New! Apply for DANB exams online

DANB has launched online exam applications for the RHS and ICE exams.

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For dental assistants looking to earn Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) certification, applying for exams just got a little easier. This summer, DANB launched online applications for the DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE) exams. Now, in addition to the traditional mail-in application option, dental assistants interested in taking these exams can apply online.*

Apply for DANB’s RHS exam online now!
Apply for DANB’s ICE exam online now!

This new online process makes applying for the RHS and ICE exams faster and more convenient. Candidates can:
Apply with a fast, easy online process.
Access their Test Admission Notice online immediately after applying.
Schedule an exam date with a Pearson VUE test site within four hours of applying online.

DANB will launch an online application for the RHS/ICE combination exam in the coming weeks.

For those looking to prepare for these two DANB exams, the DALE Foundation, the official DANB affiliate, offers online review materials, including the:
DANB RHS Review
DANB RHS Practice Test
DANB ICE Review
DANB ICE Practice Test

DANB exams and certifications are recognized or required by 39 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Air Force, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Passing DANB exams and earning certification can make it easier for dental assistants to meet state requirements and easier to relocate if they should ever need to move to a different state in the future.

DANB’s RHS and ICE exams are components of theNational Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) and Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certifications. DANB’s ICE exam is also a component of the Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) certification. Dental assistants who hold DANB certification feel it’s a great source of personal pride and that it has several professional advantages. In fact, according to DANB’s 2014 Salary Survey, DANB CDA certificants earn about $2 more per hour compared to their non-certified colleagues.

To learn more, visit danb.org or dalefoundation.org.

*Although DANB offers online exam application, the exams will continue to be administered at secure, proctored Pearson VUE test centers.


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