Registration

Under the Health Professions Act, the College must register those qualified individuals who are practicing the profession of denturism in Alberta.  Our legislation and Bylaws provide different registers on which people may be registered. Below you will find the types of registration that the College administers and a brief description of each. For further information on how to register, eligibility and fees, please reference this website or contact the College.

Regulated members

General – this register is for qualified denturists who meet the requirements of registration on the general register.  This includes having graduated from an approved program, having successfully passed the registration examination and holding currency of practice.

Provisional – this register is for those individuals who have graduated from an approved program and would like to work before they receive the results of their registration exam.  While on a provisional practice permit, members must work under the supervision of another regulated member.

Courtesy – this register is for individuals who would like to practice in Alberta for a short period of time (not exceeding six months) for a specified reason.  These individuals must maintain registration in an equivalent jurisdiction.

Unregulated members

Student – this category of unregulated membership is available for students who are registered in Alberta in an approved program of study.  This membership allows the student to receive College communication while a student and become integrated into their chosen profession prior to graduation. Upon registration as a regulated member, the application fee will be waived for current student members.

Associate – this category of unregulated membership is available for those previous regulated members who choose to leave active practice for a period of time.  This could be for medical or parental leave or retirement. This membership allows the individual to receive College communication and remain in touch with the College and their chosen profession.

Honorary – this category of unregulated membership is bestowed to an individual by Council. This membership allows the individual to receive College communication and remain in touch with the College and their chosen profession.