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NC Dental Radiography Challenge Exam
May 20, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This course satisfies the dental radiography requirements of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners allowing out-of-state dental assistants or foreign dentists who successfully complete the examinations to legally take dental radiographs in a North Carolina clinical setting.
DURATION: Written examination, Clinical examination on a manikin, no lecture hours required.
PREREQUISITES: Out-of-state dental assistants or foreign dentists with at least a year of experience actually taking radiographs on live patients
The written exam is an online multiple-choice test that has been approved by the NC State Board of Dental Examiners. It will be available a week before the course. You do not need to study beforehand. A grade of at least 70% on the written exam is necessary in order to be eligible to take the clinical assessment. For your clinical examination, a full-mouth series of radiographs (digital and film) will be taken on a manikin, processed and properly mounted.
A North Carolina Dental Radiography certificate is given upon successful completion of both the written and clinical exams.
In order to sit for this CHALLENGE EXAM without taking the lecture portion, a student MUST have both experience taking dental radiographs and also proof of dental radiography certification from another state. A foreign dental degree is also acceptable.
*You are not considered enrolled in the course unless full payment is received.
*You will need to upload proof of your dental assisting status in order to receive your certificate at the end of the class.
An email will be sent out a few days before the testing period opens. This email will have instructions on how to set up your login to the online classroom portal. Further instructions on how to upload your proof of eligibility as well as links to your examinations will be inside.