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Integrated National Board Dental Examination

The INBDE will be implemented in 2020 and the NBDE Part I will be discontinued. Read more.

INBDE Begins August 1, 2020

An important update to National Board Dental Examination eligibility criteria for candidates from non-accredited dental programs is available.

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JCNDE Mission

The JCNDE develops and conducts highly reliable, state of the art cognitive examinations that assist regulatory agencies in making valid decisions regarding licensure of oral health care professionals, develops and implements policy for the orderly, secure, and fair administration of its examinations, and is a leader and resource in assessment for the oral health care profession.

The Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations meets once a year at the ADA Headquarters located at 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. The next meeting date will be announced soon.