Overseas Registration Examination(ORE)

The ORE is an exam that overseas qualified dentists have to pass in order to register with the General Dental Council in the UK. GDC Registration allows dentists to practice dentistry unsupervised in the UK.

The ORE exam has two parts:

It consists of two Computer-Based Exam Papers:

Paper A –  Covers clinically applied dental science and clinically applied human disease.

Paper B – Covers aspects of clinical dentistry, including law and ethics and health and safety.

Each paper lasts 3 hours and is made up of multiple short answer questions (extended matching questions and single best answer questions).

There are four components of Part 2 Exam:

  1. An operative test on a Dental Manikin (DM)
  2. An Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  3. A Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Exercise (DTP)
  4. A practical examination in Medical Emergencies (ME)

Services We Are Providing:

We Provide Complete Preparation Courses for PART-1 and Part-2 ORE Exam.
ORE PART-1 Preparation Course:

This course will cover key Topics in the ORE Part-1 exam curriculum outlined by the GDC and Mock Tests. Course includes lectures & hand out of the most common topics and questions that candidate can expect in the exam. Course Tutors are available to offer you full support and the required guidance throughout the course as necessary.

ORE Part-2 Preparation Courses:

We provide complete preparation course for Part-II of ORE Exam as well including all four components:



Candidates are required to perform three procedures over a period of three hours. These procedures primarily involve the preparation and restoration of teeth, but may also include other procedures where appropriate simulation can allow assessment of operative skills.

The exercises examined on Frasaco teeth and jaws are as follows:

  1. Amalgam Exercises
  2. Composite Exercises
  3. Root Canal Treatment
  4. Crown Preparation Exercises
  5. Labial Veneer
  6. Temporary Crown Exercise
  7. Impression Exercise
  8. Rubber Dam Placement
  9. Partial Denture Exercises

This is where candidates visit a series of ‘stations’ which test their clinical skills.

These may include history-taking and assessment, communication skills (such as an explanation of problems and treatment plans), judgment and decision making, ethics and attitudes, and clinical examination.


The series of stations may cover aspects of the following:

Behavioral sciences, human disease, law, ethics and professionalism, clinical dentistry, restorative dentistry, pediatrics dentistry, orthodontics, preventive dentistry, dental public health, comprehensive oral care, oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral microbiology, dental radiology and imaging.


There will be a maximum of 20 stations and the OSCE lasts 2 hours in total.


  • Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Exercise

This exercise involves an actor who will provide an appropriate history (but will not be examined).Relevant additional information such as photographs, radiographs, study models or results of other special tests will be provided.The exercise may involve any of the above aspects of clinical dentistry. DTP guidance is available on the GDC website.


  • A Practical Examination in Medical Emergencies (ME)

This assessment consists of two parts:A structured scenario-based oral examDemonstration of single-handed basic life support.

This will include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) using a resuscitation manikin.

ME guidance is available on the GDC website.

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