Due to the current rise in COVID-19 infections, which has led to new lockdown restrictions and increased pressure on the health services in the UK and Ireland, we have been reviewing our plans to hold dental exams in early 2021.

As a result, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has taken the difficult decision to cancel the MFDS Part 2 OSCE examinations which had been scheduled to take place in February 2021.

We recognise that cancelling these exams will be disruptive and may cause anxiety to candidates, but the health and safety of all candidates, examiners and staff - and the wider public and community we serve - is paramount.

Membership in Orthodontics Part 2

Diploma of Membership in Orthodontics

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  • The Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) examinations are managed through collaboration between the dental faculties of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. This speciality membership diploma equips dental practitioners with expertise in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment. Award of the MOrth diploma demonstrates an understanding of diagnosis and treatment planning over a wide range of problems in orthodontics, together with a high level of expertise in carrying out orthodontic treatment.

    In the UK, the College of Surgeons of England delivers these examinations on behalf of both faculties.
    Internationally, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow delivers these examinations in Chennai, India.

    Enquiries regarding Chennai, India should be directed to:
    Examinations and Assessment Unit Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
    232–242 St Vincent Street
    Glasgow G2 5RJ

    Tel: +44 (0) 141 221 6072
    Email: MOrth@rcpsg.ac.uk

    Enquiries regarding the UK should be directed to:
    The Examination Department
    Royal College of Surgeons of England
    35 / 43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London WC2A 3PN

    Tel: +44 (0) 20 7869 6281
    Fax: +44 (0) 20 7869 6290
    Email: exams@rcseng.ac.uk

    Membership of the College

    In applying for the MOrth taking place in the UK, you may opt to join our College or the English College, once successful. In applying for the MOrth in Chennai, you will join our College, once successful. In joining us, you will be part of a growing membership committed to ensuring high standards of dentistry practice through assessment and continuing professional development. You can view information on our membership categories and see the benefits offered by visiting our Join Us pages.

    Before applying for this examination, ensure you have read and understood the supporting documentation including the examination regulations.

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