Image Portal

Use this resource to submit images for possible use within exams. We prefer original, digitized images taken after 2010. Acceptable formats include JPG, PNG and TIFF.

Image Portal Temporarily Unavailable

The Image Portal is currently undergoing essential upgrades to enhance your experience. As a result, it is currently unavailable.

Still, we value your contributions and understand the importance of continued access to image submission resources. Approved test constructors are encouraged to direct all image submissions to ADA Connect ( until further notice.

For those who are not approved test constructors but wish to contribute image submissions, please feel free to reach out to us via email at for assistance.

We sincerely appreciate your understanding and patience during this time. Rest assured, our team is diligently working to complete the upgrades swiftly. Updates regarding the new version of the Image Portal will be provided as soon as they become available.

Thank you for your invaluable contributions and continued support.

When available, submissions may include:

  • radiographs, intraoral or extraoral photographs.
  • photographs of study casts.
  • supplemental case information including dental charts, or medical history.

The following parameters are appreciated:

  • Radiographs must be of diagnostic quality and free of technical errors, unless such errors serve an analytic purpose.
  • Photographs should be clear with natural color and contrast, and free of extraneous elements, such as mirrors, retractors, tape, instruments, and fingers.
  • Preferred views include:
    • a full frontal view of both arches in centric occlusion.
    • right and left lateral views in centric occlusion.
    • a full occlusal view of the upper arch.
    • a full occlusal view of the lower arch.
    • other views, including close-ups of a dental arch or quadrant, may be provided as long as appropriate views listed above are provided for orientation.
  • Color slides or photographs include:
    • intraoral and/or extraoral views.
    • slides of study casts (for orthodontic and prosthodontics cases).
    • slides of lesions (for cases including oral pathology).
  • Please orient radiographs and photographs properly and clearly mark them as Right Side & Left Side or R & L. The orientation (Left & Right) of radiographs and photographs must be clearly labeled as if you are looking toward patient.

For additional information or questions, please contact the Department of Testing Services at or by calling 800.232.1694.