To be eligible to participate in the Dental Match, a residency must either (i) be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC), or (ii) have applied for initial accreditation, expect to receive accreditation by the completion of training of applicants matched in the 2021 Match, and have received permission from the appropriate sponsoring organization to participate in the Match.
The Program Director of each accredited AEGD, ANES, GPR, OMS, ORTHO, PED, PERIO, and PROS residency is sent an email with a personalized link and instructions to register their residency for the 2021 Match.
The registration process should be completed by the Program Director and can be started by clicking on the personalized link in the email sent by NMS.
If you have not received your personalized email to register for the Match by May 17, 2020, please contact NMS.
The fees to register for the Match are:
- $90 USD registration fee for each program registered for the Match by the residency
- $65 USD for the 1st position offered in each program
- $50 USD per position for the 2nd through 6th positions offered in each program
- $40 USD per position for the 7th and subsequent positions offered in each program
Registration fees can be paid online at the time of registration by credit card.
If your residency is already registered and you have an outstanding invoice that must be paid, you have two options:
Pay By Credit Card
Invoices can be paid online by VISA or Master Card using the button below. You will need your Invoice Number and amount owed.
Pay By Check
Checks should be made payable to National Matching Services Inc. and mailed (with sufficient postage to Canada) or sent by courier delivery service to:
- National Matching Services Inc.
- 20 Holly St, Suite 301
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- M4S 3B1
After You Register
Once the online registration process is complete, you will receive a confirmation by email. The confirmation will include the Code Number(s) and program description(s) for each program registered for the Match. You should provide the program Code Number(s) to each of your applicants as the Code Number(s) uniquely identify your program(s) in the Match. This is particularly relevant for residencies that are offering more than one program in the Match.
You can update your residency or program information by logging into the NMS Match System. This includes modifying the number of positions offered by a program in the Match, adding an additional program to your residency, withdrawing a program from the Match if you no longer intend to offer any positions in the program, or modifying your contact information.