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Council of Interstate Testing Agencies, Inc.

About CITA

The CITA staff and examiners are committed to being professional, proficient, and efficient in exam administration. As we continue to grow, we continue to develop streamlined processes that provide candidates with access to the tools they will need to be successful while also equipping examiners and educators with resources they can use to help facilitate the development of a national dental community.

mission statement

To provide psychometric, technical and administrative services in the administration and delivery of clinical licensure examinations in dentistry and dental hygiene. CITA will demonstrate integrity and fairness as it provides assistance to state boards of dentistry in their mission to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by assuring that only competent and qualified individuals are allowed to practice dentistry and dental hygiene.


Who is CITA?

The Council of Interstate Testing Agencies, Inc. (CITA) is a non-profit corporation that was founded on July 15, 2005. As an independent regional testing agency that administers the ADEX dental clinical licensure examination and the ADEX dental hygiene clinical licensure examination at various testing sites, CITA continues to set standards of excellence in its testing administration. CITA is composed of 8 member jurisdictions -- Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, West Virginia, Arkansas and Utah.



Executive Board Members:



Conrad "Chip" McVea, III, DDS MAGD--President

M. W. "Buddy" Wester, lll, DDS--Vice-President

Renea Chapman, RDH--Secretary

David Howdy, DDS--Treasurer

W. Stan Hardesty, DDS--Past President


Cindy Washburn--Executive Director


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