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CDSPI - Advice, Insurance, Investments
CDSPI is a not-for-profit organization focused solely on supporting the needs of the Canadian dental community. CDSPI provides you with stress-free expert advice and leading insurance and investment solutions, tailored specifically to your needs. Take advantage of complimentary access to (a) investment planning advisors that offer students practical financial tips and solutions, and (b) insurance advisors that offer you valuable insurance that comes at no cost to students, including disability, life and dental tools coverage. As you progress through dental school, approach graduation and begin practising, CDSPI will help you every step of the way. Learn more >
CDAnet - Important Information for Graduating Students!
CDAnet is the service that enables dentists to send patients' dental benefit claims to insurance companies electronically. A CDAnet subscription authorizes a dentist to send claims electronically from a particular office. When you join a dental office, it is likely that one of the first things you will be asked to do is subscribe to CDAnet and to the ITRANS Claim Service, CDA's complementary service that enables electronic claims to be transmitted securely on the internet. CDAnet and ITRANs are member services that are only available to members of their provincial/territorial dental associations, or in Quebec, members of CDA.
To find out more about CDAnet and ITRANs, including how to subscribe, please visit http://www.cda-adc.ca/en/services/CDANet/
On the NDEB website, students can find a number of resources related to preparing for the boards and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). All resources, including the released questions, can be found under the Reference Materials and Resources section on the NDEB website. Information on how to apply for the Written Examination and OSCE can be found under Accredited Programs. You can also email the NDEB at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
NCOHR links oral health researchers across Canada. NCOHR offers resources to encourage oral health researchers to collaborate and communicate with one another, and with our clinical colleagues. NCOHR envisions that innovative and collaborative oral health research partnerships will make a difference in the health of Canadians.NCOHR resources for Canadian dentistry students include:
an online registry of oral health researchers and students
a comprehensive directory of Canadian educational programs in Dentistry
a list of funding opportunities for trainees
NEW MOCK OSCE EXAMS - FREE!
Introducing a free tool for individuals taking the NDEB Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) so they can prepare for the examination.
Register so that you can access the tool and participate in it's development by sending feedback about the use of the site and any suggestions for improvements.