Dental Council
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Dublin 2, Ireland
 
   

 

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    Orthodontic Therapy Registration

    1. Orthodontic Therapists qualified within  Ireland;


      Currently the only Dental Council approved training programme in Ireland is the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy in Trinity College, Dublin.

      • Complete application form
      • Photocopy of your Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy
      • Character Reference from the head tutor of your programme in Orthodontic Therapy
      • Photocopy of your passport for identification purposes
      • Current Curriculum Vitae or signed work history (This must be a detailed account of your work history from the time you graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist. Dates must be formatted as DD/MM/YYYY and you must state the title or grade of your post. Your work history must include the full name and address of each employer)
      • Complete Statement of regulatory bodies (This statement should be a comprehensive list of any Regulatory Body or Competent Authority that you are, or were previously, required to register with in order to practise your profession in a particular jurisdiction. For example if you worked in the UK and had to register with the General Dental Council in order to legally practise in the UK, the GDC must be listed on your statement. If you are newly qualified or have never registered with any other body, you must still complete the statement by signing and dating it)
      • Remittance of €25.00.


    2. Orthodontic Therapists qualified  outside of Ireland;


      • Complete application form
      • Photocopy of your Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy
      • Character Reference from the head tutor of your programme in Orthodontic Therapy
      • Photocopy of your passport for identification purposes
      • Current Curriculum Vitae or signed work history (This must be a detailed account of your work history from the time you graduated as an Orthodontic Therapist. Dates must be formatted as DD/MM/YYYY and you must state the title or grade of your post. Your work history must include the full name and address of each employer)
      • Complete Statement of regulatory bodies (This statement should be a comprehensive list of any Regulatory Body or Competent Authority that you are, or were previously, required to register with in order to practise your profession in a particular jurisdiction. For example if you worked in the UK and had to register with the General Dental Council in order to legally practise in the UK, the GDC must be listed on your statement. If you are newly qualified or have never registered with any other body, you must still complete the statement by signing and dating it)
      • Transcripts of Course in Orthodontic Therapy (You must submit the originals and these should include subjects undertaken, grades received and any clinical training)
      • Remittance of €25.00

       Any documentation, if in a language other than in English, should be translated into the English language and duly notarised. Both the requested document and its original translation should be forwarded.

      Notarized translations must be an exact translation of the source material. They must always include a clause from the translator together with a round seal affixed, and must be certified by the translators signature. A copy of the document that has been translated must be bound to its notarised translation by the translator, making it clear that he/she has made the translation from the specific document in question.

    Registration form for Orthodontic Therapists

    Orthodontic Therapist Statement for the Dental Council of Ireland

    Orthodontic Therapist Character Reference Form