NBDHE Results | Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations

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Examination results are typically available approximately three to four weeks after the examination date. Results can be viewed online by logging in with your DENTPIN® and password.

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NBDHE scoring FAQ’S

How can I get my NBDHE results?

Your examination results are available three to four weeks after taking the exam. All NBDHE results are audited for accuracy before being posted. To get your results, sign in with your DENTPIN and password below.

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What is a passing score for the NBDHE?

National Board Examination results are reported as either “pass” or “fail,” based on a candidate’s performance with reference to the corresponding standard established for the Examination Program. Results are reported only as “pass” for candidates who achieve passing scores. For remediation purposes, the JCNDE provides performance information to candidates who have failed the examination.

Will I be penalized for guessing?

Candidate results are computed based on the responses provided by the candidate, considered against the examination form scoring key. Candidates are not penalized for guessing.

Are all questions scored?

Some questions on the examination are experimental and are not scored. The data collected on unscored questions is used to determine whether the question is appropriate for use in future test construction. Unscored questions look the same to candidates as scored questions.

How can I request an audit?

All NBDHE results are audited for accuracy before being posted. To request an audit of your results, sign in with your DENTPIN and password.
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Here is additional information about dispute resolution for NBDHE test takers (PDF).