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For State BoardsDiscover how we support licensing jurisdictions, fulfill examination requirements, and emerging needs in the service of our mission to protect the public.
For EducatorsLearn what ADEX and CDCA-WREB-CITA examinations offer your students and find out how to host an exam at your school.
For MembersAccess your Member Resources portal to submit preferences, confirm assignments, and connect with the organization.
Last Updated 4/14/23 Maps are updated with information as confirmed with each Jurisdiction. Jurisdictions not accepting the ADEX Dental Examination for initial licensure are depicted in grey and include Delaware and New York.
Last Updated 5/9/2023 Maps are updated with information as confirmed with each Jurisdiction. Jurisdictions not accepting the ADEX Dental Hygiene Examination for initial licensure are depicted in grey and include Delaware and Nebraska.
As of August 1, 2022, CDCA-WREB-CITA is one agency with one mission, offering a common, uniform licensure examination for dental and dental hygiene professions: simplifying the process for students, schools, and state boards.
It is the mission of CDCA-WREB-CITA to be the nationwide resource in the development, innovation, and administration of competency assessments for the dental health professions. We are:
Committed to serving boards of dentistry by designing and administering assessments that are based on sound principles of testing and measurement.
Pledged to excellence, integrity, and fairness.
Committed to a national uniform examination process dedicated to the protection of the public through cooperation with state dental boards, organized dental and dental hygiene, and educational institutions.