DHA issues professional license for Dentists as per the following titles:
To view licensure requirements and recognized dental specialty qualifications click here
Only the following Dentistry Specialties are recognized by Dubai Health Authority (DHA):
- Dental Radiology
- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Oral Medicine
- Oral Surgery
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Primary Care Dentistry
- Restorative Dentistry
- Forensic Dentistry
- Conservative Dentistry is not recognized a dental specialty. Any applicant holding Conservative specialty degree may apply as General Dentist.
- Implantology is a branch of dental practice pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral function. To provide Impantology service, Dentist must be licensed by DHA, he/she shall apply to obtain Implantology as privilege. For further information regarding Implantology and course requirements click here
Additional documents may be requested by the Health Regulation Department to justify the application for licensure.
Attestation of qualifications and experience by UAE embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs is NOT required.
Primary Source Verification (PSV) will be carried out. Applicants who knowingly submit falsified documents will be liable for prosecution as per UAE Federal Law. This would also include an immediate termination of the licensure process and/or revocation of licensure if already issued by DHA.
Evidence of malpractice insurance is required for all approved applications before issuing the license.
The application credentialing might take up to six weeks.