ADEA AADSAS provides a
service to dental schools that wish to obtain a criminal background check on accepted
students through Certiphi Screening. You can view schools that participate in
the ADEA criminal background check by visiting the “Dental Schools Designation”
section of the application or contacting dental schools.
Once accepted at a
participating dental school, Certiphi® Screening, Inc. will send an email to
the email address you entered in the ADEA AADSAS application. This email will give
you access to a secure online form where you will provides basic identifying
information and consent for this report to be obtained. You can review the
final report prior to its distribution.
You will have 10 calendar
days from when the report is emailed to review it before it is made available to
participating dental schools. You will be provided with an opportunity to
contest the accuracy of the contents of the report within 10 calendar days. After
10 calendar days, the report will be made available to the participating dental
schools from which you received an acceptance.
criminal background report will not be released to any party other than the
dental schools requesting it. ADEA AADSAS does not have access to this report.
For more information about
Criminal Background Check, contact:
Certiphi® Screening Inc.
Applicant inquiry only: (800) 803–9582
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time