Default Who would hire a foreign trained dentist who graduated from a Dental B

Mar 26, 2010
Dental Student
Who would hire a foreign trained dentist who graduated from a Dental Board of CA
aproved school???

The first students from the Mexican school, Universidad de La Salle Bajio, will be graduating this year apparently. The is the first international school that is being aproved by the Dental board of CA, due to the bill passed in 1998, AB 1116. Do not know the details about when they will be taking the Board Exams, but i do know that they will have completed an entire year of residency, which is awesome. With this said, I am wondering if there are any Dentists OUT THERE in CALIFORNIA, who would hire such dentists. I currently got accepted to this school. DO you think there is a chance for these kids to get jobs in California???

THIS school is not aproved by the ADA... :( But their facilities are awesome BTW this school has a great reputation in MEXICO. Dental Program is not easy, but it is very, very hands on, you start seeing patients, and helping at the clinic during the first semester.
Please answer, before I make my final decision to accept their invitation to start their dental program....
By the way, this program is 5 years, 1 year of residency included... DDS is awarded in this program, after completion of dental board exam in CA.
Thx yall;)


5+ Year Member
Jul 18, 2009
If the school isnt approved by the ADA, I wouldnt even think about hiring this person. Their school has to be approved, and have their license. I wouldnt put my DDS/DMD on the line for them. JMO. Better safe than sorry.