If you are a dentist (with an overseas degree – outside UK) and want to register and work in the UK as a dentist
Registration for dentists with a recognized qualification from Malaysian University
The General Dental Council recognizes overseas qualification obtained by certain university of Malaysia before certain dates. To see if your qualification is recognized for registration, please check the list below. If your qualification is not listed, you will need to pass the overseas registration exam before you can register. The criteria for degree and the year of qualification has to met at the same time.
University of Malaysia
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Qualification must have been granted between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 2000
If your Dental degree is from the above list, then you can apply for GDC registration without any exams.