Becoming an RDT in New Brunswick
RDT- Registered Dental Technician: an individual who has completed all phases of the examination process as set out by the CADTR. These individuals will be listed on the NBDTA membership roster as a Registered Dental Technician. These individuals may own and operate laboratories or work in a lab operated by a fellow RDT.
DT- Dental Technician: an individual who has not yet to complete any/all phases of the examination process. These people will be listed on the membership roster of the NBDTA as a Dental Technician. These individuals may work in a dental clinics, hospitals or laboratories but this individual may not own/operate the lab themselves.
Applying to become a registered member
As of February 1st 2021, all individuals wishing to work in the province of New Brunswick as a Registered Dental Technician and who wish to register with the NBDTA must have completed the credentialing and competency assessment process, which is administered by the Canadian Alliance of Dental Technology Regulators.
Once the individual has successfully passed the CADTR credentialing process, they may contact the NBDTA by email to begin the application process. The individual will present their results and apply for membership with the association. An application fee of $250.00 is required before the application can be processed. Upon granting of membership, the individual will be added to the Association Registry and will be granted the benefits that come along with that.
For More information regarding the CADTR credentialing and competency assessment process including policy information, resources and applicant portal, please visit their website at: https://cadtr-acortd.com/
Is this process available to me?
Licensure is available to anyone who falls into one of the below categories:
has completed a recognized dental technology program in Canada
has completed a recognized dental technology program abroad
has previously been a RDT within Canada but has allowed their status to expire
New Brunswick Dental Technicians Association list of Fees
Membership Application fee $250.00
Annual Registration fee Regular Registered Member (RDT) $300.00
Annual Registration Fee non-registered member $200.00
**Please Note** Individuals who are already members of the NBDTA are required to renew membership annually