Failing a Dental Licensure Exam

Failing a dental licensure exam is NOT the end of the world

Failing a dental licensure exam is NOT the end of the world

Failing your licensing exam may seem like the end of the world, but it does happen, and dentists do go on to achieve licensure and practice dentistry.

You can read licensure stories from ADA member dentists, and if you want to appeal your results or apply to re-test, you can find more information in Understanding Licensure.

Getting ready for your clinical exam? Download a free checklist (PDF).