontario CA $66.47
Quebec CA $57.86
Saskatchewan CA $96.15


When it comes to matching the skills, qualifications, and experience of Internationally qualified Dentists like you who are aspiring to immigrate to Canada with the specific requirements of Canadian Provinces and Territories, we recommend you to take this free online assessment for expert guidance.


How to migrate to Canada as a Dentist

Dentistry is a regulated profession in Canada. Therefore, only a licensed Dentist in one’s home country is eligible for immigrating to Canada to practice Dentistry. 

Additionally, demonstration of work skills, the experience is necessary to qualify as a skilled worker in Canada.  

Here is a glimpse of how Canada assesses internationally qualified Dentists like you against their internal benchmarks: 


  • Firstly, you must have a BDS/DDS/DMD degree and be certified by the NDEB.
  • Now, register on the Express Entry system. Canada Express Entry system is the quickest and easiest pathway for economic immigration. Your profile is scored and ranked using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) which is based majorly on core human factors like age, education, work experience, language proficiency in English or French, and other factors like spouse’s adaptability factor, job offer, etc.  
  • Wait for IRCC’s fortnightly Express Entry draw and if you are eligible, you will receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence in Canada in a quick time. 


Migrate to Canada as a Dentist along with your family

Canadian economic immigration programs are so popular among thousands of skilled migrants every year for the fact that it also allows easy family immigration. In fact, under the Express Entry system, your spouse’s skills, education, and qualifications will make your overall application even stronger.

Study opportunities, high standard of living including access to quality healthcare, social benefits and a chance to apply for Canadian citizenship after four years of permanent residency make Canadian immigration along with your family a great experience.

You can further improve your score or migrate to the desired province in Canada by fixing a free appointment with us. Get in touch with us to kick start your Canadian immigration plan.

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