All candidates for recognised specialist training in oral pathology in the UK and Ireland must hold a registrable dental qualification and hold current registration with the GDC or registration with the Irish Dental council, as appropriate. Candidates must have completed a minimum of two years general professional training in dentistry and have obtained the FDS, MFDS/MFD (or equivalent).
Enrolment for specialist training in oral pathology requires:
· approval of a training programme by the SAC for the Additional Dental Specialties
· approval of the post and allocation of a Training Number (NTN/FTN/VTN) by the Lead Dean for the Additional Dental Specialties in England and Wales, the Dental Postgraduate Dean in Scotland or the Postgraduate Dental Dean in Northern Ireland, as appropriate.