Following a freedom of information request for the ORE and country of qualification origin, the GDC provided the following information.
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Following a freedom of information request for qualifications of dentists and dental care professionals, the GDC provided the following information.
Thank you for your request for information dated 04 April 2022 regarding the number of people enrolled on to the ORE candidate list for part 1 from 2010 to now by their country of origin.
Datasets on the Overseas Registration exams in the last 5 years and the number of Dentists from the UK and overseas
Pass rate of the Overseas Registration Exam in the last five years and country of qualification.
I write further to my email of 29 April 2022 acknowledging your request for information regarding dental therapists and hygienists in England and the UK.
Datasets on Overseas Dentists registered as Dental Hygenists and Therapists from January 2021 21 to January 2022
Overseas dentists registered with the GDC as dental hygienists and therapists between January 2021 and January 2022.
I write further to my email of 23 June 2022 acknowledging your request for information regarding the regional breakdown of dentists.