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To apply as a courtesy regulated member

If you are currently registered as a denturist in another Canadian jurisdiction and are wanting to come work as a denturist in Alberta for a specific reason for six months or less, please follow the steps below to apply for registration on the courtesy register.

Please be aware that the practice of denturism in Alberta, for which one needs to be registered with the College, includes any of the activities below:

(a) assess, diagnose and treat persons missing some or all of their natural teeth,

(b) design, construct, repair, alter and fit any complete or partial denture for the purpose of restoring and maintaining function and appearance,

(b.1) teach, manage and conduct research in the science, techniques and practice of denturism, and

(c) provide restricted activities authorized by the regulations.

To apply for regulated membership, you must complete the online registration form, provide the required documentation and pay the associated fees.  The required documentation may be uploaded through the online application or sent to the College directly. The Registrar reserves the right to request any additional documentation or evidence in order to make an informed decision in the public interest. If you have graduated from a denturism school not approved by College Council, please contact the College.

Application form

  • Our online registration forms are temporarily offline. If you wish to register with the College of Alberta Denturists, please email office@abdenturists.ca.

Required documentation

For further information, please visit the registration guide.

  • Current criminal record check with category A vulnerable sector search (within six months)
  • Proof of legal entitlement to work in Canada (i.e., Canadian birth certificate, citizenship card, PR card, passport, work VISA)
  • Passport-type photo
  • Evidence of current registration as a denturist in another Canadian jurisdiction
  • Current CPR certification (for CPR specifications required, please click here)
  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance at the level required by Council (click here for more information)
  • Certificate of completion from a trauma-informed practice course (The link to the course and tips for successful completion may be found in this article from bytes: Mandatory Training – Bill 21 – College of Alberta Denturists (abdenturists.ca)<https://www.abdenturists.ca/blog/mandatory-training-bill-21/>). If an applicant has completed an equivalent course, please contact the College.
  • Two character references (at least one reference must be professional in nature)
  • Fees

An application will be considered complete when all required documentation has been received, in the form required, and all applicable fees have been paid in full.


Once the College receives all the required documentation, you can expect that it will take 1-3 business days for your application to be processed and a decision rendered. This decision may include referral to the Registration Committee.  Should any additional information or documentation be required, you will be contacted via the details provided in your application.

Review of Registration Decision

Should you wish to request a review of the decision of the Registrar or Registration Committee, you may do so through an appeal process pursuant to the HPA.  To instigate this process, you must notify the College within 30 days of receipt of the original registration decision with a letter of appeal and the applicable review fee.  Your appeal will be heard by a panel of Council.  A review will be commenced no later than 60 days after the review request is received by the Registrar. You will be notified when this is occurring.

Please forward any review requests to the Registrar at drichmond@abdenturists.ca.

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