No one may practice the profession of dental surgeon in Cameroon if he/she is previously registered with the Order.
This role is kept by the Council of the Order and is regularly communicated to the supervisory authority, prefectures, town halls, and court prosecutors.
The conditions for registration on the roll of the Order are as follows;
(a) Be of Cameroonian nationality and enjoy their civic rights.
(b) Be of full age.
(c) Hold a State or University diploma in dental surgery or any other diploma recognized as equivalent by the competent authority at the time of submission of the application;
(d) Not have been convicted of any offense contrary to probity (theft, misappropriation of public funds, fraud, breach of trust, forgery, and use of false documents), or morality;
(e) they have not been declared bankrupt or placed in a state of compulsory liquidation.
The application for registration on the roll of the Order shall be submitted in duplicate to the Council of the Order, against a receipt.
The Council of the Order is obliged to decide on the application for registration on the roll of the Order within thirty (30) days from the date of its submission.
Any decision of the Council of the Order on an application for registration on the roll of the Order must be submitted for prior approval to the regulatory authority on the first working day following the decision.
The supervisory authority shall have a period of thirty (30) days in which to make its decision.
After this period, the decision of the Council of the Order becomes
enforceable and must be notified to the applicant. In all cases, after ninety (90) days from the date of submission of the file, the failure of the Council of the Order to respond shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the applicant’s application and automatic registration on the roll of the Order.