Assessment of Clinic Skills (ACS)

5981 University Avenue, Halifax NS B3H 4R2
December 7-8 2019




Date of exam:                                      

Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8, 2019


Date & time of orientation:

Thursday, December 5, 2019

1:00-4:00 pm (pre-registration required)

Orientation includes a tour of the building, a demonstration of the clinic equipment and handpieces, and an opportunity to prep 3 teeth practise a rubber dam application. You will also have an opportunity to ensure compatibility with your handpiece.

Limited spaces are available. Registration is on a first-come basis. Please wear appropriate clinic attire to the orientation.

  Orientation fee:
(paid by credit card)
$325.00 (non-refundable)
  Orientation registration
(paid by credit card)

Deadline for registration is Thursday, Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:00 pm AST.

Download the registration form

Fax the form to 902.494.1757 or email it to

  Handpiece rental registration: (paid by credit card)

To rent a set of high and low-speed handpieces and attachments for the two-day exam, please download the registration form

For more information about handpieces.

Deadline for handpiece rental is Friday, November 29, 2019, 12:00 pm AST.

All other equipment and consumable supplies needed for the examination are the responsibility of the candidate.


Handpieces rental fee:
(paid by credit card; non-

$200.00/day ($400.00 for the two-day exam) for each set of one high and low-speed handpiece.  

No security deposit is required, however, you will be charged the full replacement cost for lost or damaged handpieces.


NOTE: You do not have access to the clinical facilities at Dalhousie University except during the scheduled orientations (Thursday, December 5, 2019) and the exam (Saturday, December 7, 2019 and Sunday, December 8, 2019).

Questions about the ACS exam may be directed to:


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