ATDH & NBDHE Exam Prep for Dental Hygienists

Get the prep you need to pass the ATDH & NBDHE to pursue a dental hygiene career.

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Exams for Dental Hygiene Students

If you are pursuing higher education programs for Dental Hygiene or seeking to be a licensed dental hygienist, you will be required to pass both the Admission Test for Dental Hygiene (ATDH) and the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) exams.

ATDH & NBDHE Exam Prep

The type of exam you take depends on your Dental Hygiene journey progress. Whether you are starting to pursue your career as a Dental Hygienist or you are ready to take the NBDHE to become a licensed Dental Hygienist, we can help.

Entrance EXAM
Admission Test for Dental Hygiene (ATDH)

ATDH is intended for candidates who are pursuing a career in dental hygiene and seeking admission into a dental hygiene education program. This exam assesses critical thinking with focus on: Reading Comprehension, Language Usage, Quantitative Reasoning, Perceptual Ability, Biology, and General Chemistry. It’s multiple-choice, single-response test questions presented in the English language. The questions have only one correct answer and candidates are only allowed to choose one response.

Licensing EXAM
National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE)

The National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) is an exam required by state licensing agencies for those who are seeking to be a licensed dental hygienist in that state. The NBDHE exam contains 350 multiple-choice questions and has a total time limit of 7.5 hours. The exam is split into two sessions. The first session contains 200 discipline-based questions, while the second session contains 150 questions related to patient cases.
To pass the NBDHE, you will need to score a minimum of 75.

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