National Board Dental Exam (NBDE)
CAAPID collects both self-reported test results and official test results when
requested by the applicant. Only official test results from 2012-present test
administrations can be sent to ADEA CAAPID. ADEA CAAPID does not require NBDE
test results but many programs do have NBDE requirements; for information about
the requirements for each program, please see the ADEA CAAPID Directory.
the NBDE Part I was completed prior to 2007, applicants must self-report their
numerical scores in each of the following sections, as well as their reference
the NBDE Part I was completed between 2007 and 2011, applicants will need to
report their standard score (49–99) and their overall result (Pass/Fail).
the NBDE Part I was completed in 2012 or later, applicants are asked to report
their overall result (Pass/Fail) only.
the NBDE Part II was completed prior to 2012, applicants will need to report
their average score (49–99).
the NBDE Part II was completed in 2012 or later, applicants will need to report
the overall result (Pass/Fail) only.
Official NBDE Results
Applicants can request
official NBDE test results at ada.org/dentpin.
Under “Send Official Score Reports and National Board Results Requests” click
on “Request NBDE Part I and Part II Results.” Applicants will need a DENTPIN
and password in order to login.
After logging in and
verifying personal information, applicants will select ADEA CAAPID on the
“Result Recipient Selection” page. Applicants should not add additional names or email addresses in the “Alternate
Recipient(s)” page. Enter payment information and submit the request. An email
confirmation will be sent to the address on file.
Results are sent to ADEA
CAAPID within five business days. Applicants can login to the ADEA CAAPID
application and check the status of their official scores under the “Check
Status” tab at the top of the page.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (ETS TOEFL)
ADEA CAAPID programs have ETS TOEFL requirements. Applicants are able to
self-report their test results from the ETS TOEFL within the ADEA CAAPID
application for either the internet-based test (iBT) or paper-based test.
can also provide official TOEFL score reports directly to ADEA CAAPID if they
chose. Official score reports are accepted directly from ETS only and must be
provided electronically. To have your official TOEFL scores sent directly to
ADEA CAAPID, please request scores to be sent to the score code for institution B451: American Dental Education
Association’s ADEA CAAPID.
ADEA CAAPID does collect official TOEFL scores, some advanced standing programs
also require official TOEFL scores to be sent directly to the program.
Applicants are encouraged to check the specific TOEFL score reporting
requirements for each program to which they wish to apply by visiting the ADEA CAAPID Program
Dental Admission Test (ADAT)
who have taken the Advanced
Dental Admission Test (ADAT) will have their score(s) sent directly to all ADEA
CAAPID designations. Scores will be provided to institutions at regular
intervals throughout the cycle. Scores will only be provided to programs for
which an applicant has a complete application at the time scores are processed.
No ADAT scores will be available within the ADEA CAAPID application.