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NBDE Part II General Information

Click the blue box and check back daily for new information.  Important updates for all testing candidates regarding COVID-19  

The Integrated National Board Dental Examination (INBDE) is now available. The NBDE Part I is no longer available and Part II will be discontinued on August 1, 2022. 

NBDE Part II deadline extended

The deadline to take the NBDE Part II has been extended to December 31. Read all the details of the NBDE Part II extension (PDF).

Important Note Concerning Periodontics Terminology: 

In 2017, the American Academy of Periodontology introduced new classifications. These new classifications were implemented in the summer of 2020. Download the classifications below.


  • Apply to Take the NBDE Part II
  • Schedule a Time to Take the Examination
  • Testing Schedule Change
  • Exam Preparation Material and Helpful Information
  • Examination Item Development Guide
  • NBDE Results Information and Audit Request
  • Test Security and Fraud Prevention