National Board Dental Hygiene Exam - NBDHE

Find dental hygienist exam resources including NBDHE practice tests, study guides, test tips, sample questions and other dental hygiene test preparation offerings. Candidates for dental hygienist are required to take the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam for certification. The NBDHE is developed by the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE) of the American Dental Association.

 
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Dental Hygienist Practice Test
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NBDHE Practice Exam
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Licensing of dental hygienists in the U.S. is regulated by the individual states. Currently, all states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands recognize exam results from the National Board of Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE). The exam assesses a hygienist’s ability to understand relevant information including basic biomedical, dental and dental hygiene sciences and the ability to apply the information into a problem-solving context.


The NBDHE consists of 350 questions. There are 2 components to the NBDHE:


Discipline-based questions on the following three areas: Scientific Basis for Dental Hygiene Practice, Provision of Clinical Dental Hygiene Services and Community Health/Research Principles.


Dental Hygiene Patient Cases containing at least one geriatric, periodontal, pediatric, special needs and medically compromised patient.